(Clinical Dentistry) Periodontics

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics)

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Biology)

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Biology)

 

  Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Biology) Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Biology) Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics)
Course code EG004 or GCCLDOBI1000 EF004 or GNCLDOBI1000 EB004 or TCCLDPER1000
CRICOS code N/A 064297D 064281A
Degree Abbreviation GradCertClinDent(Oral Biology) GradDipClinDent(Oral Biology) DClinDent(Periodontics)
Credit points required to complete 24 48 144
Time to complete full-time Exit qualification only Exit qualification only 3 years
Overview

The course provides the opportunity to develop skills and acquire knowledge essential for specialisation in periodontics. The program is aimed at qualified dentists who wish to specialise in periodontics.

Course outcomes

The program prepares students for work in a specialist practice in periodontics or a specialist clinic in a hospital.

Further information

The course currently accepts two to three students every second year; i.e. entry is in alternate years.

For further information about this program see the Faculty of Dentistry website at: http://sydney.edu.au/dentistry/student/postgrad.php

Pattern of enrolment

Enrolment is full-time. In order to fulfil the requirements for registration as a specialist in this field, all Units of Study must be taken in the following sequence. All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Academic Year 1
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5401
Clinical Periodontics 1A
6
DENT5402
Introduction to Oral Implants 1A
6
DENT5403
Periodontology 1A
6
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5404
Clinical Periodontics 1B
6
DENT5405
Introduction to Oral Implants 1B
6
DENT5406
Periodontology 1B
6
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6
Academic Year 2
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5407
Clinical Periodontics 2A
6
DENT5408
Implant-related Surgery 2A
6
DENT5409
Periodontology 2A
6
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5410
Clinical Periodontics 2B
6
DENT5411
Implant-related Surgery 2B
6
DENT5412
Periodontology 2B
6
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6
Academic Year 3
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5413
Clinical Periodontics 3A
6
DENT5414
Advanced Implant Management 3A
6
DENT5415
Periodontology 3A
6
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5416
Clinical Periodontics 3B
6
DENT5417
Advanced Implant Management 3B
6
DENT5418
Periodontology 3B
6
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6

Table of units of study: Periodontics

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Year 1

DENT5401
Clinical Periodontics 1A
6    C DENT5402 and DENT5403
Semester 1
DENT5402
Introduction to Oral Implants 1A
6    C DENT5401 and DENT5403
Semester 1
DENT5403
Periodontology 1A
6    C DENT5401 and DENT5402
Semester 1
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DENT5404
Clinical Periodontics 1B
6    P (DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326
C DENT5405 and DENT5406
Semester 2
DENT5405
Introduction to Oral Implants 1B
6    P (DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326
C DENT5404 and DENT5406
Semester 2
DENT5406
Periodontology 1B
6    P (DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326
C DENT5404 and DENT5405
Semester 2
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6    P DENT6000 or DENT6126 or DENT6226 or DENT6276 or DENT6326 or DENT6382
Semester 2
Graduate Certificate exit students are required to successfully complete the first 4 units of study.
Graduate Diploma exit students are required to successfully complete the first 8 units of study.

Year 2

DENT5407
Clinical Periodontics 2A
6    P (DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327
C DENT5408 and DENT5409
Semester 1
DENT5408
Implant-related Surgery 2A
6    P (DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327
C DENT5407 and DENT5409
Semester 1
DENT5409
Periodontology 2A
6    P (DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327
C DENT5407 and DENT5408
Semester 1
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6    P DENT6010 or DENT6127 or DENT6227 or DENT6277 or DENT6327 or DENT6386
Semester 1
DENT5410
Clinical Periodontics 2B
6    P (DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328
C DENT5411 and DENT5412
Semester 2
DENT5411
Implant-related Surgery 2B
6    P (DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328
C DENT5410 and DENT5412
Semester 2
DENT5412
Periodontology 2B
6    P (DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328
C DENT5410 and DENT5411
Semester 2
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6    P DENT6011 or DENT6128 or DENT6228 or DENT6278 or DENT6328 or DENT6393
Semester 2

Year 3

DENT5413
Clinical Periodontics 3A
6    P (DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329
C DENT5414 and DENT5415
Semester 1
DENT5414
Advanced Implant Management 3A
6    P (DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329
C DENT5413 and DENT5415
Semester 1
DENT5415
Periodontology 3A
6    P (DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329
C DENT5413 and DENT5414
Semester 1
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6    P DENT6012 or DENT6129 or DENT6229 or DENT6279 or DENT6329 or DENT6397
Semester 1
DENT5416
Clinical Periodontics 3B
6    P (DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330
C DENT5417 and DENT5418
Semester 2
DENT5417
Advanced Implant Management 3B
6    P (DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330
C DENT5416 and DENT5418
Semester 2
DENT5418
Periodontology 3B
6    P (DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330
C DENT5416 and DENT5417
Semester 2
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6    P DENT6013 or DENT6130 or DENT6230 or DENT6280 or DENT6330 or DENT6411
Semester 2

