FdSc Hearing Aid Audiology Level 5
This innovative programme will provide you with the skills you need to qualify as a hearing aid audiologist. As part of this programme you will understand how to run a safe and successful practice and make a difference to people’s lives.
Through exclusive work placements you will have access to a range of real-life situations in both clinical and community environments as well as access to simulation suites. This embedded work-based programme will provide a challenging balance between the development of core skills and professional practice required by Hearing Aid Audiologists who have knowledge in basic sciences, medical aspects of audiology, audiological techniques, hearing advice and rehabilitation.
Audiology is an exciting career with many avenues for employment and specialisation. It involves both a strong scientific interest and aptitude with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, oral as well as written.
- Maths and English at GCSE Grade 4 (C) or equivalent and a minimum of 48 UCAS points
Introduction to Hearing Aid Audiology – 10 credits
Auditory Sciences – 10 credits
Introduction to Auditory Sciences – 20 credits
Clinical Practice in Hearing Aid Audiology 1 – 40 credits
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Audio-Vestibular System – 20 credits
Audiological Assessment 1 – 20 credits
Clinical Practice in Hearing Aid Audiology 2 – 40 Credits
Audiological Assessment 2 – 20 Credits
Communication and Rehabilitation – 20 Credits
Specialist Practice and Professional Issues – 20 Credits
Hearing Aid Technology and Assistive Listening Devices – 20 Credits
I progressed from Level 3 Adventure Sports at South Devon College through to the Adventure Leadership foundation degree at University Centre South Devon. I had a very large interest in the outdoors before starting college, and when seeing the course that was available, I felt like it was a great opportunity to study something I enjoy and I’m passionate about, whilst still learning. The high practical content of the course was also a big deciding factor. There were also many trips, expeditions and adventurous activities to take part in as part of the course. I have made many friends and the employment opportunities that I have been able to access has allowed me to put all of my training into practice.Olivia Harrison