Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Year and Campus:||2014|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 1.50 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
Melbourne Dental School
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This course is unavailable to new students and teaching is being phased out.
The MDSc by research aims to enhance the academic and research skills of dental graduates interested in developing an academic or research career. This course could leadon to a PhD. In this course you would define and manage an original, independent research project. This would equip you for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level or for applied research positions in a wide context. The clinical thesis is available in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery only. Students enrol in the single subject 511621 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
In this course you would define and manage an original, independent research project. This would equip you for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level or for applied research positions in a wide context.
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You must hold an undergraduate degree in dentistry with very good academic results, and have completed at least two years full-time, continuous clinical work experience since graduation. Completion of professional development courses and a strong record in research publications would be highly regarded.
The following selection criteria are also taken into account:
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Our research masters graduates should develop:
|Links to further information:||http://www.dent.unimelb.edu.au/dsweb/postgrad_programs/masters_research.html|
1. Research projects are subject to the availability of teaching and supervisory staff.
2. This course does NOT qualify international students without a registerable undergraduate degree to practice dentistry in Victoria. Please refer to the Dental Practice Board of Victoria for further information (http://www.dentprac.vic.gov.au).
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