Research Project 1

Subject DENT90045 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 29-Feb-2016 to 29-May-2016
Assessment Period End 24-Jun-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 11-Mar-2016
Census Date 31-Mar-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 06-May-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2hr seminar/tutorial each week plus regular meetings with the supervisor. The meetings with the supervisor may be weekly, fortnightly or as determined by agreement between the student and the supervisor.
Total Time Commitment:

Three hours of non-contact study each week for the preparation of the research proposal.





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Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment 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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Melbourne Dental School

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Subject Overview:

This subject is the first of two research project subjects taken by students enrolled in the Posgraduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Students are required to produce literature reviews on a variety of topics discussed in the seminars. One of these will lead to the development of a research project which is to be submitted as an assignment for review by the end of second semester.

Learning Outcomes:

To develop a research project to be submitted as an assignment for review by the end of the second semester.


Students are required to complete a literature review of approximately 5,000 words. This is worth 100% of the marks for this subject.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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