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Clinical Science (Neurosensory Sciences)

Aston University

36 months
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About

This Clinical Science (Neurosensory Sciences) course offered at the Aston University is for you if you wish to embark on the career pathway for Healthcare Scientists, accredited by the National School of Healthcare Science. The scheme aims to provide an appropriately trained workforce to work in the NHS through clinical science training.

Overview

The Department of Health has introduced a new career pathway for Healthcare Scientists. Students are employed within NHS Departments and released to undertake academic study. This includes clinical science training to provide an appropriately trained workforce to work in the NHS. This requires the education and training of practitioners in the division of neurosensory science. This division is made up of 3 pathways:

  • Audiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Ophthalmic & Vision Sciences

Your future career prospects

This Clinical Science (Neurosensory Sciences) course offered at the Aston University  sits within the Department of Health’s vision for the Healthcare Science workforce. The aim is to develop practitioners who can improve the scientific profile within healthcare and who have the requisite skills to enhance both the diagnosis and treatment of patients in the NHS. As such it is predominantly aimed at graduates employed within the Scientist Training Programme.

 It is also aimed at NHS practitioners within the disciplines who wish to undertake an academic qualification as part of their professional development.  Individual modules can be undertaken as part of the School’s flexible credit accumulation system leading to a post-graduate certificate, diploma or master's qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Science 
  • Professional Practice 
  • Introduction to Neurosensory Sciences 
  • Clinical Science 
  • Research Methods 
  • Evidence Based Practice 
  • Research Project 
  • Audiology pathway: Adult Rehabilitation 
  • Neurophysiology pathway:Evoked Potentials
  • Vision Science pathway:Ophthalmic & Vision Science 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants who require a visa to study in the UK are advised to apply as early as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must posses a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a life sciences based subject
  • Entry requirements are set by the NHS.
  • Applicants must possess a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a life Sciences based subject

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 36 months.

This course is funded by the NHS.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

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