BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) / Careers

Year of entry: 2023

Career opportunities

You will graduate from our course with a BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science degree and a clinical qualification. This enables you to register as an audiologist and hearing aid dispenser, and to work in the NHS or the independent sector.

You can also take up a range of other career opportunities. Previous graduates have undertaken further study such as the MSc in Advanced Audiology Studies , the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) or a PhD.

Other students have entered fast-track medicine programmes, dentistry and other health-related professions.

Further career opportunities include research in universities or research institutes, or employment in private sector audiology services and the audiology industry.

Accrediting organisations

Our course is a professional qualification developed in response to the Department of Health's Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC) programme.

The course is subject to accreditation by the National School of Healthcare Science (Health Education England) and the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists.

Graduates will be eligible to register as a Healthcare Science Practitioner in Audiology after completing the course.

The course has also been approved by Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a training route for graduates to work in the private sector as hearing aid dispensers.

Associated organisations