United Kingdom

Swansea University

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Arts & humanities 2018
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World University Rankings 2018

Swansea University

Healthcare Science (Audiology)

Audiology is the branch of science that studies hearing, balance and the pathological conditions that can affect them. You will learn how to assess hearing capacity and balance function while the clinical side of the course will provide you with the practical skills needed for employment in the profession. Students on this course spend half their time at university and half on placements, preparing for the world of work. These placements are organised by the College. This course starts before normal University term time and has different leave entitlements. . The degree will: - Equip you with the skills to work in the NHS or private sector - Provide transferable skills in team working, communication, problem-solving and analysis There are also multiple opportunities to use the College of Human and Health Sciences’ state-of-the-art facilities which offer realistic workplace experiences. The University has strong links with health boards with the nearest hospital next-door to the campus. • UK and EU students are eligible to apply for an enhanced support package through the NHS Wales Bursary arrangements. Conditions for funded places apply, for further information please visit our website - www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/studentloansandgrants/nhsfunding/ • EMPLOYABILITY: 100% of Healthcare Science graduates are employed in a professional or managerial job 6 months after graduating (Unistats 2016) • AVERAGE EARNINGS: The NHS starting salary for Audiologists is £22,128 (Band 5). Typical career earnings go up to £41,787. A significant proportion of our graduates now work in Band 6 and Band 7 (specialist) roles. A Consultant Audiologist can earn £100,431. • Accredited by the NSHCS (National School of Healthcare and Science), on behalf of Health Education England, for the purpose of eligibility for registration as a Healthcare Science Practitioner on the AHCS (Academy for Healthcare and Science) voluntary register. Visit our employability pages to read our graduate success stories :- http://www.swansea.ac.uk/humanandhealthsciences/employability/

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Singleton Park Campus,Swansea