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Healthcare Science (Audiology) BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Audiology is the science of hearing and balance and their associated disorders. It’s a varied and expanding discipline, involving aspects of biological sciences, psychology, physics and electronics, speech and language development and social science.As an audiologist you will be involved in the diagnosis of and rehabilitation of patients, allowing you to develop relationships with your patients and see the benefits they get from your care. Audiologists must be able to communicate with people of all ages and combine logical thinking and a scientific approach with a caring and patient-focused attitude.We offer excellent clinical placement experiences across our region which provide opportunities for you to experience the varied work of an audiologist.The course has a 93% satisfaction rate and an excellent employability record. 100% of our Audiology students are in work and/or studying six months following graduation.You will be taught by experienced qualified professionals and being part of the School of Medicine strengthens our link between academic expertise and world-leading research.**Why choose Leeds?**- We are the only audiology course in the UK that sits within a School of Medicine.- You will develop your communication skills with patients and carers through the School’s Patient Carer Community (PCC).- Your learning will benefit from our state-of-the-art on-campus audiology laboratories.- You will have the opportunity to experience private sector practice through specially tailored placements with multiple leading high street audiology service providers.- You will undertake several clinical placements at different hospitals supported by experienced audiologists giving you experience in more than one department.- Currently we provide our students with a generous contribution towards travel costs - to and from placement locations - and some accommodation costs (where travel to and from placement on a daily basis is not possible).- You will undertake a novel research project in your final year and have the opportunity to present your research at conferences and in professional journals.- You will benefit from being taught by research active staff who are working at the cutting-edge of their discipline.- You will have the opportunity to gain an international perspective on audiology through the International Programme of Audiology across Boarders (IPAB) conference in year 3.- Train as a clinical audiologist and become eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC, RCCP and/or AHCS after completing our course.Visit our Audiology webpages for additional course information.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB

ABB including a science subject (e.g. biology, human biology, chemistry, maths, physics and psychology).We consider all A-level subjects for the remaining grades, except general studies or critical thinking.

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 20 3

    23rd out of 35 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    138 65%

    12th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    8th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    179 74%

    22nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    9th

    7

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