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Full time September MSc 2 years full time
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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Audiology programme at University College Cork, Ireland. Over two years of full-time study, immerse yourself in a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel in audiology practice. Led by Dr. Amr El Refaie, an esteemed Audiological Physician, the programme integrates lectures, Problem-Based Learning tutorials, clinical observations, and supervised work placements to ensure a holistic learning experience. Engage in 1000 hours of supervised clinical practice, preparing you for a rewarding career as an independent audiologist. To qualify for this programme, candidates must hold a minimum of Second Class Honours Grade I in a relevant discipline or demonstrate equivalent qualifications through Recognition of Prior Learning. Stand out in the field of audiology by choosing this pioneering programme, the first of its kind in the Republic of Ireland. Develop your expertise in assessing and managing hearing and balance disorders, and unlock a world of opportunities in hospitals, clinics, and beyond.

About the course

The MSc Audiology is a two year, full-time programme. This new programme in audiology has been designed to qualify students to practice the profession of audiology. The aim of the programme is to educate, train and inspire confident clinicians who can meet the challenges of providing an integrated, sophisticated and scientific approach to assessing and managing the needs of children and adults with hearing and balance disorders. 

The programme is full-time over three semesters per year over two years. Students will attend a mix of lectures and Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutorials in which students apply knowledge in a sophisticated way to solve real-life problems efficiently.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates will hold either a minimum of Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or a postgraduate degree, in any scientific or medical discipline, such as but not exclusively, Anatomy, Biomedical Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Speech and Language Therapy, Medicine, Nursing and Education.

In exceptional circumstances, candidates without an honours degree may be recommended for entry to the programme under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) after a review of their qualifications and experience by the programme lead.

Applications will be reviewed on the basis of educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation.


EU Fee (Full-time): €7,140
Non EU Fee (Full-time): €18,900

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