The MSc Audiology is a two year, full-time programme. This new programme in audiology has been designed to qualify students to practice the profession of audiology. The aim of the programme is to educate, train and inspire confident clinicians who can meet the challenges of providing an integrated, sophisticated and scientific approach to assessing and managing the needs of children and adults with hearing and balance disorders.
The programme is full-time over three semesters per year over the two years. Students will attend a mix of lectures and Problem Based Learning (PBL) tutorials which students apply knowledge in a sophisticated way to solve real-life problems efficiently.
Course Code: CKX51 Full-time
Course Title: Audiology
College: Medicine and Health
Duration: 2 years Full-time
Teaching Mode: Full-time
NFQ Level: Level 9
Costs: Irish/EU fee for 2017/18 EUR 7,000
2017 Entry Requirements: Please see detailed entry requirements section below.
Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below
Next Intake: 11th September 2017
This programme is full-time over three semesters per year, over two years. Students should expect to attend a mixture of lectures, PBL tutorials, seminars, clinical observations, simulations and supervisedclinical workfrom 9am to 5pm daily, with some time dedicated to independent learning, during semesters 1 & 2. In each year of the programme, students will attend two weekly 3-hour Problem Based Learning tutorials. In addition to the tutorials, there will be approximately 3-4 lectures a day in addition to 6 hours a week of observations, simulations and supervised clinical work. During Semester 3, students will be on work placement for 4-5 days a week. Students need to engage in approximately 1000h of supervised clinical practice to meet professional requirements. Students will need to complete a short research proposal and complete a research project of limited scope.
Modules will be assessed using a combination of individual and group presentations, in class assessments, essays, competency-based clinical assessments, work placement assessments and written exams.
?Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply.
Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary information form as part of the application process for this programme. This form is available to view here Supplementary Questions for CKX51 (129kB)
All required documentation must be either uploaded to your online application, or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway, immediately after an application is made.
Please note that late applications will be considered after first round applications who meet the selection criteria requirements. Offers will then be made to late applications, if places are still available on the programme and if candidates meet the selection criteria requirements.
Further Contact Information
Dr Amr El Refaie
Speech and Hearing Sciences
University College Cork