Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The course aims to produce graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be competent entry-level practitioners of clinical audiology and produce health professionals who are familiar with issues relating to public health and the principles of primary health care. This degree is designed to produce graduates who can function effectively in a range of primary and tertiary health care settings in metropolitan, rural and remote areas, including practising audiology with minority and disadvantaged groups.
- Students complete twelve core (compulsory) topics aimed at preparing students for beginner clinical practice as an audiologist in a range of urban, rural and remote settings
- to be a well-informed health professional
- and to acquire critical skills in appraising scientific and clinical information which will assist their further professional development. The degree offers a range of innovative learning experiences, including extensive problem-based learning, laboratory classes and clinical placements. Students will be able to undertake clinical placements in Adelaide or interstate, including in rural and remote areas of South Australia or the Northern Territory.Students will undertake professional experience placement as part of the course. For more information visit https://students.flinders.edu.au/my-course/placements/compliance/audiology .
- Audiology, Professional Studies.
Standard entry requirements
Applicants must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, and have achieved a Flinders equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5.00 or above to be considered.Applicants who did not achieve a GPA of 5.00 or above in their completed bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, can still be considered on the basis of a second bachelor degree, graduate certificate (if done in its entirety), graduate diploma or Masters degree of their choice, provided they have completed a minimum one semester of full-time equivalent study in one of these courses and they achieve a GPA of 5.00 or above in this study. Selection will be based on academic merit. Up to 4 places are reserved in the course for applicants who have completed the Bachelor of Health Sciences or the Bachelor of Medical Science at Flinders University.
Graduates will be eligible for membership of the Audiology Australia.
The University may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, consider applicants who do not hold a bachelor degree or equivalent but can demonstrate relevant higher education study with relevant work experience, or relevant work experience which may meet the requirements for entry into the course. Please contact the University for further advice.
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