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AUDIOLOGY - RESEARCH MODE

INTRODUCTION

Audiology Programme at School of Health Sciences offers fundamental and clinical research in the field of Audiology. Both Master of Science (Health Sciences) and Doctor of Philosophy (Audiology) candidates have the opportunity to pursue research in a wide range of Audiology subspecialties including basic audiology, advanced audiology, product development, otology / neuro-otology, balance / vestibular, tinnitus, audiological rehabilitation and hearing amplification technologies (including auditory implants). The research projects are supervised by trained experts with vast experiences in the dedicated subspecialties. Those with background of audiology, hearing science, otorhinolaryngology, medicine, neuroscience or biomedical engineering are welcome to join the research programme.

Specifically, the research at Audiology Programme is aimed at

1) Producing high quality of fundamental and clinical studies

2) Improving the quality of life of targeted patients through innovation and commercialization

3) Producing graduates with advanced skills and knowledge to enhance the clinical practice standards

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) website at www.ips.usm.my for online application.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Programme Qualification CGPA Academic Grade Requirement
Master Bachelor Degree 3.00 and above Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School
2.75 – 2.99

1. Research experience (minimum 6 month)

                                  OR

2. Grade A- for final year project

                                  AND

3. Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

Doctor of Philosophy Master Degree (Coursework or Mixed Mode) 3.00 and above Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School
2.75 – 2.99

1. Research experience (minimum 5 years)

                                  OR

2. Professional experience in related field (minimum 5 years)

                                  OR

3. Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied

                                  OR

4. Grade B for major/elective courses

                                  AND

5. Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

Master Degree (Research Mode)   Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

* Foreign Student has to produce English proficiency result as follows:

  • TOEFL paper based (minimum score 550) or
  • TOEFL computer based (minimum score 213) or
  • TOEFL Internet-based (minimum score 80) or
  • IELTS (skor minimum Band 6)

DURATION

Mode Master Doctor of Philosophy
Full Time Min. 2 semester / Max. 6 semester Min. 4 semester / Max. 10 semester
Part Time Min. 4 semester / Max. 12 semester Min. 6 semester / Max. 15 semester

FEES STRUCTURE

  Registration Fees Tuition Fees Personal Bond Examination Fees
Malaysian RM340.00

RM4100/Semester (Full Time)

RM3525/Semester (Part Time)

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RM100.00 (PhD)

RM750.00 (MSc)

International RM910.00

RM6150.00/Semester (Full Time)

RM5600.00/Semester (Part Time

RM1900.00

RM1500.00 (PhD)

RM1000.00 (MSc)

RESEARCH FIELD

Audiology

EXPERTISE

No. Name Expertise: Research Interest
  Dr. Mohd Normani Zakaria                 Neuroaudiology; Auditory evoked potentials; Audiological engineering; Psychoacoustics; Noise and hearing; Hearing amplification and implantable devices; Vestibular assessment and rehabilitation; Tinnitus assessment and rehabilitation
  Dr. Nik Adilah Nik Othman    

Otorhinolaryngology; head and neck surgery;

Tinnitus

  Dr. Zuraida Zainun      Vestibular assessment and rehabilitation
  Dr. Wan Najibah Wan Mohamad Tinnitus assessment and rehabilitation
  Mrs. Aw Cheu Lih Audiological rehabilitation; Hearing amplification and implantable devices
  Mrs. Maziah Romli Hearing amplification devices
  Mr. Mahamad Almyzan Awang Hearing implantable devices; Audiological rehabilitation

Contact Us

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Universiti Sains Malaysia,
16150 Kubang Kerian,
Kelantan. Malaysia.

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