Unit of study descriptions

DENT5401 Clinical Periodontics 1A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: 4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly Corequisites: DENT5402 and DENT5403 Assessment: Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).
DENT5402 Introduction to Oral Implants 1A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: Clinical work and small group seminars Corequisites: DENT5401 and DENT5403 Assessment: Clinical work, written assignment and an end of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This is the foundation block for the training of dental implant related surgery. The course consists of an introductory study on the biological basis of osseointegration and bone repair and wound healing, the design of modern dental implants and the bio-mechanical principles of prosthetic construction on implant supports. Training in the practical sessions will familiarize the students with different implant systems, their technical characteristics and surgical tooling features. The clinical training will focus on the patient assessment process and protocol and the skill in developing a rational and appropriate treatment plan for the patient. Surgical placement of dental implants in non-complicated cases will be attempted during semester 2.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and textbook list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT5403 Periodontology 1A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: 15 x 1.5 hr seminars Corequisites: DENT5401 and DENT5402 Assessment: End of year examination (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course provides an evidence-based foundation in examination, diagnosis, classification, prognosis, treatment planning, staging of treatment and in non-surgical periodontal therapy. Didactic instruction in this course complements clinical activities. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
DENT5404 Clinical Periodontics 1B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: 4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly Prerequisites: (DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326 Corequisites: DENT5405 and DENT5406 Assessment: Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).
DENT5405 Introduction to Oral Implants 1B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: Clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326 Corequisites: DENT5404 and DENT5406 Assessment: Clinical work, written assignment and an end of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This is the foundation block for the training of dental implant related surgery. The course consists of an introductory study on the biological basis of osseointegration and bone repair and wound healing, the design of modern dental implants and the bio-mechanical principles of prosthetic construction on implant supports. Training in the practical sessions will familiarize the students with different implant systems, their technical characteristics and surgical tooling features. The clinical training will focus on the patient assessment process and protocol and the skill in developing a rational and appropriate treatment plan for the patient. Surgical placement of dental implants in non-complicated cases will be attempted during semester 2.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and textbook list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT5406 Periodontology 1B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: 18 x 1.5 hr seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326 Corequisites: DENT5404 and DENT5405 Assessment: End of year examination (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course examines the microbiology and pathogenesis of periodontal disease. Particular emphasis is given to studying the biofilm structure of dental plaque and the presence of specific, periodontopathic micro-organisms within the supragingival and subgingival oral environments. The concepts of the host response and disease susceptibility are covered and the role of risk factors studied. This course also studies the roles of plaque control and supportive periodontal therapy in the clinical management of periodontal disease. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
DENT5407 Clinical Periodontics 2A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: 4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly Prerequisites: (DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327 Corequisites: DENT5408 and DENT5409 Assessment: Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).
DENT5408 Implant-related Surgery 2A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: Clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327 Corequisites: DENT5407 and DENT5409 Assessment: Clinical work, written assignment and an end of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course consists of intensive training in the surgical techniques of implant placement in routine and complex/compromised cases, and the surgical preparation of deficient implant sites. It also emphasizes on developing skill for the students in treatment planning complex reconstruction cases including the use of computerized tomography scanning and computer-assisted implant surgical planning. The clinical skill in the management of surgical complications will also be developed. Contemporary issues and controversies in implantology will be covered in a series of small group seminars.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and textbook list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT5409 Periodontology 2A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: 16 x 1.5 hr seminars, 2 x 3 hr simulation lab sessions Prerequisites: (DENT5404 and DENT5405 and DENT5406) or DENT6327 Corequisites: DENT5407 and DENT5408 Assessment: End of year examination (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course covers surgical periodontal therapy, the clinical management of multi-rooted teeth and endodontic-periodontal considerations in diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment. Wound healing, basic surgical principles, pre-operative evaluation, surgical techniques, soft and hard tissue management, suturing and post operative care are covered. The course also covers the role of host risk factors in susceptibility to periodontal disease and in treatment selection and outcomes. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
DENT5410 Clinical Periodontics 2B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: 4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly Prerequisites: (DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328 Corequisites: DENT5411 and DENT5412 Assessment: Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).
DENT5411 Implant-related Surgery 2B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: Clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328 Corequisites: DENT5410 and DENT5412 Assessment: Clinical work, written assignment and an end of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course consists of intensive training in the surgical techniques of implant placement in routine and complex/compromised cases, and the surgical preparation of deficient implant sites. It also emphasizes on developing skill for the students in treatment planning complex reconstruction cases including the use of computerized tomography scanning and computer-assisted implant surgical planning. The clinical skill in the management of surgical complications will also be developed. Contemporary issues and controversies in implantology will be covered in a series of small group seminars.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and textbook list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT5412 Periodontology 2B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: 18 x 1.5 hr seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328 Corequisites: DENT5410 and DENT5411 Assessment: End of year examination (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course examines the basic biology of wound healing in relation to bone defect repair and bone regeneration. The diagnosis and classification of periodontal bone defects are covered and strategies for management of these defects are examined. The indications, contra-indications and outcomes of guided tissue regeneration, grafting materials and regeneration - enhancing materials are discussed and evaluated. The course also covers orthodontic-periodontal inter-relationships for diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
DENT5413 Clinical Periodontics 3A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: 4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly Prerequisites: (DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329 Corequisites: DENT5414 and DENT5415 Assessment: Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).
DENT5414 Advanced Implant Management 3A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: Clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329 Corequisites: DENT5413 and DENT5415 Assessment: Clinical work, written assignment and an end of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course consolidates the clinical learning of the students and focuses on the development of clinical maturity in the students. Using the expertise of other specialties it cultivates a multi-disciplinary approach in planning and managing complex and difficult cases. It encourages a risk-reduction approach in treatment planning and delivery as well as post-delivery maintenance care.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and textbook list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT5415 Periodontology 3A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5 x 1.5 hr seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329 Corequisites: DENT5413 and DENT5414 Assessment: End of year examination (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course examines the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management and clinical significance of muco-gingival defects. The role of attached gingiva in the health of the periodontium is discussed. Various surgical modalities for the management of gingival recession, frenal attachments and shallow vestibules are studied and their role evaluated in clinical scenarios. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
DENT5416 Clinical Periodontics 3B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: 4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly Prerequisites: (DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330 Corequisites: DENT5417 and DENT5418 Assessment: Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).
DENT5417 Advanced Implant Management 3B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: Clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330 Corequisites: DENT5416 and DENT5418 Assessment: Clinical work, written assignment and an end of year examination Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course consolidates the clinical learning of the students and focuses on the development of clinical maturity in the students. Using the expertise of other specialties it cultivates a multi-disciplinary approach in planning and managing complex and difficult cases. It encourages a risk-reduction approach in treatment planning and delivery as well as post-delivery maintenance care.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and textbook list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT5418 Periodontology 3B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Axel Spahr Session: Semester 2 Classes: 10 x 1.5 hr seminars Prerequisites: (DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330 Corequisites: DENT5416 and DENT5417 Assessment: End of year examination (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This course covers oral pathology and oral medicine as it relates to the specialty of periodontics. The course also examines ethics and professional responsibility, practice management and career planning as these relate to the specialty of periodontics. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current publications.
Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
DENT6000 Research Methods in Dentistry

