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Graduate-entry, Professional Audiology Programs in Australia

  • Graduate-entry, Professional Speech Pathology Programs in Australia
  • Macquarie University School of Clinical Audiology
  • University of Melbourne School of Clinical Audiology
  • University of Queensland School of Audiology

The University of Queensland School of Audiology

Program Overview - Master of Audiology Studies

Click here to apply to the UQ Audiology Program
University and Faculty: The University of Queensland
Faculty of Health Sciences
Program: Master of Audiology Studies
University Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
City Population: 2.1 million
Student Population: 46,000
Campus Location: St. Lucia, Brisbane
Program Duration: 2 calendar years
(4 regular semesters)
Semester Intake: February each year
Next Intake: February 2015
Est. Total Tuition: $74,560 AUD (2014)

The University of Queensland Master of Audiology Studies program allows students to acquire the scientific expertise and fundamental clinical skills required to become a professional audiologist.

The Master of Audiology Studies at UQ offers clinical placements at the outset of the program to ensure that its students are always developing the professional skills needed to succeed in a clinical setting. Concurrently, the University of Queensland has an excellent reputation for scientific research, and the Master of Audiology Studies is no exception. Students undertake scientific coursework at the graduate-level and increase their ability to conduct research as a scholar in a clinical setting. Students with an aptitude for scientific research will have the option of becoming a PhD candidate within the faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Queensland.

The Master of Audiology Studies at the University of Queensland adheres to the Professional Standards of Practice outlined by the Audiological Society of Australia and students are allowed to apply for membership with the organization upon graduation.

 

Why Canadians Like the Program

"The [University of Queensland Master of Audiology Studies'] facilities are great and the in-clinic teachers are always ready to answer any questions you may have...UQ and my program turned out to be more than I had ever expected!"

Maryam Ghaderi
York University Graduate
University of Queensland Master of Audiology Studies
 

Professional Certification/Accreditation Information

Upon graduation, you are eligible to apply to become an audiologist in Canada. For a detailed overview of the certification process, please review the website of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA): http://www.caslpa.ca

It is imperative that you understand the requirements and procedures associated with entering the audiology profession in Canada. It is your responsibility to meet the necessary requirements to become a member of the regulatory body in your province, if necessary. Currently in Canada, only seven provinces require mandatory registration with a regulatory body.

 

Scholarships

Every student who applies (and accepts) via OzTREKK and commences his/her studies at an OzTREKK Australian university will receive a $500 scholarship from OzTREKK.
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Admissions Criteria/Entry Requirements for Canadians

There are 10 places available in the program each year for international students, including students from Canada. Offers will be made to applicants with the highest academic rank.

To be eligible to apply, you must have
  • completed an undergraduate degree (preferably in the fields of health, education, social, physical or biological sciences); and
  • achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.00 on a 7-point scale in your university studies (see below for further explanation).

Please note that the above criteria are minimum requirements. Entry is competitive and the selection process is based on grade point average (GPA).

Students who have not yet completed an undergraduate degree may apply, as long as they will have graduated prior to commencing UQ Master of Audiology Studies program.

 

Total Number of Places in the Program: 30

Number of Places Available for International Students: 10

Application Deadline: September 30, 2014

OzTREKK Admissions Officer: Sarah Bridson

 
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