Aston University: Advanced Hearing Therapy Practice

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Web www2.aston.ac.uk
Email pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk
Telephone 01212043200
Study type Taught

Summary

The course aims to allow graduates with an interest in audiology and related fields e.g. psychology, speech and language therapy etc, to enhance their understanding and practice of adult rehabilitation and research.

As an audiologist or healthcare scientist, studying this course will enhance your clinical practice and research skills in addition to developing your level of specialisation. This will enable you to better assimilate and process academic knowledge to provide complex rehabilitation to adults with hearing needs.

The programme is based on blended-learning to enable it to be conducted while you remain in practice and applying the knowledge you gain from lectures to complete you assignments and case records based on theory and evidence-based practice.

The number of taught elements taken at any time is flexible:

  • MSc. programme requires six taught modules (120 credits) to be undertaken along with a research methods tuition and written research dissertation (60 credits total) (all within 5-6 years)

  • DHearing Therapy requires nine taught modules (180 credits) plus a full practice-based research project (all within 6-7 years)

  • Research Methods is a core module for MSc. and doctorate students.

Taught modules are available once per year, with start dates 1st October, and are either 15 or 30 credits each (nominally equivalent to 150-300 hours of student learning). All modules (excluding Hearing Therapy Counselling and Communication Skills) consist of remote access lectures with online tests for feedback and a module coursework assignment, such as an essay related to the module.

MSc

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Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

Teaching
You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying …

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