Hearing Science and Audiology (BIOS1165)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study aims to provide an understanding of the physics, anatomy and physiology of the hearing mechanism. Students will also learn about pathologies of the ear, nose and throat and development of the human embryo. The unit also includes an introduction to deafness, basic audiological tests and evaluation of hearing.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

3hr lectures/week, 2hr practical:tutorial/week

Assessment

mid semester exam (15%), end-semester exam (65%), 4 online quizzes (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

BIOS1163

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.