Advanced Audiology MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

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  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    London

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

Advanced Audiology is designed for practising audiologists looking to enhance their clinical skills. Graduates are eligible to apply for senior clinical roles in the NHS or private sector. A variety of specialist modules can be selected to suit students' professional needs. The programme has a strong research and evidence-based practice foundation.

Facilities

Location

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London
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Gower Street, WC1E 6BT

Starts

On request

To take into account

The programme provides audiologists with the required depth, breadth and up-to-date knowledge and competence to enable them to fulfil the needs of the higher practitioner roles. The UCL Ear Institute's links with industry and healthcare providers allows students significant networking opportunities.

Applicants need to have at least two years' recent post-qualification clinical experience in audiology or a related discipline. A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's 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 five years of relevant clinical experience and a

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26/07/2018
What I would highlight: London is an expensive city but there are some ways in which money can be saved. I enjoyed a lot thanks for everything.
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What you'll learn on the course

  • Rehabilitation
  • healthcare
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Audiovestibular System
  • Auditory Processing
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Auditory Implants
  • Hyperacusis
  • Technologies

Course programme

A wide range of optional modules enables students to focus on specific advanced fields of audiology relevant to their professional practice. Students will learn about the latest research in each field and how to apply this to patient care and service delivery. Students will gain proficiency in using new tools and techniques in line with advanced-level practice.

MSc students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of three compulsory modules (45 credits), the research project and dissertation (60 credits), and five optional modules (75 credits).

A Postgraduate Diploma, three core modules (45 credits), five optional modules (75 credits), full-time nine months is offered.

A Postgraduate Certificate, four optional modules (60 credits), part-time up to two years is offered.

Core modules
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Audiovestibular System
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Counselling Skills
  • Research Project (see below)
Choose five options from the following:

Students choose five of the following optional modules.

  • Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Advanced Amplification and Aural Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric Habilitation
  • Advances in Auditory Implants
  • Advanced Management of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
  • Paediatric Assessment
  • Rehabilitation for Adults with Acquired Hearing Loss
  • Introduction to Sensory Systems, Technologies & Therapies
  • Signals, Systems, Acoustics and the Ear
  • Principles of Health Informatics
  • eHealth: Patients and the Internet
  • Healthcare Quality and Evidence Based Practice
  • Using Information in Healthcare Management
  • Research Methods in Healthcare
  • Research Evidence and Design I
  • Research Evidence and Design II
Dissertation/report

All MSc students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 10,000–12,000 words.

Teaching and learning

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.

Additional information

Fee -£24,420 (FT)
£ 10,740 VAT inc.