UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Otology and Audiology

This course is structured to provide the theoretical, scientific, clinical, research and vocational skills necessary to practice enhanced otology, audiovestibular medicine and audiology. The programme is designed for ENT surgeons, audiovestibular physicians, paediatricians, GPs, neurologists and other trainees and physicians with an interest in the medical aspects of audiology who wish to develop or enhance their careers or specialise in otology.

Entry requirements

A UK medical degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants should also have the relevant postgraduate clinical experience in their parent medical specialty. As there will be clinical placements within the NHS, students will also be expected to satisfy the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Occupational Health. A UK medical degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants should also have the relevant postgraduate clinical experience in their parent medical specialty. As there will be clinical placements within the NHS, students will also be expected to satisfy the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Occupational Health.

Course modules

Core modules: anatomy and physiology of the audiovestibular system for physicians imaging; research methods and statistics. Options: advanced amplification and aural rehabilitation; advanced management of tinnitus and hyperacusis; advances in auditory implants; adult audiological medicine and rehabilitation; audiovestibular physics; auditory processing disorders; balance; clinical diagnostics for audiovestibular medicine; diagnostic audiology for ENT practice; introduction to amplification and aural rehabilitation; lateral skull base and facial nerve.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and observation at accredited clinical placements. Assessment is through a combination of methods including unseen examinations, written assignments (essays and a dissertation), case presentations, clinical portfolios and vivas.

Sponsorship information

UCL Graduate School.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,460 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 23,020 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 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