Master of Audiological Sciences (coursework and dissertation)
The Master of Audiological Sciences provides students with comprehensive theoretical knowledge, including anatomy and physiology of hearing and deafness, audiological instrumentation, assessment, rehabilitation and advanced communication devices. In addition, this course provides research and development, scientific communication and practical skills in the field of audiology. The course has a strong research component which can be individually tailored to the students' background and interests, including the development of culturally appropriate audiological materials. This course does not lead to accreditation as an audiologist in Australia.
- Course title
- Master of Audiological Sciences (coursework and dissertation)
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- master's degree by coursework and dissertation
- not available in 2019
- Administered by
- Faculty of Science
- Intake periods
- Beginning of year only
- Attendance type
- full-time only
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 2 Years
- Time limit
- 5 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.
Note: This course is not available in 2019.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2019;|
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised
Take all units (96 points):
|N/A||PHYL5503||Professional and Scientific Communication|
|N/A||PHYL5504||Basic Adult Hearing Assessment|
|N/A||PHYL5505||Introduction to Ear Diseases and Treatments|
|N/A||PHYL5506||Basic Paediatric Hearing Assessment|
|N/A||PHYL5510||Physiology of the Auditory System|
|N/A||PHYL5513||Speech, Language and Communication|
|N/A||PHYL5514||Evoked Responses in Clinical Diagnosis|
|S2||PHYL5612||Community and Workplace Audiology|
|N/A||PHYL5618||Basic Hearing Devices|
|N/A||PHYL5619||Complex Adult and Paediatric Assessment|
|N/A||PHYL5620||Audiological Science Research Project Part 1|
|N/A||PHYL5621||Audiological Science Research Project Part 2|
|N/A||PHYL5622||Audiological Science Research Project Part 3|
|N/A||PHYL5623||Audiological Science Research Project Part 4|
|N/A||PHYL5624||Advanced Hearing Devices|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The http://handbooks.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/student-procedures'>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. 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.
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. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
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.
10. 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.
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