Audiology Short Courses / Course details

Year of entry: 2022

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Course description

We offer a range of master's-level units from our MSc Advanced Audiology Studies course as individual continuing professional development (CPD) courses.

Our CPD units are ideally suited for registered audiologists, clinical scientists, hearing therapists and others wishing to further their knowledge of audiology. You should have evidence of higher education study or already be working in the field of audiology.

We offer the following units:

  • Clinical Applications of Neurosensory Sciences
  • Neurosensory Science
  • Professional Practice
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Adult Auditory Assessment and Management
  • Vestibular Assessment and Management
  • Paediatric Audiology
  • Auditory Science
  • Clinical Applications of Auditory Sciences
  • Advanced Skills in Aural Rehabilitation
  • Developing Deaf Child
  • Language Acquisition
  • Effective Amplification in Infants and Children

Further details about each unit (other than Effective Amplification in Infants and Children) can be found in the 'Course unit list' section.

Adult Auditory Assessment and Management, Vestibular Assessment and Management and Paediatric Audiology have been accredited by the British Academy of Audiology (BAA) as pre-requisites for enrolment on different clinical competence units that form part of the BAA Higher Training Scheme .

More CPD courses

We also offer CPD courses aimed at health professionals looking to improve specific scientific skills. See the Specialist Clinical Training for Healthcare Professionals page for more information.

Special features

Expert teaching

This course is led by members of the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness (ManCAD), an internationally recognised multi-million pound hearing research programme.

Teaching and learning

Many of the staff involved with our courses are actively involved in research (either scientific or pedagogical research).

Where possible, members of staff teach course units related to their research interests and are in a position to keep their teaching informed and up to date.

A large number of the teaching staff are also clinically trained audiologists, hearing therapists or hearing scientists.

Course unit details

All units carry 15 credits at master's level, except Effective Amplification for Infants and Children, which carries 30 credits.

Two of the units ( Effective Amplification for Infants and Children and Advanced Skills in Aural Rehabilitation) are also offered as non-credit bearing.

On successful completion of each unit, students will be awarded a CPD certificate.

Course unit list

The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.

TitleCodeCredit ratingMandatory/optional
Vestibular Assessment and Management HCDI60022 15 Optional
Effective Amplification for infants and children HCDI60320 30 Optional
Adult Auditory Assessment HCDI69411 15 Optional

What our students say

Completing the Advanced Rehabilitation in Audiology CPD unit has dug deep into my rehabilitative skills and has opened my eyes to the bigger picture. I am so pleased with the skills I have gained and refined over the five days, and I look forward to applying them in practice and in my life. (Mash'aal Choudhary, Audiologist)

The Advanced Rehabilitation in Audiology unit was surprisingly self-revealing. I learnt a lot about myself that I can apply to both my personal and professional life. (Gladys Akinseye, MSc Advanced Audiology student)

I started the Advanced Rehabilitation in Audiology CPD course to improve my rehabilitative skills. I have learnt so much - not just on a professional level, but also on a personal level. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to develop their rehab skills. (Saima Latif, Audiologist)

Taking part in the Adult Aural Rehabilitation course has given me a real sense of self-awareness. It has emphasised the importance of counselling skills and how they can be applied and adapted in practice. I would highly recommend this thoroughly enjoyable course to anyone wishing to improve and aid their rehabilitation techniques. (Linda Piatkiewicz, Audiologist)

After a significant time since undertaking any formalised education, I decided to enrol on the Effective Amplification course to update my knowledge in this area. I have found it to be an excellent course that is well-presented using varied formats, and is highly relevant to my work as a paediatric audiologist. I believe my clinical practice is more considered as a result of attending this first rate course. (Cath Felthouse, Audiologist)

Effective Amplification for Infants and Children is a brilliant and challenging course to undertake. (Nasima Khatun, student, 2015/16)


Our Audiology short courses are well provided for in terms of high quality laboratory equipment and facilities for the teaching of practical skills.

You will have access to these facilities outside of timetabled sessions to facilitate individual practice (with some limitation on procedures that carry certain risks - eg aural impression taking).

You will also able to access a range of library and IT facilities throughout the University.

Disability support

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