Hearing Therapy PgCert/PgDip

This course is for you if you are a clinician in the field of Audiology looking to gain knowledge and understanding to support provision of a service for patients with a wide range of hearing and hearing related problems.

Location: Aston University, Birmingham

Course type
Online / distance learning

Course format

No placements


PG Cert: 1 year, PGDip: 2 years

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Course outline

Our hearing therapy course will provide you with the knowledge base to support the provision of service for patients with a wide range of hearing and hearing-related problems.

This programme introduces the function and disorders of the auditory system, audiological assessment, and management of hearing disorders in adults. It encourages students to engage in evidence-based decision-making and to develop the higher thinking skills that are essential for advanced clinical practice in adult auditory rehabilitation.

Key information

Credit value: 60 masters level credits (PGCert) 120 masters credits (PGDip)

Mode of delivery: 5 day mandatory attendance (split across 3 and 2 days) with online materials

Course type: PGCert/PGDip

Start date: October. 

Number of places available: Maximum 10 students 

Further dates: please register your interest below to be notified once dates are released

Duration: 1 academic year (PGCert)  or 2 academic years (PGDip)

Time commitment: Although this will depend upon the individual, you a typical student can expect to spend around 10 hours a week throughout the duration of the course, equivalent to 500 hours of study in total

Speak with admissions

If you have any questions about the application process please get in touch with our postgraduate admissions team:

Email: professionalcpd@aston.ac.uk

Call: 0121 204 3200 (Please note this line is open Monday-Friday between 10am-4pm)

Please click here for guidance on completing the postgraduate application. 


£3,900 for PGCert

£7,800 for PGDip

Based on current fees £650 per 10 credits. 

Learning, teaching and assessment

This course is delivered via attendance on campus and distance learning. You will access learning materials for general study, revision and assessment via our virtual learning environment, Blackboard. This platform allows you to access a comprehensive range of study materials, scientific journals, e-journals, databases and much more.


Online tasks and written essays.

Our courses are written and delivered by staff at the forefront of Life and Health Sciences teaching and research. Many members of staff practise / have practised professionally. In the recent Teaching Excellence Framework assessment, Aston University was awarded Gold, the highest award possible. In addition, our courses are regularly reviewed by relevant professional experts.

Course director

Helen Pryce-Cazalet

Other staff

Becky Midwinter

Saira Hussain

Dr Lou Atkinson

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