SPSC664-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Professional Studies and Clinical Practice I

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


In this course students learn the methods of observation, data recording and data interpretation before applying these methods in a variety of clinical and community contexts. By the end of the course students will have observed and assisted in the clinical management of a range of communication and swallowing disorders in a variety of settings. Students will develop skills in using electronic resources as related to professional development and clinical practice. A workshop series on professional studies as applied to speech-language pathology accompanies fieldwork.


Entry subject to approval by the Head of School.


Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Meyer, Susan Moon; Survival guide for the beginning speech-language clinician ; 2nd ed; Pro-Ed, 2004.

Paul, Rhea; Introduction to clinical methods in communication disorders / edited by Rhea Paul, Ph.D ; Third edition; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, 2014.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,108.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, 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 32

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and faculties page .

All SPSC664 Occurrences

  • SPSC664-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021