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Master of Clinical Audiology and Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Clinical Audiology and Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Clinical Audiology and Doctor of Philosophy

  • ID:UWA610009
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$54,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$7,635.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$54,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$7,635.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • an honours degree of at least 2A level, or a qualification recognised as equivalent by the Board of the Graduate Research School (the Board) and the Faculty; and 
  • satisfied the requirements of Doctor of Philosophy Rule 2;

(2) A current National Police Certificate, National Criminal History Check or equivalent certification from country of residence, indicating no criminal conviction. The currency of a National Police Certificate or a National Criminal History Check is 12 months.

English requirement

Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent

Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language

GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)

  • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
  • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
  • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).

TOEFL (paper-based)

  • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
  • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)

IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)

  • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading

IELTS (Academic)

  • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

  • C pass

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English

  • B grade

CELT Bridging Course

  • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section

Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)

  • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections,
  • 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
  • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

  • Law

overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.

  • Education

overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

  • Dentistry

overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

  • Business

overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The University of Western Australia is the only Australian university that offers a combined PhD and master's degree in audiology that can be completed over four years. Audiology is the clinical science involving the prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss and associated communication disorders.

The clinical audiology course commences in January, with a new intake of students in even-numbered years only. It is an intensive full-time course with tuition divided between intensive modules and clinical placements. The intensive modules require full-time attendance, equivalent to 40 hours per week, over their whole duration, which is usually seven weeks. Clinical placements are managed by the Clinical Coordinator.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Many audiologists are involved in research, helping to develop new behavioural and electrophysiological test techniques, cochlear implants, hearing aids and hearing health therapies. Some audiologists work in community and workplace settings including programs aimed at reducing the prevalence and impact of middle ear disease in rural and remote aboriginal communities, newborn hearing screening programs and hearing conservation programs in industry.

Employment prospects for Audiologists who graduate from UWA are excellent, both within Australia and overseas.

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