Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Audiology Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved degree in a variety of field other than audiology such as health, education, social, physical or biological sciences.

Entry is competitive based on GPA.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Email: enquiries.shrs@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4506

Online enquiry: click here

Web: http://www.shrs.uq.edu.au

Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

32

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Audiology Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

An approved degree in a variety of field other than audiology such as health, education, social, physical or biological sciences.

Entry is competitive based on GPA.

CRICOS Code: 070265F

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.shrs.uq.edu.au

Enquire online

Why study the Master of Audiology Studies?

UQ is the only university in Queensland, and one of only six universities in Australia, to offer a Master of Audiology Studies.

Communication is vital to the quality of life of all individuals in our society. Audiologists play an essential role in improving hearing health and well-being in adults and children. Audiologists make a true difference to the lives of others and are in high demand due to their specialist skills in helping people with hearing difficulties.

Study audiology at UQ and you will learn from international leaders in the field with course content based on the latest research and developments in audiology. The program integrates the theoretical foundations of audiology with practical clinical skills in preparation for a career as a clinical audiologist. You will also gain the ability to contribute to the development of clinical audiology by completing your own research.

UQ is known worldwide for the quality of its audiology graduates, the commitment of its teaching staff, and its strong research focus. As a graduate of the Master of Audiology Studies, you will be in high demand with employers due to your in-depth knowledge and hands-on, practical skills in audiology.

What you can study

This program guides students through the foundational and advanced theoretical aspects of audiology closely integrated with practical clinical skills in preparation for a career as a clinical audiologist. Students also gain the ability to contribute to the development of clinical audiology through research opportunities throughout the program.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Audiology Studies.

Placement courses

Students undertake over 350 hours of supervised clinical practice in a range of clinical settings that includes hospitals, private practices, educational facilities and UQ's internal clinics. During their placements, students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge acquired through coursework and research to practice and develop their clinical skills in real life settings.

Students will commence their clinical placements in semester two of the program.

Students may be required to undertake clinical placements outside of the Brisbane metropolitan area and students are required to fund their travel, accommodation and daily living expenses.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

An approved degree in a variety of field other than audiology such as health, education, social, physical or biological sciences.

Entry is competitive based on GPA.

Additional application information

Domestic students enrolled in the MAudSt may be eligible for income support and should contact Centrelink.

This program may have inherent requirement that need to be met prior to undertaking placement.

Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule.

A First Aid Certificate (including CPR) and a Blue Card are also required before the commencement of the program.

For applicants who need to provide evidence of English proficiency, please note that this program requires a higher level of English language proficiency than the UQ minimum.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

An approved degree in a variety of field other than audiology such as health, education, social, physical or biological sciences.

Entry is competitive based on GPA.

Additional application requirements

This program has limited intake capacity.

This program may have inherent requirements that need to be met prior to undertaking placement.

Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule.

A First Aid Certificate (including CPR) and a Blue Card are also required before the commencement of the program.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 070265F

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - September 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Annual CPR recertification (approx $55)
  • Students are expected to fund travel and living expenses associated with placements, some of which may be outside the Brisbane metropolitan area.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (including CPR) (approx $155)
  • Costs for vaccinations and serology are the responsibility of the student and will vary based on individual and program requirements.

What you can do with a Master of Audiology Studies

Careers

Audiologists choose to work in:

  • Government clinics (e.g. Australian Hearing)
  • public and private hospitals
  • community-based audiology clinics (e.g. National Hearing)
  • private practice
  • hearing aid companies
  • community organisations
  • university clinics
  • research
  • consultancy.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Audiology Australia
  • Australian College of Audiology

Accreditation body

  • Audiology Australia

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Audiology Studies

To complete the Master of Audiology Studies, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #32 from the MAudSt course list. Refer to the program rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Audiology Studies.

Program Rules for the Master of Audiology Studies