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Effective Amplification for Infants and Children

The University of Manchester

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About

We offer a range of master's-level units from our MSc Advanced Audiology Studies course as individual continuing professional development (CPD) courses. The Effective Amplification for Infants and Children is offered at The University of Manchester.

Overview

Special features

Expert teachingThis 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.

Facilities

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.

Career opportunities

The University of Manchester Effective Amplification for Infants and Children units will be particularly beneficial for those who may have trained through alternative training routes such as BAAT who wish to advance their knowledge and skills, and gain entry to clinical units within the BAA Higher Training Scheme.

Accreditation

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 .

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Vestibular Assessment and Management
  • Neurosensory Science
  • Paediatric Audiology
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Developing Deaf Child
  • Effective Amplification for infants and children
  • Adult Auditory Assessment and Management
  • Clinical Applications of Neurosensory Science

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic entry qualification overview

We require a good honours degree or an approved and relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent - 120 credits at master's level) or relevant clinical experience (see 'Professional entry qualifications').

We also require written support from your current employer permitting time to attend lectures and complete all learning and assessment activities.English language test validitySome English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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