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Master of Audiology

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Audiology (MAud) at UC focuses on training professional clinical audiologists with an emphasis on the development of clinical and administrative skills relating to the practice of audiology. This degree was developed to address the shortage of trained audiologists.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MAud
Domestic Fees
$17,735 per year / $35,470 total
International Fees
$79,000 per year / $158,000 total

About this course

The Master of Audiology (MAud) at UC focuses on training professional clinical audiologists with an emphasis on the development of clinical and administrative skills relating to the practice of audiology. This degree was developed to address the shortage of trained audiologists. It comprises coursework, clinical practice in a variety of settings, and audiological research experience.

Te Kura Mahi a-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing serves Aotearoa New Zealand and the world through excellence and innovation in scholarship, teaching, and public service. The School has four on-campus laboratories featuring state-of-the-art electronic and assessment equipment.

Entry requirements

Admission to the Master's degree is based on the evaluation of your ability to undertake postgraduate study in a specialist field of inquiry or professional practice. The primary basis for selection is on academic merit, however consideration may also be given to other factors.

The MAud does not require prior training in Speech and Language Therapy. Students should have either:

  • a Speech and Language Pathology bachelor's degree; or
  • any bachelor's degree with relevant coursework (eg, Arts, Engineering such as Electrical and Electronic or Mechanical, Health Sciences, Science, or Teaching and Learning); or
  • been admitted with equivalent qualifications to the above by the University.

Students with a different undergraduate background to that of the above, and with a strong achievement record, will still be considered. All students must be approved for study by the Academic Dean of Science.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Entry into Year 1 of the Master of Audiology is limited. See 'How to apply' below for more information.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Audiology or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

Entry into Year 1 of the Master of Audiology is limited. Students must submit an enrolment application via myUC as well as a separate application form to Te Kura Mahi a-Hirikapo | School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing by 1 October.

Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

The Master of Audiology programme is fully endorsed by the New Zealand Audiological Society (NZAS). Upon completion of the degree, students are able to work as audiologists within Aotearoa New Zealand. The degree is also recognised internationally.

Useful information:

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