Convert your foundation degree to a full BSc (Hons). Our accredited course is perfect for audiologists and hearing aid dispensers. Study by distance learning while you work.
Learn the skills you need to qualify as a hearing aid audiologist while continuing to work, with this part-time Hearing Aid Audiology degree course at ARU. Understand how to run a safe and successful practice and make a difference to people’s lives. On graduation you can apply to the Health & Care Professions Council for registration as a hearing aid dispenser.
The course is delivered over two semesters and takes nine months to complete. It is delivered by specialist tutors under the guidance of the Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences through our Virtual learning environment.
Convert your foundation degree qualification (or equivalent) to a full BSc (Hons) in Hearing Sciences, with our one-year British Society in Hearing Aid Audiology-accredited course.
Improve someone’s vision and you’ll change their life. Learn how to dispense, fit and supply spectacles with our Cambridge-based Ophthalmic Dispensing three year degree, accredited by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians. You’ll find industry-standard equipment in our dedicated dispensing laboratory and eye clinic, where the focus is on practical application and problem-solving, including how to run a successful practice. Our award-winning lecturer practitioners ensure the course stays up to date and relevant to modern practice.
Earn while you learn on our GOC accredited distance learning course, which features on-campus residentials. Train as a dispensing optician and take the next step towards a rewarding career in eyecare.
Optometrists perform eye tests and diagnose sight problems, helping to improve people’s vision and manage a range of eye conditions. Our Cambridge-based degree, fully accredited by the General Optical Council, is designed to give you the skills you need to register as an optometrist after a year-long clinical placement. You’ll learn from lecturers who are professional practitioners, use specialist equipment in clinical and lab sessions, and make a difference to people’s lives working in our University Eye Clinic.
Take your career to the next level with our contact lens course. Designed for UK General Optical Council (GOC) registered dispensing opticians looking to specialise in contact lenses, our course will build on the training you already have, giving you the knowledge and skill set to look after contact lens patients. Subject to GOC full approval*, completion of our PG Cert and the assessment of clinical competencies will lead to entry-level registration with the GOC as a Contact Lens Optician.
Work with an internationally renowned academic team that has extensive research activities and collaborations, is widely published and attracts significant grant funding.
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