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  Hearing, Balance and Communication MSc


University College Cork    College of Medicine and Health

Part time September MSc 2 years part time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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The MSc in Hearing, Balance and Communication is a unique programme in Ireland that focuses on acquiring cutting-edge knowledge and skills in the field of hearing and balance difficulties. It stands out by incorporating a special emphasis on how communication is affected by hearing loss throughout a person's life. The programme is designed for professionals looking to expand their expertise and contribute to the improved care of patients and their families. With a multidisciplinary approach and expert facilitators from various backgrounds, the course covers topics like hearing disorders, assessment techniques, cochlear implants, and tinnitus management. Entry requirements include a second class honours degree or equivalent in a scientific or medical discipline.

About the course

Our MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication is the only degree of its kind in Ireland. The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at University College Cork is pleased to provide you with the opportunity to acquire state-of-the-art knowledge and skills in the field of hearing and balance-related difficulties.

This MSc is unique in incorporating a focus on communication and how it is affected by hearing loss across the lifespan. Our mission is to engage professionals in expanding and progressing their professional capacities in order to contribute to the improved care of patients and their families.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates will hold either a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree or a Postgraduate Degree (NFQ, Level 9 or equivalent) , in any scientific or medical discipline, such as but not exclusively, Audiology, 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 after a review of their qualifications and experience by the programme lead.

Under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), applications will be reviewed on the basis of educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation.




Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €9,910
Non EU Fee (Full-time): €16,600

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Scholarships

At UCC, we understand there is more than one way to achieve your goals which is why we are committed to making quality university education accessible to everyone. UCC specialises in preparing both domestic and international students for successful university study by offering a number of scholarships to enable suitably qualified students to undertake full-time study towards a university degree. Selection is based on academic merit, previous experience as well as research potential.

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Various

Eligibility

A long list of opportunities for both domestic and international applications, as well as travel funding for current students, can be found on this site. As students may be eligible for more than one scholarship or bursary, we encourage them to explore the website and submit multiple applications if applicable.


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