Audiology at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Audiology is a rapidly developing area of healthcare with hugely rewarding career opportunities. With the global demand for audiologists rising, choosing to study Audiology is the first step towards a stimulating and lifelong career with fantastic employment prospects. As an audiologist, you will develop relationships with your patients as you support them throughout their entire patient journey - from diagnosis to rehabilitation. Whether you’re helping babies to hear for the first time, or re-connecting patients with the world around them, careers in audiology are as fulfilling as they are varied. Our graduates enjoy hugely rewarding and diverse roles suited to a variety of subject interests, including biological and social sciences, psychology, technology, as well as speech and language development. Whether you choose to work in a clinical setting, or focus your skills towards counselling and therapy, you will start making a difference from the word go. Why choose Leeds?

  • We prepare you for a career from day one with 95% of our students finding work and/or further study within 15 months following graduation (Discover Uni, 2022).
  • We keep our cohort small so that we can guarantee you an exceptional clinical placement across a variety of hospitals and centres close to Leeds
  • You will be taught by experienced industry professionals and external speakers who introduce innovative research insights to your learning.
  • Gain hands-on experience and learn in dedicated on-campus audiology laboratories. Our facilities imitate different audiological conditions with innovative technology, designed to enhance student awareness of patient experience and produce expert practitioners in a safe and supported environment.
  • Our course is designed around your wellbeing, with dedicated personal tutors to help with your academic and pastoral needs. Our timetable considers the circumstances of both on campus and commuting students, to help everyone make the most of their time at Leeds.
Accreditation The course is accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (with both being subject to re-accreditation and re-approval in 2023). Thus, on successful completion of this course, our graduates are eligible to apply for registration as audiologists with the RCCP and the AHCS and the HCPC as a Hearing Aid Dispenser. Visit our Audiology webpages for additional course information.

Assessment method

We use a variety of assessment methods to help you develop a broad range of skills. These include presentations, group assessments, unseen examinations, OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations), essays, oral examination and the grading of clinical practice. You’ll need to demonstrate the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline, as well as your emerging abilities, skills and competencies. You need to be able to draw on a wide variety of material and be able to evaluate and criticise received opinion.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP)

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

All students will complete a pre-registration screening questionnaire which allows our occupational health team at the University support you to meet your true potential on the programme despite any pre-existing health concerns you may have. It is important that you notify us even if your symptoms are currently under control as we can ensure that you continue to be supported even if you are moving from different areas of the country. The process also allows our occupational health team to check your immunity requirements so we can ensure that both patients and you are protected and kept safe. This will involve understanding your immunisation record to date. Further details can be found on HEOPS offers guidance on occupational health resources and health surveillance.


Shortlisted applicants are normally invited for multiple mini interviews with the School of Medicine. This allows us to further assess your aptitude for, and interest in the course. If shortlisted, you'll receive a written invitation from the School to attend a selection event on a specific time and date. If this date is unsuitable, contact the School and where possible we'll offer an alternative date. If you don't notify us and don't attend a selection event, your application will be rejected. Offers are made on the basis of merit and the decision to make an offer after interview depends entirely on your performance at mini-interview, not on your predicted or achieved academic performance, or other scores.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

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Audiology at University of Leeds - UCAS