Neurogenic Language Disorders (CSCD3075)


Students will acquire knowledge about neurogenic language disorders in adults (e.g., aphasia and cognitive communication deficits). Students will learn about the characteristics of acquired and progressive aphasia, social communication deficits in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and critically evaluate and develop rigorous assessment and intervention strategies for these populations.

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Further unit of study information


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr case discussion/demonstration/week


Assignment (50%), 2 hour final exam (50% barrier task)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules



Assumed knowledge

BIOS2062 and BACH2142


CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087

Additional Information

This unit is a prerequisite or corequisite for adult clinical placements in Year 3. Students undertaking international studies in this semester must include studies in adult language disorders in their program to meet this requirement for Year 3 clinic. This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP

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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.