Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Audiology is the clinical science involving the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss and associated communication disorders.The course provides students with extensive supervised clinical placements in a variety of workplace settings. Employment prospects for Audiologists who graduate from UWA are excellent both within Australia and overseas. Graduates are eligible for full membership of Audiology Australia.
The first year provides the basic scientific background for audiology and introductory clinical practice. The second year offers comprehensive training in advanced audiological applications in addition to a research project.
- Clinical audiology
Standard entry requirements
(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(a) a bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA:and(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 percent, taken from the most recent degree of at least one year full-time duration.(2) Students must obtain a current National Police Certificate, National Criminal History Check or equivalent certification from country of residence, indicating no criminal conviction. The currency of a National Police Certificate or a National Criminal History Check is 12 months.
Accredited by the Audiological Australia and graduates are eligible for membership.
Providing entry requirements are met, an opportunity exists for students to undertake the coursework from the Clinical Audiology master degree, but submit a PhD thesis in place of the usual master research project. This would lead to the award of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Clinical Audiology. The entry requirements for the PhD are a bachelor degree with honours (2A) plus academic references.
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This course is available in alternate odd years.