Short courses


Advanced Adult Rehabilitation

  • 3 hours per week
  • 4 weeks


This masterclass is ideal if you have some experience working with people with hearing loss and want to improve your knowledge and rehabilitation skills.

The course is run by the UCL Ear Institute.

Who this course is for


Course content

This course explores the following themes:

  • Cognition and hearing
  • Hearing therapies
  • Innovative technologies and treatments

Teaching and structure

The course will run over 4 consecutive Wednesdays (with a fifth session the following week for those taking the assessment) and each day will be roughly 3 hours long.

Sessions will enable you to participate in discussions with leading experts in the field from universities in the UK and overseas, clinical audiology services and voluntary organisations. Throughout the course period there will be opportunities to interact with like-minded colleagues and the course organisers, Dr Hannah Cooper and Dr Lucy Handscomb. 

Certificates and accreditation

You will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the masterclass.

Learning outcomes



The standard course fees are as follows:

  • £600 without assessments
  • £1075 with assessments

Payment via UCL Extend must be made no later than two weeks before the start of the course

NB: Your place on the course is not secured until payment has cleared. If you are paying via invoice, this means that a purchase order number must be provided prior to the course start.


If you wish to cancel your order for a course after it is accepted by us and outside of any period in which you might have a right to cancel, then the following applies.

Your cancellation must be received in writing no later than 14 days before the start of the Course. If we receive your cancellation no later than 14 days before the start of the Course we will refund any amount you have paid to us for that Course less an administration charge of 20%. No refunds will be made for cancellations made by you within 14 days of the Course date.

Course team

Dr Lucy Handscomb

Dr Lucy Handscomb

Lucy is a lecturer in audiology with a special interest in psycho-social aspects of hearing loss and rehabilitation. Her main research focus is improving the effectiveness of tinnitus therapy.

Dr Hannah Cooper

Dr Hannah Cooper

Hannah is a lecturer in audiology at the UCL Ear Institute and also works part time as an audiologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Her main areas of research are in the neurodevelopment of children at risk of hearing problems, and the use of technology to improve outcomes for children with hearing loss.

Course information last modified: 6 Oct 2023, 12:48