Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will expand on concepts and procedures learned in Advanced Diagnostics1. You will gain knowledge and practical skills in advanced aspects of diagnostic audiology including assessment of vestibular function and central auditory function. Through lectures and workshops, you will build on theoretical and practical knowledge, and be taught skills in the diagnosis of pathology and interpretation of advanced diagnostic assessments particularly in relation to vestibular pathology. Your learning in this subject will be assessed by written examinations, and two written assessments.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBojana Sarkic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will engage in a range of activities including lectures and workshops, written exams and assignments designed to achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about your performance on these activities to support your learning.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply advanced theoretical knowledge of anatomy, function and plasticity of the central auditory pathways and related areas of the brain to diagnose auditory pathologies.
02. Critically evaluate and contrast clinical frameworks for decision- making and implementing diagnostic assessment strategies for vestibular pathologies.
03. Integrate theoretical knowledge and clinical and/or technical skills to assess vestibular function and rehabilitation.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 10-25, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBojana Sarkic

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 25
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 25
Three 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case writing report (1,500 words). Students will review a case study, interpret findings, diagnose and make recommendations.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

2-hour exam (2000 words equivalent). Short answer questions based on content covered over the course of the semester.

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3