Postgraduate

Master of Clinical Audiology

Gain the cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and apply established theories to your clinical practice with the accredited Master of Clinical Audiology.
89%
Student Satisfaction
2
Years Full Time

Careers and further study

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Career Pathways

Audiologists are hearing health care professionals responsible for the assessment and management of individuals with hearing, communication and balance problems. They provide clinical services in hospitals, community health centres, hearing aid clinics, and in some medical practices.

Many audiologists are involved in research, helping to develop new behavioural and electrophysiological test techniques, cochlear implants, hearing aids and hearing health therapies. Some audiologists work 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.
Audiologists are hearing health care professionals responsible for the assessment and management of individuals with hearing, communication and balance problems. They provide clinical services in hospitals, community health centres, hearing aid clinics, and in some medical practices.

Many audiologists are involved in research, helping to develop new behavioural and electrophysiological test techniques, cochlear implants, hearing aids and hearing health therapies. Some audiologists work 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.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

89%
UWA Master of Clinical Audiology student satisfaction rate

Further Study

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Fees and scholarships

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Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2019
$48,600.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2018
$84,800.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$84,800.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(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 percent, taken from the most recent degree of at least one year full-time duration.
(2) Students must obtain a current National Police Certificate, National Criminal History Check or equivalent certification from country of residence, indicating no criminal conviction. The currency of a National Police Certificate or a National Criminal History Check is 12 months.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) the admission requirements under Rule 4;
and
(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the intake quota for that year.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Audiology is the clinical science involving the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss and associated communication disorders. UWA's Master of Clinical Audiology course is one of only five university audiology programs offered in Australia.

About The Course

The course provides students with extensive supervised clinical placements in a variety of workplace settings. Employment prospects for Audiologists who graduate from UWA are excellent both within Australia and overseas. Graduates are eligible for full membership of the Audiological Society of Australia.

The Master of Clinical Audiology has an intake every second year, in even years. The next intake of students will commence in Semester 1 2020.
Master of Clinical Audiology

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 90540
CRICOS code
  • 033772E
Master of Clinical Audiology
Status
  • Available 2020
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 90540
CRICOS code
  • 033772E
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Clinical Audiology

Why study Clinical Audiology?

  • You’ll develop your understanding of the professional practice in Clinical Audiology including recent developments, as well as knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to Clinical Audiology.
  • Gain the cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship, as well as the cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to your clinical practice.
  • You’ll be equipped to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level. 
  • You’ll develop your understanding of the professional practice in Clinical Audiology including recent developments, as well as knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to Clinical Audiology.
  • Gain the cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship, as well as the cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to your clinical practice.
  • You’ll be equipped to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level. 
  • Gain communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Expand your technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice. You’ll also gain professional skills to enable assessment and treatment of hearing loss in both adults and children.

Course Accreditation

The Master of Clinical Audiology is accredited by Audiology Australia, and graduates are eligible for full membership after completion of an Audiology Australia internship program.

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