UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Advanced Audiology

This programme is designed for practising audiologists looking to enhance their clinical and professional skills; it provides advanced training in a variety of specialities allowing students to tailor their learning to their clinical needs; it has a strong focus on research and the delivery of evidence-based diagnosis and management.

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have at least 2 years' recent post-qualification clinical experience in audiology or a related discipline. A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is the standard entry requirement. The Ear Institute recognises that some audiology professionals may have had different (non-degree) entries into the profession. Applicants with the BAAT qualification and/or a Certificate or Diploma in Hearing Therapy who also have at least 5 years of relevant clinical experience and appropriate registration with the RCCP may be accepted, depending on their relevant experience, and are encouraged to contact the Ear Institute to discuss their application.

Course modules

Core modules: anatomy and physiology of the audiovestibular system; research methods and statistics; counselling; research project; options: central auditory processing; advanced management of tinnitus and hyperacusis; advanced amplification and aural rehabilitation; vestibular rehabilitation; advances in auditory implants; paediatric assessment; paediatric habilitation; rehabilitation for adults with acquired hearing loss; signals and systems; research evidence and design i; principles of health informatics; ehealth (patients and the internet); healthcare quality and evidence based practice; using information in healthcare management; research methods in healthcare; introduction to neuroanatomy, systems and disease.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through lectures, practical demonstrations and workshops, structured workplace/placement observation, online tutorials and assignments. Research skills will be obtained through lectures and the completion of a scientific research paper and poster presentation. Assessments include essays, reflective journals, case studies, clinical portfolios, unseen examinations and the research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 23,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,815 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,815 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,815 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,815 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,055 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,015 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 8966