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BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer
We require grades ABB including a science subject.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
We require 33-34 points overall including 6, 5, 5 points at higher level (with at least one science subject).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
There is an annual intake of 25 students.
How to apply

Course description

The BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course is a 3 year course of entry level training for clinical audiologists within the NHS and hearing aid dispensers in the independent sector. Within the MSC framework, Audiology is grouped with Neurophysiology and Vision Sciences and elements of these areas will also form part of the first year of this course.

The course covers theoretical, practical and clinical aspects of audiology and related neurosensory topics. Academic components are studied throughout all three years. In years one and two, substantial practical skills training takes place in the well equipped HCD laboratories and clinics. Supervised clinical education and practice takes place within NHS clinics during each of the three years.

Why Audiology in Manchester

The Audiology and Deafness Research Group at Manchester is the oldest Audiology department in the UK, dating back to 1919 and recognised as the premier centre for Audiology and Deaf-Education within the EU.

The group is an international centre of excellence for research, with high grant income, strong links with industry and the NHS, and measurable impact on treatments and policy both nationally and internationally.

The BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course is led by members of the Audiology and Deafness group. This group has extensive experience of delivering Audiology training at both undergraduate and postgraduate level it also delivers various post qualification training courses and continued professional development units.

The department has been running an MSc in Audiology and a BSc in Speech and Language Therapy for over 25 years and was one of the first to be commissioned in the UK to deliver the original BSc in Audiology commencing in 2002.

Open days

We welcome you to come and get a feel for what it's like to study at the School of Psychological Sciences, at one of our open days .


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be n/a. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 275 3389
+44 (0)161 275 3373
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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