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MSc/PGDip Advanced Audiology Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
MSc 1yr FT, 2yr PT; PGDip 9m FT, 24m PT
Entry requirements

A recognised professional audiology qualification and a relevant honours first degree (2:1 or above or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience which the University accepts as qualifying the applicant for entry.

Part-time students seconded from employment to undertake the programme must have the written support of their employer to attend the programme and to complete any necessary practice requirements.

For audiologists working in the NHS in the North West who wish to apply for a place funded through the Continuing Education Service Level Agreement (SLA), line manager support is also required.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
40 places will be available for this course.
How to apply

If you wish to be funded by the Service Level Agreement (SLA) - applications must be made through CPD apply (NHS website).

Please note that you must include full information on your academic qualifications in the Personal Statement section. No decisions can be made without this.

Self funding applicants, or those not eligible for SLA funding must apply online .

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course description

This course is aimed at practising audiologists.  It combines audiology specific course units and units shared with other health professionals from a variety of other disciplines.

You may choose to complete 60 credits for a PGCert (exit award) or 120 credits for a PGDip. On successful completion of 120 credits, progression to the full MSc qualification allows you to explore, in depth, a specific aspect of audiology practice, policy, research or education in the form of a 60 credit, 12,000-15,000 words dissertation.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
    International students (per annum): £20,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000
    International students (per annum): £13,333
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.


Funded places for this programme or for some stand-alone units are available through the Continuing Education Service Level Agreement for Audiologists working in the NHS in the North West, subject to the support of the applicant's line manager. Applications for anyone eligible for this funding must go via CPD apply (NHS website) and not the University application form. You must supply full details of your academic qualifications in the Personal Statement section.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Psychological Sciences
+44 (0)161 275 2585
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