Postgraduate Course: Dissertation - all MClin Dent programmes (DENT11132)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course aims to develop skills and knowledge in an area of research relevant to the MClin Dent discipline. The student will learn how to conduct research under the supervision of a senior member of the unit. They will develop a research protocol, undertake a literature review, conduct the research and then present the dissertation in the form of a short scientific paper suitable for publication in a dental journal along with the completed literature review.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 50,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||This is a proposal to change the format of the research reports for ALL the MClin Dent programmes in EDI following the attached paper. This element is worth 1/3rd of the course credits and is compulsory
20% Log Book
40% Literature Review
40% Manuscript for Targeted journal
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Have knowledge of Scientific methodology and study design.
- Acquire an in-depth knowledge of an area of research relevant to the speciality.
- Have understanding of common statistical analyses.
- Be able to prepare a manuscript for submission and publication.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Angus Walls
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3982
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