Taught course

Audiology (with Clinical Placement)

University of Southampton · Engineering

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours (2:1) or higher in a related discipline such as a physical, biological, life or behavioural science or an engineering subject.

Find the equivalent international qualifications for your country at https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international/your-country.page.

In your personal statement, you must show that you have:

  • excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills;
  • an interest in healthcare, science and learning;
  • motivation and initiative;
  • an understanding of the audiology profession;
  • visited, or intend to visit, an audiology or related department.

Please see website for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

On this course you'll recieve an excellent preparation for a career as an audiologist or with a means to advance your career in audiology. You'll learn audiology techniques in practicals, be introduced to patient care in the taster audiology clinics and discover more about cochlear implantation via our in-house auditory implant service.

On the two-year PG Dip Audiology (with clinical placement) you will study the same course content full-time in year 1 as the MSc but you won't need to write a dissertation. This will be followed by the clinical placement. The course includes at least 40 weeks of clinical placement and is accredited by the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists, making you eligible to register as an audiologist and work in the NHS on completion.

This course is also available to study over 3 years. In this situation your first year is studied full-time, and your clinical placement is studied part-time over 2 years.

Information for international students

English language: band D, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information - https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and The Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651