The Essentials of Laryngeal Anatomy

Short Course (30 hours)

Short Courses can usually be completed in 2 - 4 weeks. They're fully-loaded, but can be studied in a relatively short space of time. Learn About the Larynx comes complete with useful revision tests, and a final exam.

The course was written and compiled by Team VC and is completely stand-alone, but there are opportunities to take your studies further if you want to. (We never pressure you into that though - the decision is yours alone)! 

This course comes with automated certification once you have passed your final exam, so it can be used for CPD purposes. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    The Housekeeping Stuff (dull but necessary)!

    • Copyright Notice

    • How to Use the Course Platform - A Brief Overview

    • Hello from Team VC

  • 2

    Part 1

    • Introduction & Overview

    • The Basics of Making Sound

    • Revision Quiz, Lesson 1

  • 3

    Lesson 2

    • The Location of the Larynx - and a Little Myth Buster!

    • Revision Quiz, Lesson 2

  • 4

    Lesson 3

    • The Cartilages of the Larynx - Overview

    • The 3 Unpaired Cartilages

    • The Paired Cartilages

    • Short Video Recap

    • Revision Quiz, Lesson 3

  • 5

    Lesson 4

    • The Location & Insertion Points of the Laryngeal Muscles - Overview

    • The Primary Action of the Laryngeal Muscles - Overview

    • The Relationship of the Larynx with the Hyoid Bone

    • Laryngeal Elevation

    • Laryngeal Depression

    • Revision Quiz, Lesson 4

  • 6

    Lesson 5

    • The Ligaments & the Vocal Folds

    • Revision Quiz, Lesson 5

  • 7

    Lesson 6

    • The Vibrations of the Vocal Folds

    • How the Larynx Produces Sound

    • Singing Basics: How Do Vocal Cords Work? A Live Scope

    • Vocal Fold Vibration & Pitch

    • Vocal Fold Vibration & Power

    • Revision Quiz, Lesson 6

  • 8

    Lesson 7

    • The Final Lecture

  • 9

    Lesson 8

    • Construct a Larynx!

    • Construct a Larynx Instructions

    • Construct a Larynx (Cricoid)

    • Construct a Larynx (Thyroid)

  • 10

    Final Exam

    • Your Final Exam

  • 11

    Online and Print References

    • References

  • 12

    Next Steps

    • Before You Go...

    • Potential Future Courses - What's On Your Wishlist?