Audiologists are health service professionals who are
responsible for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of
hearing, balance and associated disorders in patients
of all ages.
Audiology is a fast evolving and varied discipline.
Individuals with an interest in biological sciences,
psychology, physics, electronics, speech and language
development research may find this field has a lot to
offer them. Many Audiologists work in
multidisciplinary teams, frequently liaising with
medical, education, institution and research
professions. A desire to work with and help people is
essential and is an important component of the
A multidisciplinary approach to the training of
audiologists is vital because the knowledge and
clinical skills required cross many disciplines,
including physiology, psychology, neuroscience,
physics and medicine.
Students will be introduced to the relevant areas of
Psychology and Biological Science and issues such as
phonetics of English, principles of acoustics and
hearing aids, audiological assessment, treatment of
hearing loss and deafness in the wider community.
Student will study issues related to Audiology in more
depth including Assessment & Rehabilitation;
Paediatric Audiology; Pathlogy of Hearing & Balance
and Auditory Rehabilitation. Student will also acquire
the core professional skills required by Audiologists.
Programs are focused on preparing student for a
professional career as an Audiologist and also allows
student to undertake a major research project with
Subject Guide This program covers Clinical Practice;
Developmental Psychology; Statistics and Research
Methods; Audiological Sciences; Audiological
Instrumentation & Calibration; Counseling Skills for
Audiologists; Auditory Assessments; Clinical Skills
Laboratory; Rehabilitation & Audiological Practice;
Core Professional Studies; Auditory and Vestibular
Science; Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation;
Paediatric Audiology; Pathology and Diagnosis of
Hearing and Balance; Hearing Aids; Language and
Communication; Health Psychology; Clinical Project in
Audiology, Neurophysiology; Dissertation in Hearing
Science; Advanced Auditory Rehabilitation.
Qualified audiologist are highly demanded in
hospitals, community based practice, and also
audiological & neurosciences research.