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The Master of Science in Audiology [MSc(Audiology)] is a specialist degree which educates professionals who will engage in the identification, diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing impairments. It is a two-year full-time programme covering topics such as the anatomy and physiology of hearing, hearing disorders, hearing science, the evaluation and fitting of hearing aids and other hearing prostheses, and client counselling. Students experience a wide range of clinical-practicum opportunities which, together with their theoretical studies, enable them to acquire the professional skills needed for entry-level positions in audiology.
Mode of Attendance
Full Time (normally two years, up to a maximum of four years, with students admitted in alternate years.)
Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements
A candidate shall satisfy both the University Admission Requirements and the Programme Specific Requirements as listed below:
1. comply with the General Regulations and the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula;
2. hold a Bachelor's degree in education, psychology, linguistics, physics, medicine, speech and hearing sciences or other subjects relevant to this multidisciplinary profession; and
3. for qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong where the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, a candidate is required to obtain a score of 550 or above (paper-based test) or 80 or above (internet-based) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5 in IELTS; or Grade C or above in either the Overseas General Certificate of Education, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, or the Cambridge Test of Proficiency in English Language.
Programme Admissions Advisor
Professor Bradley McPherson
List of Programmes
This programme is not offered in 2019-20.