Hearing Science

Hearing Science

Hearing Science is the study of normal and impaired auditory sensation and perception, and the technologies and other rehabilitation strategies for persons with hearing loss and other auditory processing disorders.

All faculty supervisors are researchers at the National Centre for Audiology. Our master's and doctoral programs are available to students interested in a research career in the hearing sciences. We welcome applications and inquiries from persons with diverse educational backgrounds, including:

  • Engineering science
  • Biosciences
  • Audiology
  • Music
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Health sciences
  • Communication sciences

Field Leader

Ewan Macpherson, PhD
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Students must complete three mandatory half-credit courses, one from each of the following categories:

Students must attend and participate in Seminar Milestones:

In addition, all PhD students must pass a formal comprehensive examination as a requirement of the program.

Schedule & Milestones