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DS6105 - Dentistry Honours (Part Time) Part 3 of 4

Credit points: 6
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: DS6103 DS6104 DS6105 DS6106
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

Available only to BDS Hons students

This subject is the third of four subjects (the others being DS6103, DS6104, DS6106) that in combination constitute a part-time Honours option for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery course. The subject consists of research undertaken for preparation of a thesis and seminars that accompany the research process. Students will be able to choose a research project related to a dental discipline. All projects are subject to approval by the Honours coordinator in the Discipline of Dentistry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop advanced skills in information retrieval/organisation, evaluation and analysis;
  • Develop skills necessary to formulate a research question and project plan;
  • Develop an independent ability to plan, execute, write up and verbally report on a research project;
  • Develop insights into a specialised study area that facilitates graduates to progress faster in their chosen speciality field;
  • Develop the required preparation for a potential career in research.

Subject Assessment

  • See DS6106 for assessment detail - (%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: DS6104
DS6101 DS6102


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Dr Ernie Jennings
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Consultation with Honours supervisors
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.