BA Audiology UP

By | November 16, 2018

BA Audiology UP

This four-year career-oriented degree is aimed at acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the normal hearing process and the influence of a hearing loss within the framework of human communication. Training is provided in the assessment and intervention of people with hearing loss of all age groups.

Closing date for application:

30 June annually

BA Audiology UP

Minimum requirements

Achievement level

APS

Any two languages of which
Afrikaans or English should be one

Mathematics

NSC/IEB HIGCSE AS-Level A-Level NSC/IEB HIGCSE AS-Level A-Level

5

3

C

C

4

3

D

D

30

Admission Requirements

  • The following persons will be considered for admission: a candidate who is in possession of a certificate that is deemed by the University to be equivalent to the required Grade 12 certificate with university endorsement; a candidate who is a graduate from another tertiary institution or has been granted the status of a graduate of such an institution; and a candidate who is a graduate of another faculty at the University of Pretoria.
  • Candidates who comply with the minimum subject requirements and achievement levels as well as the APS requirements of these programmes will be granted placement in the programmes, subject to the availability of space. The abovementioned is not applicable to selection programmes.
  • To retain admission, learners will be expected to obtain an APS of at least 28 in Grade 12. Prospective students who have already been granted provisional admission in these programmes, but obtained at least an APS of 27 in Grade 12, will be considered by the Admission Committee should space be available. The Admission Committee of the Faculty of Humanities will consider these students once the results of the National Benchmark Test (NBT) are available and depending on the availability of space.
  • The Faculty will assess satisfactory performance in the NBT in the light of its commitment to ensure that an appropriate proportion of the applicants will be drawn from the disadvantaged category of the population.
  • Applicants who meet the minimum APS requirement, but who do not comply with the subject requirements must write the NBT.
  • Life Orientation is excluded when calculating the APS.
  • Departmental selection is based on academic achievement. To retain admission, candidates will be expected to achieve an APS of at least 28 in Grade 12. Only 40 students are admitted. The provisional selection process commences in July in the year preceding the first year of studies. More information can be obtained from the programme organiser. The first study year of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is the same. The choice of Life Sciences is strongly recommended.

BA Audiology UP

Programme: BA Audiology

01130105
Faculty of Humanities
Duration of study: 4 years
Total credits: 511

Contact

Dr L Biagio de Jager +27 (0)124206774