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This MSc covers a diverse range of subjects including cochlear function and the mechanisms of hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, the diagnosis of dizziness, and cochlear implants and implantable devices. It enables the progress and advancement of careers in the field of Audiology within the NHS and other health organisations. What and how will I learn? The programme provides audiologists and related practitioners with research-led developments and advanced training, alongside the skills and knowledge required to develop and lead research, and deliver evidence-based diagnosis and management. Participants gain the skills necessary to fulfil the higher practitioner roles (bands 6 and 7) within the NHS. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of 12 core taught courses (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits). A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time nine months) is offered. Core Modules CORE COURSES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Healthcare Practice Management Auditory Implant Advances in Tinnitus Vestibular Rehabilitation Diagnostic Dilemmas in Audiology Managing Hearing Loss Evidence-based Audiological Practice Dissertationreport All MSc students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 60 pages. Options All courses are compulsory. Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.ukeartrainingpostgraduateindex The programme is delivered through lectures, practical demonstrations and workshops, on-line tutorials and assignments. Research skills will be obtained through lectures and the completion of a Scientific Research Paper and Poster Presentation. Assessment is through one written assignment of 3000 words, MCQ tests, unseen examination, and the research dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The UCL Ear Institute provides a unique environment for graduate study, and is the largest and most broad-based academic unit for research into hearing and deafness in the UK. Students benefit from the interdisciplinary range of clinical and research expertise among its staff. Collaboration between disciplines provides integrated research projects encompassing the peripheral structures in the inner ear to the auditory cortex, using a range of model systems from flies to humans. The associated Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital houses the largest clinical audiology unit in the country, and the first ever Cochlear Implant team in the UK. Your future career The programme provides Audiologists with the required depth and breadth of up-to-date knowledge and competence to enable them to fulfil the needs of the higher practitioner roles (bands 6 and 7) within the NHS, as defined by the Knowledge and Skills Framework and National Occupational Standards. First career destinations of recent graduates include: St George's Hospital: Head of Technical Audiology, Hammersmith NHS Trust: Head of Audiology Services, County Durham Endowment Foundation Trust: Senior Chief Audiologist, Royal Cornwall Hospital: Senior Audiologist, Lothian NHS Trust: Paediatrics Audiology Services Manager and Birmingham Children's Hospital: Senior Audiologist. Entry Requirements A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. How to apply There is no closing date for application, but students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Students applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Who can apply? This programme is suitable for a wide spectrum of healthcare professionals including Community Physicians, ENT surgeons, General Practitioners, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, and Occupational Physicians within the NHS and abroad. RAE Rating Ear Institute 70% rated 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internati
This MSc covers a diverse range of subjects including cochlear function and the mechanisms of hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, the diagnosis of dizziness, and cochlear implants and implantable devices. It enables the progress and advancement of careers in the field of Audiology within the NHS and other health organisations. What and how will I learn? The programme provides audiologists and related practitioners with research-led developments and advanced training, alongside the...