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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 (two 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 with honours in education, psychology, linguistics, physics, medicine, speech and hearing sciences or other subjects relevant to this multidisciplinary profession from The University of Hong Kong or a degree from another university or comparable institution accepted as equivalent; 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 the International English Language Testing System (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.
#For admission, only TOEFL or IELTS scores recorded in the two years before the date of application will be considered.
Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Professor Bradley McPherson
List of Programmes
This programme is not offered in 2021-2022