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BSc Healthcare Science

Course content
You will learn to apply scientific principles of healthcare science to patient care, and gain the confidence to carry out the diagnostic and therapeutic investigations required for the role of a Healthcare Science Practitioner in Audiology. Honing your skills, you will learn how to perform a wide range of clinical procedures in accordance with health and safety guidelines, and within the scope of practice and professional codes of conduct. You will develop the understanding and confidence to execute procedures in audiology including pure tone audiometry, tympanometry and hearing aid programming & verification.

Year 1

  • Biological Basis of Healthcare (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Social Aspects of Healthcare (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Clinical Technology and Mathematics (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Physics and Measurements (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Professional Practice (15 credits) – Compulsory

Year 2

  • Diagnostic Audiology (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Practical Diagnostic Audiology (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Medical Instrumentation and Imaging (15 credits) – Compulsory
  • Research Methods and Professional Practice (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Introduction to Audiology Specialties (15 credits) – Compulsory

Year 3

  • Aural Rehabilitation and Amplification (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Practical Aural Rehabilitation (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Dissertation (30 credits) – Compulsory
  • Professional Practice (30 credits) – Compulsory