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The Master of Audiology (MAud) at UC focuses on training professional clinical audiologists with an emphasis on the development of clinical and administrative skills relating to the practice of audiology. This degree was developed to address the shortage of trained audiologists. It comprises coursework, clinical practice in a variety of settings, and audiological research experience.
The School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing serves Aotearoa New Zealand and the world through excellence and innovation in scholarship, teaching, and public service. The School has four on-campus laboratories featuring state-of-the-art electronic and assessment equipment.
The first year includes coursework up to 120 points and a clinical placement, and the second year involves clinical placement and thesis work.
Subjects and courses
UC offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Audiology.
The Master of Audiology programme is fully endorsed by the New Zealand Audiological Society (NZAS). Upon completion of the degree, students are able to work as audiologists within New Zealand. The degree is also recognised internationally.
Start date: Monthly by arrangement with supervisor
The MAud does not require prior training in Speech and Language Therapy. Students should have either:
Students with a different undergraduate background to that of the above, and with a strong achievement record, will still be considered. All students must be approved for study by the Academic Dean of Science.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Students must submit an enrolment application via myUC as well as a separate application form to the School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing by 1 October.