SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of Audiology


Program Description:

The PhD in Audiology prepares scholars for careers in basic and applied research in educational, industrial or health care environments. The program emphasis is on auditory and vestibular nervous system and their relation to cognition, hearing and balance pathological conditions, and auditory/vestibular rehabilitation. It is a full-time 4-year (maximally 4.5 years) residential program and includes course works, written comprehensive exam and thesis. The course works consist of 20 core credits and 8 non-core credits. The students have to pass 4 credits of the non-core credits according to her/his thesis and supervisor view. Core courses are Neuroscience I (General), Neuroscience II (Cognition Development), Neuroscience III (Auditory and Vestibular Systems), Advanced Psycholinguistics, Seminars in Audiology, Language and Cognition, Principles of Experimental Research, and Advanced Research Methods, and non-core courses are Modern Vestibular System Assessment, Modern Auditory Electrophysiological Methods, Principles & Methods of Auditory and Vestibular Imaging, and Statistical Softwares. The thesis is 24 credits. The students have to determine their thesis subjects maximally up to a semester after passing the comprehensive exam, with the supervisory agreement and educational council.


Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Holding a master's degree (MSc) in Audiology or Degree in General Physicians (M.D)  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Duration: 4.5 Years


Courses and number of credits:

Prerequisite courses:                  4 credits

Special Courses:                           20 credits

Thesis:                                          24 credits

Total:                                          32 credits


Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Audiology

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Audiology Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: :   Dr. Qasim Mohammadkhani

Tel.:  (+98 21)  77530636

Email  :

Address: Department of Audiology Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch-e-Shemiran, Enghelab Ave.,Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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