Key information and entry requirements
Credit value: 30 masters level credits
Mode of delivery: 5 day mandatory attendance (split across 3 and 2 days) with online materials
Course type: Standalone module
Start date: October. Please note, applications for October 2020 entry will open summer 2020, this course page will be updated with the application link. Please register your interest by using the form at the bottom of this page.
Number of places available: Maximum 10 students
Further dates: please register your interest below to be notified once dates are released
Duration: 20 weeks (not including Christmas vacation)
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 200 hours of study in total
Entry requirements: You must be a clinician in the field of Audiology.
Course outline and what you will study
This course will provide you with the knowledge base to support provision of a service for patients with a wide range of hearing and hearing related problems.
This module introduces the function & disorders of the auditory system, audiological assessment, and management of hearing disorders in adults. It encourages students to engage with evidence-based decision making and to develop the higher thinking skills that are essential for advanced clinical practice in adult auditory rehabilitation.
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 tests (15%) and 2000 word written case study (85%).
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.
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