CMDS161-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012

Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
20 Feb 2012 - 24 Jun 2012


Study of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, including the auditory, respiratory, phonatory, articulatory, and nervous systems.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.



Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Wednesday 2:00pm-4:00pm E6 Lecture Theatre 20 Feb - 1 Apr,
30 Apr - 3 Jun
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm E6 Lecture Theatre 20 Feb - 1 Apr,
23 Apr - 3 Jun

Course Coordinator

Emily Lin

Guest Lecturer

Dr Preeti (Mahalakshmi) Sivasankar


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 40%
Test 1 27 Apr 2012 25%
Test 2 30 May 2012 35%

Examination and Formal Tests

Exam Wednesday 20 Jun 2012 9:30am-11:30am  


Required Texts

Perkins, W. H. & Kent, R. D; Functional Anatomy of Speech, Language, and Hearing; Allyn and Bacon, 1986.

Recommended Reading

Dickson, David Ross , Maue-Dickson, Wilma; Anatomical and physiological bases of speech / David Ross Dickson, Wilma Maue-Dickson; Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996.

Seikel, J., King, D., & Drumright, D; Anatomy and Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing; Singular Publishing, 1997.

Zemlin, W; Speech and Hearing Science: Anatomy and Physiology; 4th; Allyn and Bacon, 1998.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $772.00

International fee $3,875.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 35 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Department of Communication Disorders.

All CMDS161 Occurrences

  • CMDS161-12S1 (C) Semester One 2012