Get an Edge with NSU's Doctor of Audiology Program

NSU’s Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) establishes audiologists in a clearly defined and prominent role within the hearing health care delivery system and strengthens their position as autonomous practitioners. The goal of this program is to augment and expand the academic and clinical knowledge base of the working professional with contemporary, evidence-based practice.

Top-Tier Audiology Curriculum

Faculty members are partnering to offer the most diverse and advanced professional degree program in the world. NSU’s program is designed to prepare current audiology practitioners to respond to the expanding scope of professional practice and the continual technological advancements of the profession.

Amplify Your Audiology Expertise

Build advanced clinical expertise in amplification, practice management, geriatric and pediatric audiology, pharmacology, vestibular evaluation and treatment. and many more.

Motivated to become among the best? NSU’s Audiology programs are designed with you in mind.

Quick Facts

Delivery Method

Live course delivery in Central London, Cavendish area (extended weekends every other month).

Start Dates

Classes start in January, May and August with additional options to start part of term.


Tuition is $724 per ch.

Credit Hours

Open only to master-degreed applicants. The program is 34credit hours, designed to be completed within two years.

Get the NSU Edge

Diverse Cohorts

Our graduates are from across the globe, hailing from the United Kingdom, Latin America, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Malta, and China among other places.

Advanced Position Recognition

The Au.D. degree program is recognized for advancement to the consultant practitioner and consultant director level by the UK Education and Training Skills Escalator.

Smaller Classes = More Individualized Attention

NSU’s audiology UK class size average is 5-7 students, allowing for additional attention and support from your professors. Every professor has built a successful track record as a practitioner, navigating the challenges of the profession. They are caring, engaged educators, passionate about guiding the next generation of audiologist leaders forward.

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Doctor of Audiology UK: Program Details

The graduate earning an Au.D. from the Audiology Program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate clinical proficiency in assessment methodology and the interpretation of assessment results with a variety of clinical populations.
  • Develop and implement a plan for audiological management & treatment based on clinical diagnostic data with a variety of clinical populations.
  • Collaborate and/or counsel effectively with clients, family members, care givers, and other professionals.
  • Evaluate and critically apply current research to determine and enhance clinical efficacy.
  • Demonstrate ability to assume a leadership role in business practices and supervision.
  • Apply appropriate technologies to accomplish research, diagnosis, management and treatment.
  • Official transcript  indicating conferral of a master's degree in audiology, by a regionally accredited institution in the UK. If master's degree is from outside the UK, please submit the transcript for evaluation to one of the following evaluation services. The official evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service to EPS.

  • Documentation of all professional certifications, licenses, or relevant credentialing materials
  • Vita documenting professional experiences and continuing education activities, professional affiliations, publications, and/or presentations. Supporting documentation of continuing education activities, publications, and/or presentations is recommended
  • Completed application and non-refundable fee of $50.00
  • Three letters of recommendation from instructors, supervisors, and/or coworkers. Letters may be requested of recommenders and submitted via the applicant portal.

All admissions materials must be sent to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
College of Health Care Sciences
Audiology Program Admissions
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

For admissions information, please contact the audiology department at or 954-262-7745.

Degree Requirements

In order to earn the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.), students with a Master's (MSc) in Audiology and Audiologic Physicians must earn 34 credits.


AUD 6504: Implantable Hearing Technologies
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of different implantable auditory devices for adults and children. Information covered in the class will include, but is not limited to, candidacy for implantation, basic understanding of the surgery and surgical risks of implants, pre- and post-audiometric test measures to determine benefit, programming and troubleshooting.
AUD 7030: Aging of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems
Students will be provided with an overview of gerontology with emphasis given to differentiation between the normal aging process and pathological changes related to auditory and vestibular disorders.
AUD 7050: Research Methods II: Applications
Students will study research design, data collection, analysis, and evaluation. The ability to comprehend, analyze, and critically evaluate professional literature will be emphasized. Students will design clinically based research to test a clinical hypothesis or document treatment effectiveness.
AUD 7060: Genetics of Hearing Impairment
The purpose of this course is to review the present knowledge of genetics of hearing impairment and to discuss the potential for gene-based approaches to treatment.
AUD 7070: Pharmacology for Audiologists
In this course students are presented with the classes of drugs used in clinical practice with emphasis on activity, mode of action, side effects, toxicity, and drug interactions as they relate to auditory and vestibular function.
AUD 7075: Counseling in Audiology
This course is designed to explore theories of counseling related to the management of persons with auditory and vestibular disorders. Different approaches for interacting with patients and their families individually and in groups will be addressed.
AUD 7080: Practice Management
In this course students examine basic principles involved in the development and management of audiology practice within the framework of different models of health care delivery.
AUD 7100: Advanced Seminar in Amplification
Advanced trends and methods in the evaluation and management of patients with amplification systems.
AUD 7120: Advanced Auditory Electrophysiology
Students will study of cochlear physiologic and auditory neurophysiologic evaluation procedures, including evoked responses for all latencies and otoacoustic emissions. Interpretation of test results will be discussed in relation to underlying anatomy and physiology.
AUD 7130: Pediatric Audiology
This course is designed to provide a review of normal and abnormal auditory development in children. Audiologic assessment, management, and treatment of neonates, infants, and young children will be discussed. Evaluation procedures for the difficult-to-test patient will be explored.
AUD 7160: Advanced Vestibular Evaluation and Treatment
Students will study the anatomy and physiology of the peripheral and central vestibular mechanisms and the integration of the human equilibrium system. Disorders of vestibular function will be studied. Vestibular evaluation procedures will be presented. Vestibular rehabilitation and balance therapy programming and therapy techniques will be discussed and evaluated.
AUD 7180: Advanced Diagnostic Audiology
Students will study advanced auditory evaluation with an emphasis on integration of audiologic test results leading to management and treatment strategies.
Total Credit Hours: 34

Course Sequence (subject to change):

January 2023 Pharmacology
March Advanced Amplification
May Advanced Vestibular Evaluation and Treatment
July Practice Management
September Advanced Auditory Electrophysiology
November Implantable Hearing Technologies
January 2024 Genetics of Hearing Impairment
March  Pediatric Audiology
May Counseling
July Research Methods
September Advanced Diagnostic Audiology
November Geriatric Audiology

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