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Healthcare Science (Audiology) BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: B61A

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Audiology is a rapidly expanding field, requiring practitioners to apply their specialist knowledge to assess, manage and rehabilitate people of all ages with hearing and balance problems and associated disorders.Qualified professionals can expect to find work in a variety of settings – such as hospitals, private practices, research groups and the education sector – often working in multi-disciplinary teams and liaising with teachers, psychologists and other healthcare staff.Our work placements and work-based learning opportunities mean that you’ll be developing these collaborative professional skills throughout your degree course.At DMU, you’ll study a range of topics including professional healthcare science, neurosensory physiology and pathophysiology, medical sciences and paediatric audiology.Key features- This course is accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, meaning graduates are eligible to work as an audiologist in the NHS and across the private sector as a hearing aid dispenser.- Career opportunities are varied and include roles within the NHS, the private sector and with hearing aid and audiology manufacturers at home and abroad.- You will study a range of topics including neurosensory physiology and pathophysiology, clinical measurement and treatment and work-based learning and paediatric audiology.- Gain international experience through our DMU Global programme, which has seen Audiology students consider the health risks of biological hazards in New York, teach science classes in Bermuda and help refugees in Berlin.- Our teaching is delivered by expert academics and practitioners who also enable students to participate in activities such as performing hearing screening to athletes at the Special Olympics.- Integrated work placements over all three years of your degree will enable you to put theory into practice and build the skills that graduate employers are looking for.**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per year

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Entry requirements

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A level :

A minimum of 128 points from at least two A levels with a grade B or above in one one of the following: Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Further Maths.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 18 1

    13th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    135 70%

    12th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    12th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    98 77%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    14th

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