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Clinical Science (Neurosensory Sciences)

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

Students undertake common learning throughout the programme but also have specialist topics in year two and three.

Assessment methods

The majority of the teaching and learning material is delivered online via a virtual learning environment (known as Blackboard). You will be provided with a study guide for each module which ensures that you are aware of what material needs covering when. The first year is mostly assessed via coursework, so you are able to benchmark your abilities early on and to develop your skills in managing your own learning.

In the second and third years of the course you will undertake a research project, with an associated research methods module to develop your skills in this area.

You are on campus for short periods each term where you have the opportunity to participate in group activities, tutorials, skills laboratories and seminars.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 3 Years

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