Taught course


University of Southampton · Institute of Sound and Vibration Research
MScMSc with Clinical Practice

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) from an appropriate institution in a physical, biological, life or behavioural science or an engineering subject. Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate work experience and training are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Audiology is widely recognised as the leading postgraduate programme in the UK for the accredited training of audiologists and audiological scientists. It consists of a taught component followed by a substantial research project leading to a dissertation. The MSc Audiology is accredited by the British Academy of Audiology. While not guaranteed, we can usually help UK and EU students find a 40 week unpaid clinical placement in the NHS after the MSc which enables successful students to register as audiologists.

Semester one modules:
  • Clinical Audiology 1;
  • Principles of Auditory Rehabilitation;
  • Physiology and Psychology of Hearing;
  • Applied Research Methods
Semester two modules:
  • Clinical Audiology 2;
  • Fundamentals of Auditory Implants;
  • Paediatric Audiology;
  • Assessment and Management of Vestibular Disorders;
  • Applied Research Methods;
  • Research Project

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Information for international students

For entry onto our programmes, you will need an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 overall, with a minimum component score of 6.0 in Speaking and Listening, and 6.5 in Reading and Writing.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

MSc with Clinical Practice

full time
48 months

Course contact details

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