Taught course

Clinical Science (Neurosensory Sciences)

Aston University · School of Life and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

A first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a life Sciences based subject e.g., chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, chemical engineering, pharmacology, physiology, physical science subject is required or, when outside the UK, a degree or qualification deemed to be at least of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

The Department of Health has introduced a new career pathway for Healthcare Scientists. This includes clinical science training to provide an appropriately trained workforce to work in the NHS. This requires the education and training of practitioners in the division of neurosensory science. This division is made up of 3 pathways:

  1. Audiology
  2. Neurophysiology
  3. Ophthalmic & Vision Sciences.

Students undertake common learning throughout the programme but also have specialist topics in year two and three. Students are employed within NHS Departments and released to undertake academic study.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+ 44 (0)121 204 3000