|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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
Eligibility and requirements
|Code||Name||Teaching period||Credit Points|
|AUDI90025||Communication Across the Lifespan||
|AUDI90027||Clinical Processes A||
|POPH90233||Determinants of Good Health||
|LING90033||Linguistics and Phonetics||
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- 2 x multiple choice (open book) online tests (10% each) throughout the semester (20%)
- Final exam during the exam period (80%) [Hurdle Requirement]
Hurdle Requirement: Students must pass the final exam in order to pass the subject overall.
Dates & times
- Semester 1
Principal coordinator Bryony Nayagam Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 24 hours Total time commitment 85 hours Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019 Last self-enrol date 15 March 2019 Census date 31 March 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 10 May 2019 Assessment period ends 28 June 2019
Semester 1 contact information
Time commitment details
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Speech Pathology