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Manish Arora Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week x 10weeks Assessment: examination (50%) and weekly assignment (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Research Methods in Dentistry is a postgraduate course designed to provide fundamental skills in clinical research design and critical appraisal of scientific literature for students intending to undertake research at the Faculty of Dentistry. The ability to critically evaluate journal articles is seen as an indispensable tool in the pursuit of clinical practice founded on Evidence-Based Dentistry.
All course material is provided on compact discs and through eLearning (formerly WebCT) via the University of Sydney's website. A detailed series of notes, tutorial exercises and recorded mini-lectures are included in the study material. Students are required to complete one tutorial exercise/assignment each week. Weekly tutorial sessions are held at Westmead Hospital and Sydney Dental Hospital.
Topics covered include epidemiologic study design, measures of disease frequency and association, as well as confounding, bias and measurement error. Considerable attention is paid to critical appraisal of journal articles. An introduction into diagnostic test studies, systematic reviews and basic biostatistics is also provided.
Textbooks
Class notes and full-text journal articles are provided via the course website.
DENT6010 Dental Research Studies 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 2hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6000 or DENT6126 or DENT6226 or DENT6276 or DENT6326 or DENT6382 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides the introduction to a research project, including the development of a research proposal and literature review. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT6011 Dental Research Studies 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6010 or DENT6127 or DENT6227 or DENT6277 or DENT6327 or DENT6386 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including the refinement of research methodology and data acquisition. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT6012 Dental Research Studies 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6011 or DENT6128 or DENT6228 or DENT6278 or DENT6328 or DENT6393 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including the refinement of research methodology and data acquisition. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT6013 Dental Research Studies 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6012 or DENT6129 or DENT6229 or DENT6279 or DENT6329 or DENT6397 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including data acquisition and analysis. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT6014 Dental Research Studies 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6013 or DENT6130 or DENT6230 or DENT6280 or DENT6330 or DENT6411 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including data analysis, treatise write-up and submission. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.