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Clinical Science (Neurosensory Sciences)

Aston University

M.Sc. Blended
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

Applications for full-time entry in September are normally required by July, but will be accepted later subject to places being available.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
93
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

This course is funded by the NHS.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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