The Master of Audiology is a professionally oriented course for graduates interested in acquiring knowledge and skills in the evaluation and management of auditory disorders (hearing loss and tinnitus) and their consequences.
This course prepares you to become a well-informed health professional and begin clinical practice as an audiologist in urban, rural, and remote settings. Additionally, the course will help you acquire critical skills in appraising scientific and clinical information which will assist your further professional development.
IELTS: 6 TOEFL: 72
The Master of Audiology consists of audiology topics, clinical audiology topics, professional studies topics, and research topics.
You will study topics which address the scientific foundations of audiology and how they interface with clinical practice in diagnosing and managing auditory disorders, as well as clinical audiology and professional studies that provide skills necessary to produce a competent beginning practitioner.
Topics that address current issues of specific and general relevance to audiologists as health professionals are also introduced throughout the course.
The program offers innovative learning experiences including problem-based learning tutorials, clinical skills classes and clinical placements in Adelaide or interstate, and in rural and remote areas of South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Applicants must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, and typically have achieved a Flinders equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5.00 or above to be considered.
Applicants who did not achieve a GPA of 5.00 or above in their completed approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, can still be considered on the basis of a second bachelor degree, graduate certificate (if done in its entirety), graduate diploma or Masters degree of their choice, provided they have completed a minimum one semester of full-time equivalent study in one of these courses and they achieve a GPA of 5.00 or above in this study.
International students must satisfy our English language proficiency requirements for admission. If your first language is not English you will need to have:
Annual fees: $48,000
There is a great demand for qualified and trained professionals in audiology, both within Australia and worldwide, and the Flinders course enjoys particularly high employment outcomes. Opportunities exist in city-based, rural and remote settings across the globe.
Potential employers include:
public and private sector
diagnostic and rehabilitation practices
early intervention centres
hearing aid companies.