Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Hearing Aid Audiology

Course Details

  • icon icon Institute De Montfort University
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  • icon icon Category Undergraduate Programs
  • icon icon Course Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Hearing Aid Audiology

  • icon icon Campus Leicester Campus
  • icon icon Next intake September
  • icon icon Language English

About Course

  • 14 Months
  • Full-time | 16 months for March intake  

  • The Foundation Degree is a vocational programme designed to meet the needs of your employer, other audiology professionals and people who experience hearing loss.

    The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Hearing Aid Audiology enables the student to safely and effectively learn audiological theory and practical interventions that are evidence-based and responsive to the needs of diverse hearing impaired communities. You will also to be sensitive to the needs of service users and carers, working in partnership to empower and enable them. 

    The programme is delivered using a blended learning approach with interactive and web-based lectures and seminars alongside teaching based at the university. 

    Key features:

    • Provides eligibility for registration by the Health and Care Professions Council and produces graduates who meet the published national Standards for Hearing Aid Dispensers in the independent sector and for Associate Practitioners in Audiology within the NHS
    • Produces graduates who can bring qualities of critical judgement and reasoning to their chosen occupationand who are capable of applying both academic and clinical audiological knowledge
    • Provides students with an intellectually rigorous and up-to-date education
    • in defined areas within audiology that will help to achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals
    • Volunteering opportunities locally, nationally and internationally available through our career enhancing DMU Global and Square Mile programmes
    • Offers a range of practical opportunities to develop your skills which recently saw our students provide hearing tests at the Special Olympics
    • Facilities benefiting from the latest equipment providing a dedicated setting and relevant workplace experience, including ‘virtual patient’ software

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