The University of Western Australia
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Master of Clinical Audiology

Enhance your skills and knowledge in audiology by completing the Master of Clinical Audiology.

Introduction

Audiology is the clinical science involving the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss and associated communication disorders.

UWA's Master of Clinical Audiology course is one of only five university audiology programs offered in Australia. 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 the Audiological Society of Australia.

The Master of Clinical Audiology has an intake every second year, in even years. The next intake of students will commence in January 2016. Applications will open in September 2015.

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Course description, features and facilities

UWA's Auditory Laboratory has been internationally recognised for more than 30 years for the excellence of its research into the fundamental physiological processes of both normal hearing and hearing impairment.

Students taking the Master of Clinical Audiology at UWA will be taught by highly trained and skilled staff with first hand experience of the latest developments in hearing science. All students will have the opportunity to carry out audiology research in this exciting environment. The staff are world-renowned researchers in this field and have a great deal of experience in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The Faculty of Science offers Master's by Coursework bursaries for domestic students and Postgraduate Merit scholarships for international students. Please visit the Faculty of Science website for details.

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Structure

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Professional recognition

The Master of Clinical Audiology is accredited by the Audiological Society of Australia and graduates are eligible for membership.

 

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Career opportunities

Audiologists are hearing health care professionals responsible for the assessment and management of individuals with hearing, communication and balance problems. They provide clinical services in hospitals, community health centres, hearing aid clinics, and in some medical practices.

Many audiologists are involved in research, helping to develop new behavioural and electrophysiological test techniques, cochlear implants, hearing aids and hearing health therapies. Some audiologists work in community and workplace settings including programs aimed at reducing the prevalence and impact of middle ear disease in rural and remote aboriginal communities, newborn hearing screening programs and hearing conservation programs in industry.

Related careers

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Further study opportunities

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Check the Entrance requirements

This course is available to Australian and international students.

On this page

  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

A UWA bachelor's degree, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and
A current National Police Certificate indicating no criminal conviction. (Currency of National Police Certificate is 12 months).

English competency

See the full list of English Language Requirements.

Please note: Requirements may be higher for some individual courses, where this is the case the additional requirements will be specified. 

 

Additional information

The following information should be submitted in conjunction with your completed application:

- A brief personal statement/cover letter outlining the reasons for applying for the program - maximum of one page.

- A current National Police Certificate indicating no criminal conviction.


These pages are under review and are being updated.

How to apply

This course is available to Australian and international students.

On this page

  1. How to apply
  2. Fees
  3. Contact details - admission information

How to apply

Apply online. Refer below for application dates and access to the Online Application System (OASys):

Fees

Annual fee: $21000.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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On this page

  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees
  4. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

The Master of Clinical Audiology has an intake every second year, in even years. The next intake of students will commence in January 2014.

Applications close on Friday 14 November, 2013. All applications for this course are assessed together and applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible.

Applicants for this course must have already met the English Competency requirements.

http://www.studyat.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/coursework-admission-requirements/english

Prospective students are strongly encouraged to apply with sufficient time to allow for the processing of their application and to secure a student visa.

How to apply

Apply online

UWA representatives offer application advice and support to future students in various countries. Visit the link below to find an authorised UWA agent near you.

Apply through an agent

Fees

Annual fee: $36700.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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Master of Clinical Audiology: the details

Status
Not Available 2015
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Full-time only
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
January (every second year)
Weekly first year time commitment
For information regarding course contact hours and requirements refer to relevant details in the UWA Handbook.
Standard full-time completion
2 years
Maximum time to complete
5 years
Contact details: course information
Senior Administrative Officer
School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology
enquiries-aphb@uwa.edu.au
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6488 3303
Course code
90540
CRICOS Code
033772E
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