Distance learning undergraduate (1 year, 2 years)
Course duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
Semester 1: Blended learning, including 4 blocks of teaching
Semester 2: Blended learning, including 3 blocks of teaching
Convert your Hearing Aid Audiology foundation degree qualification (or equivalent) to a full BSc (Hons) in Hearing Sciences.
Our Hearing Sciences course is delivered through a blend of online learning and residential sessions to give you a flexible, practical and career-enhancing learning experience. As a guide, we suggest you plan for five to seven hours of online study per week when you're not attending a residential.
As well as completing an undergraduate major project, you'll learn about:
You'll study using our CANVAS Virtual Learning Environment, and there are also seven three-or-four-day residential weeks between September and April. (For part-time students, these sessions will be spread over two academic years.) You will attend both class and lab-based taught sessions with fellow students, and engage in student-led discussions and practical assignments.
We'll confirm the dates of residential sessions as soon as we can, so that you can plan around your work and book your accommodation in advance.
Please note that this course doesn't currently provide a direct route to the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP). However, you can pursue an alternative pathway to registration after qualification.
Our Employability Service is here to help give you the best chance of landing the job you want. We’ll help you improve your skills and bulk up your CV to improve your career prospects. As a distance learning student, you’ll still benefit from help and advice on CV writing, interview techniques, job hunting, and general careers advice.
After graduating from our BSc (Hons) Hearing Sciences you might choose to apply for a postgraduate research award. Our academic staff have a wealth of research experience across a wide range of areas related to hearing science, as well as disability research in general. They have a history of publication in high-impact journals and have attracted grants from research councils, charitable trusts and industry. As a university, we have firm links with Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and international collaborations in countries including Sweden, Finland, India, Portugal, Iran and China.
Your progress will be monitored through regular online interaction, including discussion boards, blogs, assignments and a practical exam. You'll complete and submit an assignment at the end of the first semester, in January. Meanwhile, your Undergraduate Major Project is submitted by the end of the second semester, in May.
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.
The minimum requirements for admission to this top-up award are one of the following:
Experience may also be assessed to meet the entry requirements.
International applicants with the equivalency for the above qualifications can be considered. However, you should meet the minimum English language requirements (6.0 score in IELTS or equivalent).
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