Why study the Master of Audiology Studies

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 you 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. You will also gain the ability to contribute to the development of clinical audiology by completing your 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, you will be in high demand with employers due to your in-depth knowledge and hands-on, practical skills in audiology.

Summary

  • Program code
    5145
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    32
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

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.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Master of Audiology Studies are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Audiology Studies. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Practicals, placements and internships

Students undertake over 250 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.

Professional memberships

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

  • Audiology Australia
  • Australian College of Audiology

Accreditation body

The Master of Audiology Studies is accredited by:

  • Audiology Australia

Further study options

Graduates of the Master of Audiology Studies have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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