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Advanced Audiology Studies (MSc)

Extend your knowledge of audiology into specialist areas while learning alongside and from other healthcare professionals.

Advanced Audiology Studies Overview

Year of entry: 2017

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Through our master's course, you will build on the knowledge and skills gained through undergraduate study and professional work by exploring core concepts and subjects.

You will also delve into specific areas of audiology practice, policy, research or education.

Inter-professional learning with students from a range of healthcare backgrounds will help you to learn and develop your skills in new ways.

Our Advanced Audiology course will enable you to gain the understanding and ability to contribute to the advancement of audiology knowledge and practice.

CPD opportunities

We offer a number of units from this MSc as standalone courses for continuing professional development. See the speech and hearing CPD page for more information.

Learn more

More information on this course is below, including details of how to apply. If you would like to sign up for advice on the application process or ask a specific question, please fill in our online contact form.

Degree awarded
MSc 1yr FT, 2yr PT; PGDip 9m FT, 24m PT
Entry requirements

A recognised professional audiology qualification and a relevant honours first degree (2:1 or above or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience which the University accepts as qualifying the applicant for entry.

Part-time students seconded from employment to undertake the programme must have the written support of their employer to attend the programme and to complete any necessary practice requirements.

For audiologists working in the NHS in the North West who wish to apply for a place funded through the Continuing Education Service Level Agreement (SLA), line manager support is also required.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
40 places will be available for this course.
Contact email
Contact telephone
+44 (0)161 306 7601
How to apply
Please note that you must include full information on your academic qualifications in the Personal Statement section. No decisions can be made without this. Self funding applicants, or those not eligible for SLA funding must apply online .

Hear opinions from the course director and students on what our Advanced Audiology Studies MSc offers to practising audiologists.

Course options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning

Course description

This course is aimed at practising audiologists. It combines audiology-specific course units and units shared with other health professionals from a variety of other disciplines.

You may choose to complete 60 credits for a PGCert (exit award) or 120 credits for a PGDip. On successful completion of 120 credits, progression to the full MSc qualification allows you to explore, in depth, a specific aspect of audiology practice, policy, research or education in the form of a 60-credit, 12,000 to 15,000-word dissertation.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £21,500
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,750
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,600
    International students (per annum): £17,200
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,800

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.


The University of Manchester has a number of bursaries aimed at removing barriers to masters study for students. Find out if you are eligible.