Our Foundation Degree in Hearing Aid Audiology allows you to earn as you learn. It's for professionals currently working within an audiology setting.
Why study with us
- Continue to earn as you learn by working in an audiology setting throughout the programme.
- Combine learning in your workplace with online study as well as residential block weeks on the University campus.
- On successful completion, you can apply to join the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This enables you to register as a Hearing Aid Dispenser.
What you'll do
- Gain the knowledge, theory and understanding required to become a qualified hearing aid dispenser.
- Develop practical skills within your workplace, supported by a dedicated Practice Educator. You’ll also get to spend time in the University’s clinical suite to enhance your skills.
- You'll have access to our excellent facilities on-campus. Including our Library and IT facilities, clinical suites and a wealth of online resources.
Kirpa is a Senior Lecturer and experienced Programme Leader in the discipline of Audiology. She is on the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) Clinical Physiology register as an Audiologist and is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.
Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Become a Hearing Aid Dispenser
After successful completion you can apply to join the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to become a Hearing Aid Dispenser.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
If you are from a low income household our Financial Bursary may be able to help.Find out more about Financial Bursary
This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry
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