Postgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Course 779AA (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Year and Campus: 2011 - Parkville
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.




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Course Overview:
  • To provide you with the opportunity to advance to your professional knowledge and skills, and to engage with new and emerging fields of study.
  • To facilitate the advanced development of clinical, academic and research skills necessary for you to go further a career in academia, research or specialty practice.

You could reasonably expect to have acquired the following generic skills by the conclusion of this course:

  • an increased understanding of the changing knowledge base in the area;
  • an ability to evaluate and synthesise research and professional literature;
  • improved problem-solving abilities, characterised by flexibility of approach;
  • a capacity to articulate your knowledge and understanding in oral and written presentations;
  • an increased understanding of the international context and sensitivities in the area;
  • an appreciation of the design, conduct and reporting of original research;
  • a capacity to manage competing demands on time, including self-directed project work;
  • respect for truth and intellectual integrity, and for the ethics of scholarship;
  • an appreciation of the ways in which advanced knowledge equips the student to offer leadership;
  • the capacity to value and participate in projects which require team-work;
  • an understanding of the significance and value of your knowledge to the wider community (including business and industry);
  • a capacity to engage where appropriate with issues in contemporary society;

and where appropriate,

  • advanced working skills in the application of computer systems and software and a receptiveness to the opportunities offered by new technologies.
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This course is not offered in 2010.

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