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Habilitative Audiology CPPD

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Course overview

The module is designed for Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals with experience of working with clients with hearing disorders. This module will help to deepen your understanding of the assessment and management of hearing loss in children and adults.

The module includes a detailed revision of the anatomy and physiology of the ear and the effects and impacts of various types and degrees of hearing loss, the epidemiology of deafness, hearing assessment for both adults and children, the mechanisms of auditory processing and the assessment of auditory processing disorder, the principles and practices of amplification and speech processing in digital hearing aids and cochlear implants, the NDCS standards and practices in Paediatric audiology and practical skills sessions in hearing testing and hearing aid function.

Module dates

Dates: TBC

This module is not running again in the current academic year. New dates will be available in August of 2019. Please register your interest to be contacted.



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • First or second-class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject
  • The Licentiate Diploma of the Royal college of Speech and Language Therapists is also accepted
  • Individuals with less than a second class degree will be considered where they have substantial relevant experience (that is, clinical, teaching or other relevant professional experience).

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Paul Turner

    Paul is a Senior Lecturer in Audiology who joined City University London in 2005. He previously worked at UCL's Ear Institute and the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital.

    Paul trained as an Audiologist at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital before leaving to study physics ...