University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Advanced Audiology Studies

Through our master's course, you will build on the knowledge and skills gained through undergraduate study and professional work by exploring core concepts and subjects. You will also delve into specific areas of audiology practice, policy, research or education. Inter-professional learning with students from a range of healthcare backgrounds will help you to learn and develop your skills in new ways. Our Advanced Audiology course will enable you to gain the understanding and ability to contribute to the advancement of audiology knowledge and practice.

Entry requirements

A recognised professional audiology qualification and a relevant honours first degree (2:1 or above or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience which the University accepts as qualifying the applicant for entry. Students who have not studied in a predominantly English speaking country are required to hold IELTS 7.0, including 7.0 in the written section or TOEFL 100, including 25 in the written section.

Course modules

Neurosensory Science
Clinical Applications of Neurosensory Sciences
Adult Auditory Assessment and Management
Vestibular Assessment and Management
Paediatric Audiology
Effective Amplification for Infants and Children
Developing Deaf Child
Language Acquisition
Understanding Practice in Deaf Education in the UK
Advanced Skill in Aural Rehabilitation

Assessment methods

PgDip

A variety of assessments are used within individual course units and across the course as a whole. All assessments require you to integrate knowledge and understanding, and apply this to your own practice relevant to the outcomes of each unit.
Assessment methods include:
Essays
Case studies
Assessed seminar presentations
Literature reviews
Change proposals

MSc

A variety of assessments are used within individual course units and across the course as a whole. All assessments require you to integrate knowledge and understanding, and apply this to your own practice relevant to the outcomes of each unit.
Assessment methods include:
Essays
Case studies
Assessed seminar presentations
Literature reviews
Change proposals
The full MSc qualifications requires an extended written piece of work (12,000-15,000 words) which focuses on a specific aspect of audiology practice, policy or research in the form of an extended literature based review.

Sponsorship information

Funded places for this programme or for some stand-alone units are available through the Continuing Education Service Level Agreement for Audiologists working in the NHS in the North West, subject to the support of the applicant's line manager and Trust SLA authorised signatory.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,333 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Audiology
Telephone number: 
0161 275 2585