Healthcare Science (Audiology) BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester

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Course Summary

Our three-year BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course offers practitioner-level training and a qualification accredited by the HCPC, RCCP and AHCS, allowing you to work within both the NHS and the independent sector. You will study the theoretical, practical and clinical aspects of audiology that are needed to practice as an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser. The course includes topics and placements in closely related healthcare science areas such as neurophysiology and vision sciences in Year 1. In Year 2, you will learn about inter-professional practice in group workshops with nursing, midwifery, pharmacy and dentistry students. Studying alongside other healthcare professionals will equip you to be a 21st century health practitioner working in diverse multidisciplinary teams. In addition to learning degree-level skills and core audiology academic content. you will have 50 weeks of practical clinical training. Practical training is included in all three years of the course, with substantial practical skills training taking place in our Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness (ManCAD) laboratories.Throughout this course, you will use the skills you develop to assess and treat patients in clinics offering a range of audiology services, while under expert supervision. This is undertaken in independent sector training placements in Years 1 and 2 and NHS training placements in all years. **Special Features****Expert teaching** This course is led by members of the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness (ManCAD), an internationally recognised multi-million pound hearing research programme.**Placements in all three years** You will undertake 10 weeks of practical and clinical placement work in Year 1, 18 weeks in Year 2 and 22 weeks in Year 3. You will be provided with uniforms for your placements.**Eligibility for professional registration** Become eligible to register with professional bodies including the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) after completing our course.**Leadership training and awards**The Year 2 Leadership unit aims to inform, enlighten and inspire students to become the leaders of tomorrow by providing an opportunity to develop your own leadership skills.**Extensive careers support** Receive guidance on entering your chosen career from your academic advisor, the Audiology Employability Lead, service managers from the NHS and independent sector organisations in Year 3. You can also attend an annual audiology careers fair.

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  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
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  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

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We require Grades ABB, including a science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Psychology or Applied Science).Typical Contextual Offer: BBB (including specific subjects).

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£9,250 per year

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The University of Manchester is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, with 40,000 students from almost every country in the world. With world-leading research and social responsibility at its heart, Manchester is a place to innovate, to lead and to make a difference. A Russell Group university, it is ranked in the top 30 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020).


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