Undergraduate Course: Health & Disease 2a (DENT09006)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The areas of study in this course will include Microbiology, dental caries, general pathology and periodontal disease.
Year 2 Semester 1 will concentrate on the significance of microbiology within the human body and focus specifically on how it may affect the oral cavity, causing disease. You will begin to look at general aspects of oral pathology whilst also building and cementing your knowledge on periodontal disease and the important associated risk factors. This course is all lecture based.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 170,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 18,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 40,
Formative Assessment Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Revision Session Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 6,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Combined assessment methods including short answer tests, essays, clinical assessment, continual assessment.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Health & Disease 2a||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Health & Disease 2a||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- - Demonstrate an understanding of relevant aspects of microbiology and associated conditions affecting patients and the oral cavity
- - Show a broad knowledge of and be able to explain the important principles associated with dental caries
- - Demonstrate an understanding of the aetiology and pathogenesis of oral disease.
- - Recognise and describe periodontium in health & disease along with other associated factors and treatment.
|A reading list for the course is available through Talis Aspire.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Joanne Healy
Tel: 0131 526 4996
|Course secretary||Ms Shereen Arabshahi
Tel: (0131) 536 4964