UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Audiological Science with Clinical Practice

The course is designed to train students from other disciplines as audiologists. This unique programme provides the core knowledge, skills and clinical competencies necessary for employment as an audiologist.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates who do not meet this requirement but have a minimum of 5 years' relevant clinical experience may also be considered. Students will be expected to meet the requirements of the clinical placement's human resource department (including satisfactory health clearance and Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check). Progression to the clinical placement (second) year will be based on satisfactory academic performance and there being no fitness to practise issues.

Course modules

Core modules: signals and systems for audiology; anatomy and physiology of the audiovestibular system; balance; clinical and professional practice; diagnostic audiology; introduction to amplification and aural rehabilitation; paediatric audiology; research methods and statistics; clinical adult audiovestibular assessment and paediatric hearing assessment; clinical adult diagnostics and auditory rehabilitation; integrative audiology; living with hearing loss.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, case presentations, tutorials, enquiry-based learning, practical demonstrations and in-service clinical placements within accredited audiology departments in the NHS or private sector. Assessment (formative and summative) is by essays, case presentations, mini tests, final written and practical examinations, and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 23,020 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Variable - 3 years
PgDip Variable - 3 years
PgDip Full-time - 18 months

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