Vestibular Rehabilitation- Standalone module

This course is for you if you are looking to develop a broad understanding of the principles and practice of vestibular rehabilitation. It also considers implications for service delivery.

Location: Aston University, Birmingham

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Online / distance learning

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Key information and entry requirements

Mode of delivery: Distance learning 

Course type: Standalone module 

Duration: Duration times vary. Use the contact details below to enquire about this.

Start date: January

Location: This is a distance learning course, delivered by e-learning. Access to course materials will be given by Aston University after the registration procedure has been completed.

Number of credits: 15 masters level credits 

Entry requirements: None 


2020/21 fees are £550 per 10 credits.

Total fees for this 15 credit module for January 2021 start are £825.

Course outline

This module aims to provide students with a theoretical understanding of the principles and practice of vestibular rehabilitation. It also considers implications for service delivery. 

Module content:

  • Psychosocial assessment of patients with vestibular disorders
  • Theories of rehabilitation in relation to balance disorders
  • Identification of range of resources needed to support patients with vestibular disorders
  • Outcome measures in vestibular rehabilitation
  • Delivering patient/client centred services using shared decision making principles.

Learning, teaching and assessment

Delivered via 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.

Assessment is by coursework submitted throughout the course. Coursework will take the form of 4 short essays (700 words) and a final 2,000 word essay.

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.

Career prospects

Our courses offer you the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in order to develop your career. In addition, our ethos is to equip you to make a real difference in your field.

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