10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: Speech and Hearing Science

Aims/Description: The unit aims to expand on knowledge and skills developed in Speech and Hearing Science. The course of study will further consider the impact of hearing impairment on the communication and quality of life of an individual and their families in both paediatric and adult populations. Disorders of hearing will be analysed in more detail with an emphasis on the intervention and management of the communication needs of individuals with hearing impairment.

Staff Contact: MCKINLEY DYAN J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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