Our three year BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) course with integrated placements throughout, has been designed for students who wish to qualify to work as an audiologist, providing services in the NHS or dispensing hearing aids in the independent sector. Audiology is a varied discipline, involving elements of biological sciences, engineering, psychology, physics, electronics, speech and language development and research. As an audiologist you will work in multidisciplinary teams, liaising with patients as well as medical, education, and research professionals. A desire to help people is important and the ageing population means demand for hearing assessment and treatment services is increasing. Graduate prospects for this course is very high, in fact we are ranked first for graduate prospects in Aural and Oral Sciences in the 2018 Complete University Guide. Our graduates enter a variety of careers in hospitals, community-based practice, audiological and neurosciences research or other roles dedicated to improving hearing problems or, some undertake postgraduate courses. Key course benefits: - Part of the Modernising Scientific Careers suite of qualifications, which is a national education and training programme that aims to equipment the healthcare science (HCS) workforce with the skills and expertise needed to meet the challenges and opportunities of delivering services in future care pathways and fits within the Neurosensory Sciences strand - Upon successful completion of the course, you will become competent in many areas of audiological practice, this means you will be eligible to apply to register with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists and the Health & Care Professions Council - 1st for Graduate Prospects (Aural & Oral Sciences, Complete University Guide, 2018) - 4th Overall (Aural & Oral Sciences, Complete University Guide, 2018) - Employed graduates from subjects allied to medicine at Aston earn £12,500 (51%) more than the UK average, three years after graduating (LEO, 2017).