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Audiometry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Bachelor of Audiometry at University of New England  aims to provide both academic knowledge and practical training which will equip students with the necessary skills and expertise to pursue a career in Audiometry. This degree is articulated with the Diploma of Audiometry and is the only one of its kind in Australia at the undergraduate level.

About

On completion of the Bachelor of Audiometry at University of New England  course students will possess an understanding for the broader framework of perception, developmental and physiological psychology, the roles they play in hearing, and appreciate theoretical principles underpinning audiometric assessment and rehabilitation techniques. Students also choose to complement the core knowledge in audiometry and psychology with a biological, linguistic or applied/professional focus. Additional areas can then be covered as determined by the needs of the student.

Career Opportunities

This degree is articulated with the Diploma of Audiometry at TAFE. Graduates will possess the academic knowledge and clinical skills required for a comprehensive career in audiometry, and with further training for a profession in audiology.

There is also the option of including an accredited major in psychology which would also allow for further training in psychology.

Knowledge of a Discipline

Graduates will possess a body of psychological knowledge that focuses on the processes that underlie sensation and perception, the development of these and other psychological attributes, how psychological attributes are measured, and the skills for generating and evaluating the research data that results in this knowledge. Additional fields allow for specialisation in bioscience, linguistics or professional practice. This knowledge will be taught in lectures, unit materials and online activities and will be assessed throughout the course by a range of different activities and assessments (eg lectures, practicums, essays, reports, online labs, exams). Graduates will be exposed to information provided within each unit which embeds current global knowledge within the relevant discipline (eg textbooks and lectures).

Communication Skills

Graduates will have skills that enable them to investigate, synthesise and communicate the ideas and information acquired from their study. These communication skills will be taught and practised in lectures, tutorials, practicums and online activities and will include oral, online and written communication skills that are appropriate for graduates to use within the professional workplace.

Problem Solving

Graduates will use autonomy and judgement in the application of critical thinking and problem solving. Graduates will be able to examine social problems and solutions within different social contexts.

Information Literacy

Graduates will be taught how to recognise relevant information and to use appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access and use information. Through assessment tasks, they will learn how to critically evaluate the sources, values, and validity of information, and to use information in critical and creative thinking.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 10 years Part-time
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introductory Psychology 
  • Research Methods and Statistics 
    • Lifespan Developmental Psychology 
    • Psychology of Perception 
    • Psychological Testing 
    • Introduction to Human Development

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

A candidate shall:

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 5 Diploma of Audiometry from TAFE ; or
  • (b) hold concurrent enrolment in the Diploma of Audiometry from TAFE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26250 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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