Part-time, distance learning undergraduate (2 years)
Applications for this course will close on 31 August 2018.
Successful applicants wishing to take up a place on the course will be required to return a completed declaration form and register by 7 September 2018, to be ready to attend the first week of teaching. Applicants unable to register by 7 September 2018 may not be able to study the course until the following academic year.
Learn the skills you need to qualify as a hearing aid audiologist while continuing to work. Understand how to run a safe and successful practice and make a difference to people’s lives. On graduation you can apply to the Health & Care Professions Council for registration as a hearing aid dispenser.
Gain the skills and knowledge you need to work as a hearing aid audiologist. All our modules are tailored to audiology, so you will develop your understanding of the physical and psychological basis of hearing and disorders of hearing, and examine their impact on people's life opportunities. You will also develop an awareness of professional, legal and ethical issues in relation to practice, and learn the principles of managing a safe and successful business.
We understand that as a working professional, you cannot always follow a traditional academic year. That is why you will do most of your studying by distance learning, and take part in seminars, lectures and practical laboratory workshops during four residential placements at Anglia Ruskin in Cambridge.
And because you are learning while you work, you will be able to apply everything you learn to your own job, meaning you will get the most out of your new skills immediately - and continue to use them throughout your career.
The lectures are led in a very interesting way by friendly and approachable lecturers
With our qualification you will be able to work independently as a hearing aid audiologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council, and take your career to a new level.
When you graduate you can go straight into work or continue your studies to achieve a BSc (Hons) Hearing Sciences degree.
You will be required to complete your clinical logbooks in detail over two years of your studies.
We will assess you throughout the course so that you can track your progress. Assessment methods include work-based assignments, presentations, class discussions and tutorials. As you would expect, we will pay particular attention to feedback from your employer and placement supervisor. We will also ask you to develop action plans and to reflect on your own progress. Practical examinations will be undertaken by the end of each semester. The outcome of these will inform your supervisor of the tasks you may perform in practice under indirect supervision.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
You can pay your fees in the following ways.
Most English undergraduates take out a tuition fee loan with Student Finance England. The fees are then paid directly to us. The amount you repay each month is linked to your salary and repayments start in April after you graduate.
If you choose not to take out a loan you can pay your fees directly to us. There are two ways to do this: either pay in full, or through a three- or six-month instalment plan starting at registration.
Most new undergraduate students can apply for government funding to support their studies and university life. This includes Tuition Fee Loans and Maintenance Loans. There are additional grants available for specific groups of students, such as those with disabilities or dependants.
We also offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you’re at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email email@example.com for further information.
We don't accept AS level qualifications on their own for entry to our undergraduate degree courses. However for some degree courses a small number of tariff points from AS levels are accepted as long as they're combined with tariff points from A levels or other equivalent level 3 qualifications in other subjects.
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