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Audiology Pathways

Audiologists provide patient-centred care in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hearing, balance and other auditory disorders.
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M355 35 Stirling Highway Crawley

Perth Western Australia 6009


131 UWA (131 892)

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Pathway details

UWA's Master of Clinical Audiology course is one of only six accredited audiology courses in Australia. Supported by the University's world-renowned Auditory Laboratory, the course offers you the chance to complete audiology research projects and work with highly trained staff with first-hand experience of the latest developments in hearing science. You could work in a hospital, community health centre, hearing aid and cochlear implant rehabilitation clinic, educational support setting or a private practice as an audiologist.

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Audiologist To become a audiologist you need to study a three-year bachelor's degree followed by a two-year master's degree AUDIOLOGIST = 2 MASTER’S 3+ BACHELOR’S

You can pursue a Master of Clinical Audiology at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree in any discipline.

Some audiologists are employed in community and workplace settings, including programs aimed at reducing the prevalence and impact of middle ear disease in rural and remote Aboriginal communities, newborn hearing screening programs and hearing conservation programs in industry.

Graduates benefit from high-quality clinical placements throughout the State and are highly sought after, locally and overseas. Every past UWA graduate has been offered a job within three months of completing the course.

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Standard entry for high school leavers

Minimum ATAR
TISC Codes
  • UWART (Arts)
  • UWBMB (Biomedical Science)
  • UWCOM (Commerce)
  • UWSCI (Science)
  • UWBPH (Philosopy [Honours] Assured Pathway)
  • BA + MClinAudiol
  • BBiomedSc + MClinAudiol
  • BCom + MClinAudiol
  • BSc + MClinAudiol
  • BPhil (Hons) + MClinAudiol
Limited places
  • Yes. Admission is awarded on a competitive basis to the top ranked students for the year’s intake.
Selection criteria
  • Master’s: (a) a bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA; and (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent (the weighted average mark is taken from the most recent degree of at least one year full-time duration); and (c) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA; and (d) a current National Police Certificate, National Criminal History Check or equivalent certification from country of residence, indicating no criminal conviction.
  • Master’s and PhD: An honours degree of at least 2A level, or a qualification recognised as equivalent by the Board of the Graduate Research School (the Board); and Satisfy the requirements of Doctor of Philosophy Rule 2; and A current National Police Certificate indicating no criminal conviction. (Currency of National Police Certificate is 12 months).
Undergraduate major
  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline.

[1] This pathway is also available through the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours). Students taking this pathway require an ATAR of 98.00.

[2] Bachelor of Philosophy students will take an additional year to complete this pathway.


Pathways for mature-age students

If you will be aged 20 years or older on 1 March (for Semester 1 entry) or 1 August (for Semester 2 entry) you qualify for our mature-age-entry pathways.

Career success

Our course provides you with the knowledge and skills to resolve major urban and regional problems, and integrates theory with practical components to prepare you for career success. Upon completion, you'll understand how to contribute to the development of liveable communities, vibrant economies and sustainable places.

World-class research

Our teaching is supported by the world-class research of the Centre for Regional Development, the Planning and Transport Research Centre and the Centre for Built Environment and Health.