CMDS666-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Voice Disorders

15 points
15 Jul 2019 - 10 Nov 2019


In this course, students learn the fundamentals of voice production and laryngeal pathophysiology and apply this knowledge to problem solving for voice and resonance disorders, voice therapy, and vocal measurement. Emphasis is on building competencies in the assessment and management of voice problems and a solid foundation of knowledge about the theories and methods in voice science. On the basis of novel cases, students will identify, differentiate, and describe voice disorders and critically examine methods of assessment and intervention.


Entry subject to approval by the Head of Department


Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 16:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Tika Ormond


Phoebe Macrae

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Colton, Raymond H. , Casper, Janina K., Leonard, Rebecca; Understanding voice problems : a physiological perspective for diagnosis and treatment; Fourth edition; Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,075.00

* 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 10 people apply to enrol.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 30

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.

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