Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorProfessor Eric Reynolds
Melbourne Dental School
4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
|Course Overview:||The Bachelor of Dental Studies degree is a one-year program of research training in any area of investigation relevant to dental science such as biological, social and clinical sciences. The aim is to facilitate the advanced development of academic and research skills necessary for the furtherance of a career in research or academia. Students should acquire a basic understanding of current advances in research methodology in the biological and health sciences and should be able to conduct a scientific investigation into a biological, clinical or community health problem. Candidates prepare and submit for examination a detailed research report and must pass a viva voce examination on the subject of the report. Applicants for this course must have completed the third year of the Bachelor of Dental Science (or equivalent).|
On completion of the program, students should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
This is a program of research training in any area of investigation relevant to dental science such as the biological, social and clinical sciences.
There are five research units in the Melbourne Dental School in which research training can be undertaken: Community Oral Health and Periodontology (headed by Professor Mike Morgan), Growth and Development (headed by Dr David Manton), Oral Anatomy, Medicine and Surgery (headed by Professor John Clement), Oral Biology (headed by Professor Eric Reynolds) and Restorative Dentistry (headed by Associate Professor Peter Parashos). For information on these research units, refer to: http://www.dent.unimelb.edu.au/dsweb/research/index.html
|Subject Options:||511-110 Research Project|
This course is available to candidates who have completed at least the third year of the Bachelor of Dental Science, are deemed by the Melbourne Dental School to be suitable for advanced study and recommended by the Head of the Department or Section in which the advanced study is to be carried out.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Graduate Attributes:||A list of attributes of the Melbourne graduate can be found at: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/attributes.html|
On completion of this course, students should have developed the following skills:
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