Ms Alice Davies
Senior Lecturer
Interprofessional Studies
Telephone: (01792) 602179
Room: Office - 220
Second Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus

Alice Davies is a qualified Audiologist with dual RCCP and HCPC registration as an NHS clinical Audiologist and a Hearing Aid Dispenser. She is a practicing Senior Audiologist at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, specialising in Adult Aural Rehabilitation with particular expertise in Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Therapy. She graduated from Swansea University with a first class honours degree in Audiology. Alice is a member, and coordinator, of the Audiology Patient and Multiagency group for Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, playing a key role in the development of the audiology service via the All Wales Adult Quality Standards.

To complement her clinical role, and to pursue and develop a career in academia; Alice has joined the Department of Interprofessional Studies as a lecturer on the BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Audiology) and Certificate of Higher Education in Basic Audiological Practice programmes. As a currently practicing clinician Alice's focus will be to provide significant emphasis upon the clinical components allied and associated to the field of Audiology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Audiology
  • Hearing Aids


  • SHC137 Study Skills, Health Informatics and Health Service Practice

    This module provides an introduction to student skills, learning skills, IT skills, communication skills and elements of Health Informatics that prepares the student for work in the clinical environment of the National Health Service as an Assistant/Associate audiology practitioner.

  • SHC138 Introduction to Audiology Practice I

    This module will introduce students to basic audiological practice.

  • SHC139 Introduction to Audiology Practice II

    This module will expand students understanding of basic audiological practice and supplementary material required, following on from module Introduction to Audiology Practice I.

  • SHC140 Audiology Rehabilitation

    This module will introduce the students to basic aspects of audiology rehabilitation.

  • SHC154 Neurosensory Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

    This module provides a deeper insight into the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous auditory and visual systems.

  • SHC156 Neurosensory Clinical Measurement and Treatment

    This module introduces the routine diagnostic tests within Neurosensory Sciences. It will explore the patient pathway and importance of patient centered care, evidence based practice and multidisciplinary team working.

  • SHC233 Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 1

    This module provides an opportunity to explore professional practice within a healthcare science discipline and to gain the professional skills and competences required for practice at level 5.

  • SHC235 Sensory Aids 1

    This module provides an introduction to the treatment options for the hearing impaired. There will be a focus on the prescription and verification of hearing aid provision.

  • SHC236 Vestibular Assessment and Management

    This is an introductory module that will explore the anatomy and physiology of the balance system. There will be a focus on the assessments of vestibular function, common vestibular complaints and vestibular rehabilitation.

  • SHC237 The Developing Person

    The aim of this module is to consider the normal development of individuals through the lifespan, and how hearing impairment can influence developmental stages. It will allow students to consider how the biosocial, cognitive and psychosocial development of individuals affects long term health consequences of social integration.

  • SHC331 Healthcare Science Research Project

    This module will facilitate the planning, execution and dissemination of a research project with direct relevance to the clinical specialism. Students will be expected to plan, execute and disseminate a literature review, audit or service improvement project.

  • SHC332 Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 2

    The aim of the module is to broaden the student experience of clinical practice in their specialism. This experience will ensure that on graduation, the student can undertake the breadth of practice expected of a newly qualified healthcare science practitioner.

  • SHC333 Audiological Science 2

    This module will further expand on the various diagnostic and rehabilitative aspects of audiological practice. There will be a focus on using about health promotion, health screening and health management models and its application in hearing healthcare.

  • SHC334 Sensory Aids 2

    This module provides an introduction to the treatment options for the hearing impaired. There will be a focus on the prescription and verification of hearing aid provision.

  • SHC335 Introduction to Tinnitus

    This module provides introduction to tinnitus and its management.

  • SHCM01 Micro-suctioning for Ear Wax Removal

    The module covers all aspects of routine wax removal via microsuctioning. A focus will be made on safe practice and using the correct techniques to ensure patient comfort.

  • SHP207 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

    This module will develop knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Teaching will build upon the lecture material delivered in year 1. The major organs and organ systems will be examined in detail, including relevant physical and biochemical processes.

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2013 Present Lecturer Swansea University
2010 Present Audiologist Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Additional Teaching

SHC318 Audiological Assessment and Aural Rehabilitation III
This module explores advanced audiological and vestibular assessment. Issues surrounding the investigation of individuals; of all ages, with special needs and or disabilities will be considered and students will be provided with strategies to deal with these individuals.

SHC320 Industrial and Environmental Audiology
This module provides an introduction to industrial audiometry, exploring the effects of noise on the auditory system, hearing conservation, industrial noise control and measurement, and medico-legal aspects of noise induced hearing loss