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MACTI Audiology Studies

Catalog id : 5145
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
40512 AUD
National
21120 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

UQ is the only university in Queensland, and one of only six universities in Australia, to offer a Master of Audiology Studies.

Communication is vital to the quality of life of all individuals in our society. Audiologists play an essential role in improving hearing health and well-being in adults and children. Audiologists make a true difference to the lives of others and are in high demand due to their specialist skills in helping people with hearing difficulties.

Study audiology at UQ and students will learn from international leaders in the field with course content based on the latest research and developments in audiology. The program integrates the theoretical foundations of audiology with practical clinical skills in preparation for a career as a clinical audiologist. Students will also gain the ability to contribute to the development of clinical audiology by completing their own research.UQ is known worldwide for the quality of its audiology graduates, the commitment of its teaching staff, and its strong research focus. As a graduate of the Master of Audiology Studies, students will be in high demand with employers due to their in-depth knowledge and hands-on, practical skills in audiology.

Placement courses:

Students undertake over 350 hours of supervised clinical practice in a range of clinical settings that includes hospitals, private practices, educational facilities and UQ's internal clinics. During their placements, students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge acquired through coursework and research to practice and develop their clinical skills in real life settings.

Students will commence their clinical placements in semester two of the program.Students may be required to undertake clinical placements outside of the Brisbane metropolitan area and students are required to fund their travel, accommodation and daily living expenses.

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy

Careers:

Audiologists choose to work in:

  • Government clinics (e.g. Australian Hearing)
  • public and private hospitals
  • community-based audiology clinics (e.g. National Hearing)
  • private practice
  • hearing aid companies
  • community organisations
  • university clinics
  • research
  • consultancy

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Audiology Australia
  • Australian College of Audiology

Accreditation body:

  • Audiology Australia

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Students can contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • An approved degree in a variety of field other than audiology such as health, education, social, physical or biological sciences.Entry is competitive based on GPA.

 For International students:

  • An approved degree in a variety of field other than audiology such as health, education, social, physical or biological sciences.Entry is competitive based on GPA.
  • IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 7 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 7 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

  Course Code Course Title    

      Year 1, Semester 1:

  • AUDL7800 Acoustics & Psychoacoustics in Audiology
  • AUDL7821 Audiological Assessment & Clinical Practice
  • AUDL7822 Function & Disorders of the Auditory System
  • HRSS7101 Health Sciences Research Discovery II

      Year 1, Semester 2:

  • AUDL7803 Advanced Audiological Assessment
  • AUDL7806 Clinical Practice in Audiology II
  • AUDL7823 Rehabilitative Audiology I
  • HRSS7102 Health Sciences Research Evaluation II

      Year 2, Semester 1:

  • AUDL7808 Paediatric & Educational Audiology
  • AUDL7824 Clinical Practice III & Professional Issues
  • AUDL7825 Hearing and Communication Across the Lifespan
  • HRSS7300 Health Sciences Research Advanced Project II [1]

       Students not enrolled in HRSS7300 in Semester 1, will need to enrol in #2 elective, as approved by the Head of School.

       HRSS7300 is completed over 1 year.

      Year 2, Semester 2:

  • AUDL7807 Advanced Audiological Management
  • AUDL7812 Clinical Practice in Audiology IV
  • AUDL7814 Rehabilitative Audiology II
  • [HRSS7200 Health Sciences Research Investigation Project II    (or)
  • [HRSS7300 Health Sciences Research Advanced Project II [1]

      End notes:

 

  • [1] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.

 

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Additional application information:

For International students:

  • This program has limited intake capacity.
  • This program may have inherent requirements that need to be met prior to undertaking placement.
  • Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule.
  • A First Aid Certificate (including CPR) and a Blue Card are also required before the commencement of the program.

 

For National students:

  • Domestic students enrolled in the MAudSt may be eligible for income support and should contact Centrelink.
  • This program may have inherent requirement that need to be met prior to undertaking placement.
  • Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule.
  • A First Aid Certificate (including CPR) and a Blue Card are also required before the commencement of the program.
  • For applicants who need to provide evidence of English proficiency, please note that this program requires a higher level of English language proficiency than the UQ minimum.

 

 

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