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The overall aim of the course is to provide students with a foundational knowledge of human neurosciences in order that they can understand: the literature in neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders, the rationale for the tasks in the neurological examination, and the underlying basis of neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders.
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.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Bhatnagar, Subhash Chandra;
Neuroscience for the study of communicative disorders;
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013.
Domestic fee $930.00
International fee $4,363.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
Department of Communication Disorders.