Hearing Balance & Communication

University College Cork


Course Name Hearing Balance & Communication
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKX27
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.
Closing Date: 17 April 2020
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Duration 2 years Part-time

Course Practicalities
This programme is part-time over two calendar years, with three semesters per year. On-site contact time is concentrated in two-three day (5 credit modules) and three-four day (10 credit modules) periods. There will be five or six contact periods in Year 1 and four or five in Year 2.
Students attend for induction in the beginning of September of year 1. Contact times are limited to September, December, January, April and May.
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Entry Requirements

• Candidates will hold either an undergraduate honours degree (NFQI level 8; minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 1) or a postgraduate degree, in any scientific or medical discipline, such as but not exclusively, Audiology, Anatomy, Bi...

Comment Who teaches this course
Leading authorities in hearing, balance, speech and communication science from the School of Clinical Therapies; national and international specialist guest lecturers including practising clinicians and clinician-academics.
Course Content

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The MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication is the only degree of its kind in Ireland. The degree aims to provide opportunities to acquire state of the art knowledge and skills in the field of hearing and balance related difficulties...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The course content will be delivered in modules of between 5 and 30 credits. Students enrol in modules to the value of 40 credits in Year 1 and 50 credits in year 2. There are 3 semesters per calendar year. Students will complete four core courses, ...

Assessment Method Assessment is wholly by continuous assessment, consisting of written assignments, both live and online presentations, online activities such as discussion groups and e-portfolios, blogs, podcasts and reflective journals.

The course involves approximately 100 hours of learning per 5 credits, of which 80 hours are self-directed learning and reading, for a total of 1800 hours.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Amr El Refaie
+353 21 4905607
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