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Master of Clinical Audiology

    • CRICOS Code: 062905A

    The experience

    Overview

    Do you have a passion for helping people hear and be heard? As a Master of Clinical Audiology student, you will learn to enhance the communication ability of people of all ages and walks of life. Taught by quality educators and experienced clinicians, the Master of Clinical Audiology is the ideal program to set you on the path to further research, or a range of exciting careers.

    You will join other like-minded students from a range of backgrounds in this fast-paced and challenging course. Over the two-year program, you and your tight-knit student community will experience high levels of clinical exposure. You will learn how technical knowledge can be applied to address the auditory health needs of the future, and experience some of the many rewards a career in audiology can provide.

    Day-to-day experience

    As a student, you will work closely beside peers from a range of science backgrounds to develop specialised knowledge and technical skills. You will also enjoy the benefit of learning with students from diverse education backgrounds, including information technology, music, psychology, linguistics, physiotherapy and speech pathology.

    Through the program, you will have the privilege of working closely with experienced clinicians currently practicing in the field. This exposure will continually enrichyour overall experience and prepare you for the challenges of working life in the industry.

    Learning mode

    Throughout the program, you will engage with challenging coursework and clinical experience in a supportive and helpful environment. You will immerse yourself in learning modules that will complement your end research or career goals, and others that that will challenge you to broaden your horizons.

    The course takes a pragmatic approach to learning. With experienced clinicians in every area of audiology at the helm, you will learn from a range of experts who can offer deep insights into everyday practice.

    Clinician-client interaction training will be part of your studies from day one. This early and continual exposure to real-life clinical conditions will ready you to have ongoing impact on people’s lives.As a student of this program, you are offered invaluable on-the-job training at The University of Melbourne’s Onsite Clinic.

    Opportunities

    Clinical Audiology is a career that involves in-depth understanding between both clinician and client. Recently declared the number one health issue by the World Health Organisation (WHO), advances in audiology present many opportunities for you to contribute to the wellbeing of patients both locally and globally.

    Through The University of Melbourne and its affiliated institutions, you will have access to tele-health consultations with nurses in remote overseas locations, such as Cambodia, alongside international placement opportunities in Asia and Africa.

    student Profile

    Emma Webb