Advanced Practices in Paediatric Assessment of Hearing
12hr(s) Lectures. (Seminars/Workshops/case-based learning Tutorials/E-learning); Other (Self-directed learning). Fri/Sat 3rd and 4th February 2023
Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.
EU Fee: 5 Credit Module fee É450.00 Non-EU Fee: 5 Credit Module fee É1,025.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.
As per entry requirements for the MSC HBC, recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology is required. This module is restricted to students with recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology. See Requirements below for further details. See Requirements for full details.
30th October 2022
Non-EU Closing Date
30th October 2022
Module Objective: To provide a detailed overview of advanced assessment of hearing in children.
Module Content: This module will discuss the principles of advanced assessment of hearing in children from birth. The module will focus on the behavioural assessment of hearing loss in infants and younger children within the context of child-centred and family friendly services, as well as the epdemiology and differential diagnosis of hearing loss in this population.
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
- Characterise a wide range of behavioral assessments of hearing for infants and children.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how to select appropriate assessments based on the maturational and developmental stages of infancy and childhood.
- Critically evaluate theories underlying the management of hearing loss, including hearing aid fitting, verification and validation for children.
- Critically evaluate the literature pertinent to the assessment and management of hearing loss in the paediatric population.
Venues and Dates:
Fri/Sat 3/4February 2023
Additional Teaching Mode Information
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x Essay (50 marks);
1 x online Presentation (50 marks)).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
No Assessment if taken under the pathway of non credit bearing CPD 1708.
Cyclical Module which runs every two years.
For students taking the module as a credit bearing CPD module see the relevant details below.
CT6103 5 Credits
Fee: EU 5 Credit Module fee É450.00 / Non EU 5 Credit Module fee É1,025
Entry requirements: As per entry requirements for the MScHBC and recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology.
As per Entry Requirements for MSc HBC CKX27 Part-time and also recognised prior clinical experience in diagnostic audiology.
- Candidates will hold either an undergraduate honours degree (NFQ 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, Biomedical Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Speech and Language Therapy, Medicine, Nursing and Education.
- In exceptional circumstances candidates without an honours degree may be recommended for entry to the programme after a review of their qualifications and experience by the programme lead. The admission of such candidates will be subject to the approval of the School of Clinical Therapies.
- Applications will be reviewed on the basis of educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation.
- A motivational statement is part of this application process. The motivational statement should be no longer than 800 words and demonstrate motivation, relevant previous experience, commitment and suitability in applying for this course.
- Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview and each applicant will be scored by an interview panel on the basis of educational qualifications, relevant work experience and motivation.
Recognition of Prior Learning
In accordance with UCC's policy on Recognition of Prior Learning, a student who has successfully completed modules for Continuous Professional Development within the MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication programme, and/or has completed relevant university postgraduate modules in a cognate area at similar NFQ level (subject to approval of the Programme Team), and who meets the entry requirements for the MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication, can apply to register for the MSc in Hearing Balance and Communication with exemptions granted for modules taken within the previous five years to a maximum of 20 credits. This will require a PAC application by the student for the MSc.
Fees and Costs
EU Fee: 5 Credit Module fee É450.00
Non-EU fee: 5 Credit Module fee É1,025.00.
There is also a É35.00 application fee.
How Do I Apply
Open for applications 2022/2023.
- To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.
- Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
- An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.
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