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Healthcare Science (Audiology) (Hons)

Swansea University

36 months
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About

The Healthcare Science (Audiology) (Hons) programme from Swansea University will give you an expert understanding of the science of hearing, balance, and the associated pathological conditions that affect them.

Overview

This three-year Healthcare Science (Audiology) (Hons) programme from Swansea University combines rigorous academic and theoretical work with the extensive practical clinical experience you need for employment in this growing profession.

You will learn to assess hearing capacity and balance function using the latest diagnostic equipment and software applications in our state-of-the-art clinical and research facilities.

You’ll observe clinics in our Health and Wellbeing Academy, gain experience in commercial settings and go on to build your skills and confidence in clinical work placements at hospitals across Wales.

Career

The audiology profession has undergone rapid expansion in recent years so as an Audiology graduate you can look forward to a variety of professional and further study opportunities.

The NHS starting salary for audiologists is £24,214, with typical career earnings rising to £43,772.

Within six months of graduating, 100% of our Healthcare Science graduates are employed in a professional or managerial role (Destination of Leavers Survey).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Our excellent facilities provide realistic workplace simulations and many of our academic staff in Health Sciences are practising clinicians, providing invaluable professional insight and expertise.
  • You will also benefit from a real-life patient setting in our award-winning Health and Wellbeing Academy, an on-site clinic that provides health and wellbeing services for the local community including a private audiology clinic. 
  • The course is accredited by all the major regulatory bodies and we have very strong links with Welsh health boards, opening up hands-on clinical placement opportunities for you across the country. Meanwhile, the nearest hospital is right next door to our Singleton Park campus on the edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Typical A-level Offer

  • Minimum BBB, with at least one being maths, biology or chemistry.
Typical Access to Science Offer
  • Distinction and Merit profile against the rules of combination. We do not accept Access to Healthcare or Access to Healthcare and Nursing. 
Typical BTEC Offer
  • DDD
Typical Welsh BACC Offer
  • Pass at B and either BB and A level (at least one in science) or DD at BTEC
Irish Leaving Certificate
  • 360

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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