Melbourne Master of Clinical Audiology overview
The Master of Clinical Audiology at the University of Melbourne offers access to the necessary qualifications of the profession that have been mandatory to practice audiology in Australia in 1998 and since 1992 in Canada. The first year of the course provides the basic scientific background for audiology and an introduction to clinical work. The second year provides comprehensive training in all aspects of clinical audiology along with an introduction to research methods in this field. The course is not available part time or via distance education.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the necessary training to enter the profession of clinical audiology. Students who demonstrate an aptitude for research may be considered for PhD studies within the Department.
Audiology is the clinical science concerned with the assessment and management of hearing loss and balance disorders. It is a multi-disciplinary profession that will be of interest to those who like working with people. The Master of Clinical Audiology is the required degree for entry into the profession and provides complete training for the clinical practice of audiology.
The course provides comprehensive training in all aspects of clinical audiology along with an introduction to research methods in this field. On completion of this course the students should have
- critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills;
- the ability to integrate theory and practice and to apply this in novel situations;
- an openness to new ideas;
- planning and time management skills;
- the ability to communicate their knowledge in both oral and written form; and
- the ability to behave in a professionally appropriate manner.
Program: Master of Clinical Audiology
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: February
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: October 31, 2015