Master of Clinical Audiology (coursework)
Audiology is the clinical science involving the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss and associated communication disorders.
The Clinical Audiology course commences in January, with a new intake of students in even-numbered years only. It is an intensive full-time course with tuition divided between intensive theoretical and practical modules and clinical placements. The intensive modules require full-time attendance, equivalent to 40 hours per week, over their whole duration which is usually seven weeks. Clinical placements are managed by the Clinical Coordinator.
- Course title
- Master of Clinical Audiology (coursework)
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- master's degree by coursework only
- current / 2018
- Administered by
- Faculty of Science
- CRICOS code
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year only
- Attendance type
- full-time only
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Professional accreditation
- Master of Clinical Audiology (coursework) is accredited by: Audiology Australia.
- Standard course duration
- 2 years
- Time limit
- 2 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Dr Helen Goulios and Dr Helmy Mulders
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|N/A = not available in 2018; NS = non-standard teaching period|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2019 or 2020.
Take all units (96 points):
|NS||PHYL5502||Basic Clinical Audiology Part 1|
|NS||PHYL5510||Physiology of the Auditory System|
|NS||PHYL5511||Pathophysiology of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems|
|NS||PHYL5512||Basic Clinical Audiology Part 2|
|NS||PHYL5513||Speech, Language and Communication|
|NS||PHYL5514||Evoked Responses in Clinical Diagnosis|
|NS||PHYL5515||Hearing Devices and Adult Aural Rehabilitation|
|N/A||PHYL5610||Advanced Hearing Aids and Rehabilitation Part 1|
|N/A||PHYL5611||Advanced Clinical Audiology Part 2|
|N/A||PHYL5612||Community and Workplace Audiology|
|N/A||PHYL5613||Audiology Practice Management|
|N/A||PHYL5614||Audiology Research Project Part 2|
|N/A||PHYL5615||Advanced Clinical Audiology Part 1|
|N/A||PHYL5616||Audiology Research Project Part 1|
|N/A||PHYL5617||Advanced Hearing Aids and Rehabilitation Part 2|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
(2) Applicants presenting with the TOEFL iBT require an overall score of at least 94, a miminum score of 27 in the Writing section, a miminum score of 23 in the Speaking section, and no other sub-score less than 24.
(2) Students must obtain a current National Police Certificate, National Criminal History Check or equivalent certification from country of residence, indicating no criminal conviction. The currency of a National Police Certificate or a National Criminal History Check is 12 months.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
[Approved exception to University Policy]
(a) obtains a mark of 45 to 49 inclusive in any of the following units: PHYL5501/PHYL5511 Audiological Instrumentation Part 1/Part 2, PHYL5502/PHYL5512 Basic Clinical Audiology Part 1/Part 2, PHYL5510 Physiology of the Auditory System, PHYL5515 Hearing Devices and Adult Aural Rehabilitation;