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This subject provides lectures in human structure and function for communication. An introduction to the auditory, respiratory, laryngeal and swallowing systems is provided, in addition to basic neuroanatomy. Students attend three laboratory sessions for guided observation and anatomical dissection classes.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should show an understanding of the structure and function of the following human body systems: hearing, balance, respiration, larynx, speech articulators, digestion and swallowing as well as an understanding of the structure and function of the human brain for sound perception, speech, language and swallowing.
On completion of this subject students should show:
- an ability to evaluate and synthesise information in a flexible manner
- a capacity to articulate their knowledge in both oral and written formats
Last updated: 18 December 2020