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Healthcare Science (Audiology) BSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: B611

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our three-year BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course offers practitioner-level training and a qualification accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) and the National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS), 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. Teaching and Learning will be delivered using a variety of methods, including: interactive lectures, videos, examples classes, tutorial sessions, laboratory classes and projects. The course contains strong practical and clinical elements in every year.This is a demanding fulltime clinical programme. A typical week of study will include up to 37-hours of timetabled learning activity (including directed and self-directed learning).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.In addition to learning degree-level skills and core audiology academic content, you will have up to 50 weeks combined of placements and in house clinical skills training. Placements, and clinical skills training is included in all three years of the course, with substantial clinical skills training taking place in our Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness (ManCAD) laboratories.Our clinical placement network is large and covers the North West England region. Some placements can require overnight accommodation and travel in excess of 90 mins one way. Health Education England North West (HEENW) provides us with financial support for this programme's placement travel costs. You are supported to claim back placement-related additional travel or accommodation costs within the placement expense rules of the HEENW financial support scheme.Please note that clinical placement attendance is a mandatory part of the course. Due to the clinical demands of the course, you are required to attend clinical placements, or on-campus clinical skills teaching and assessments, outside of normal term-time teaching periods.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 and NHS training placements.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 18 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    155 74%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    6th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    13th

    5

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