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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Audiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The one-year MSc Audiology at the University of Southampton is widely recognised as a world-leading postgraduate course for the academic training of audiologists. It is suitable for those who wish to enter audiology for the first time and for audiologists or related professionals who wish to progress their careers. Please note that graduates from the one-year MSc Audiology are unable to register to work in the UK without relevant clinical experience. The level of experience required to apply for clinical registration is determined by the registration bodies.

Introducing your degree

Our world-leading MSc Audiology courses, underpinned by our pioneering research, enable both experienced clinicians and recent science/engineering graduates to accelerate their careers. The one-year MSc course provides scientific training in audiology and takes students from around the world. The two-year MSc course adds a 9-12 month clinical placements in the UK, Ireland and Jersey. All placement centres are approved and accredited by the University of Southampton and include a mixture of NHS and private clinics.

Our graduates have transformed audiology around the world, from starting the first audiology service in Rwanda, developing the national Chinese hearing test, becoming head of University department in Jordan to managing a hearing screening programme in the UK.

One-year MSc Audiology course

Develop your knowledge and skills with this challenging and rewarding training course in audiology.

This course caters for a variety of applicants:

Those new to audiology are provided with a professional foundation.
Qualified audiologists, speech-and-language therapists and other health professionals are offered rich and challenging professional development.

The year is divided into two semesters. With the last four months dedicated to your research project, at the end of which you will submit a thesis.

You will attend taster clinics, develop research skills and investigate healthcare innovations in the field. There is also the option to exit the course at an earlier stage with a PG Cert or PG Dip.

The application deadline for the one-year MSc Audiology programme is 31st July 2020. Information on the application process can be found under the Entry Requirements tab.

Please note that graduates from the one-year MSc Audiology are unable to register to work in the UK without relevant clinical experience. The level of experience required to apply for clinical registration is determined by the registration bodies.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Applied Research Methods
Clinical Audiology 1; Rehabilitation of Auditory Disorders
Physiology and Psychology of Hearing
Paediatric Audiology
Clinical Audiology 2
Research Project
Fundamentals of Auditory Implants
Assessment and Management of Vestibular Disorders

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£23,136

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours (2:1) or higher in a related discipline such as a physical, biological, life or behavioural science or an engineering subject. Applicants with a lower-second class Bachelor’s honours degree are considered only if evidence can be provided for the development of skills and capabilities beyond the degree, such as two years of relevant and appropriate work experience and training. Applicants who do not have adequate recent academic experience in a science subject but have an otherwise strong application may be considered for the Alternative Route to MSc (ARM) pathway.

Department profile

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre. Postgraduate study: We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering...more

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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