Taught master’s in audiology
Our courses and postgraduate research programmes have a longstanding reputation for training professionals and researchers in audiology and deaf education.
Learn at a research-intensive university
You will study in an intensive and high-quality research environment, learning from members of the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness (ManCAD) and the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre – a valuable opportunity if you wish to go on to a PhD and a research career.
"During my degree, I had a more in-depth introduction to research, and a highlight for me was having an article published based on my master's thesis."Els Walravens / MSc Audiology
Tailor your learning
You'll have a wide choice of course units to choose from on our audiology courses, enabling you to customise your studies to suit your particular interests. Some units are delivered online, offering a flexible way to study.
The only course of its kind in the country, the MSc Advanced Audiology Studies (Paediatric Pathway) is for qualified audiologists who want to specialise in paediatric audiology. You will learn from a multidisciplinary team of experts including clinical scientists and deaf education specialists.
Read a blog post by a graduate who is now a Paediatric Audiologist in the NHS on our student blog.
Train as a Teacher of the Deaf
Qualified teachers can expand their skillset by taking our MSc/PGDip Deaf Education course and training as a teacher of the Deaf.
Our course is approved by the Department for Education and National College of Teaching and Learning, and can be taken as a distance learning programme.
- Audiology (MSc)
For science graduates wishing to train as a non-medical audiologist
- Advanced Audiology Studies (MSc)
For registered, practising audiologists
- Advanced Audiology Studies (Paediatric Pathway) (MSc)
For registered, practising audiologists who want to specialise
- Deaf Education (MSc/PGDip)
For teachers who want to train as a teacher of the Deaf
- Deaf Education (PGCert) (International Pathway)
For teaching or support workers based outside of the UK.
NHS Scientist Training Programme
Manchester is also involved in delivering the Audiology specialism of the NHS Scientist Training Programme. For more information on the programme and details of how to apply, visit the National School of Healthcare Science website.
Continuing professional development (CPD)
We also offer individual units from our MSc Advanced Audiology Studies degree as standalone courses for CPD.
You may also be interested in CPD units adapted from the doctorate-level Higher Specialist Scientific Training (HSST) programme to deliver the same training at master's level.
Find out more about our CPD courses in speech and hearing.