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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Master of Audiology Studies (MAudSt)

Qualify as an accredited audiologist in two years and be prepared for a rewarding career as a clinical audiologist.

Communication is vital to the quality of life of all populations, and audiologists play an essential role in improving hearing and wellbeing. They make a true difference to the lives of others and are in high demand due to their specialist skills. UQ is known worldwide for the quality of its audiology graduates, the commitment of its teaching staff, and its strong research focus.

This dynamic two-year full-time program integrates the theoretical foundations of audiology with practical clinical skills to prepare you for a career as an audiologist. You'll also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of clinical audiology by undertaking your own research. 

You'll learn from experienced audiology educators and researchers who are specialists in areas including neuroscience and rehabilitation, ageing, participation and disability. Through the program, you'll complete more than 250 hours of supervised clinical placements at UQ’s Audiology Clinic, as well as other private and public clinics and educational facilities in Brisbane and around Australia.

When you graduate, you'll be in high demand with employers due to your in-depth knowledge and hands-on, practical skills in audiology.

Program highlights

  • Benefit from practical development of your skills through supervised clinical placements, including at UQ's Audiology Clinic.
  • Study at the only university in Queensland, and one of only six universities in Australia, to offer a Master of Audiology Studies.
  • Be in demand and job-ready for employment in the high-growth audiology and speech pathology sector.
  • As the only university in Queensland, and one of six in Australia, offering a Master of Audiology Studies, we're leaders in rehabilitation, teaching and research.

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career possibilities
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Clinical audiologist
  • Clinical sales specialist
  • Audiometrist
  • Clinic manager

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Postgraduate.

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Prerequisites
To be considered for enrolment, an applicant must hold a bachelor degree; study in fields such as health, humanities, education, social, physical or biological sciences is recommended.

If the bachelor degree was completed more than 10 years prior to program commencement, an applicant must have subsequently completed a postgraduate qualification, or a minimum of 8 units / 4 courses of university level study.

Entry is competitive based on GPA.

The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0. The GPA cut-off for those offered a place in 2020 was 5.33.