Phonology, Language and Literacy (CSCD3082)


Students will acquire in-depth knowledge in the study of phonology, language and literacy as they relate to children and adolescents with communication disorders. This unit will cover the interactions between phonology, language and literacy in both acquisition and impairment. Students will study advanced phonological processes and psycholinguistics, collaborative partnerships relating to literacy development in the classroom, adolescent language, and acquired language impairment.

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Further unit of study information


2x2-hr lectures/week


clinical report (50%) and 2-hr final exam (50%)



Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CSCD2057 and (CSCD1033 or CSCD2068) and (CSCD2066 or CSCD2067)

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.