Entry requirements

A UK medical degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants should also have the relevant postgraduate clinical experience in their parent medical specialty.As there will be clinical placements within the NHS, students will also be expected to satisfy the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Occupational Health.A UK medical degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants should also have the relevant postgraduate clinical experience in their parent medical specialty.As there will be clinical placements within the NHS, students will also be expected to satisfy the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Occupational Health.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Advanced.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc is structured to provide the theoretical, scientific, clinical, research and vocational skills necessary to practice enhanced otology, audiovestibular medicine and audiology. The programme is designed for ENT surgeons, audiovestibular physicians, paediatricians, GPs, neurologists and other trainees and physicians with an interest in the medical aspects of audiology who wish to develop or enhance their careers or specialise in otology.

The UCL Ear Institute provides a unique environment for graduate study and is the largest and most broad-based academic unit for research into hearing, auditory processing, deafness and vestibular research in the UK.

Students benefit from an interdisciplinary range of clinical and research expertise. Collaboration between disciplines provides integrated research projects utilising a wide range of clinical and laboratory techniques.

The associated University College London Hospitals (UCLH) house the largest clinical audiology and dedicated vestibular service in the country, and the first Cochlear Implant team in the UK. All students benefit from placements in UCLH and UCL Partners hospitals and excellent networking opportunities.

Full-time: 1 year; Flexible: 2-5 years;

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
60 months

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and observation at accredited clinical placements. Assessment is through a combination of methods including unseen examinations, written assignments (essays and a dissertation), case presentations, clinical portfolios and vivas.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214