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DS8143 - Research Project (Part 3 of 4)

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Subject chain: DS8141 DS8142 DS8143 DS8144
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

Available to students enrolled in the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course only or by permission of Head of School.

The research component of the professional doctorate will consist of a literature review and clinically oriented research in a specific area of specialist dentistry culminating in a substantial dissertation. The presentation of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry thesis may follow a similar style to the PhD thesis, however published work may also contribute partly or wholly to this dissertation.

Learning Outcomes

  • conduct substantial advanced research in the student's area of specialisation and present the outcomes as a dissertation to the acceptable standard.

Subject Assessment

  • Integrated assessment across subject chain - (%).


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, Mixed attendance
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (tba)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 240 hours workshops/Seminars

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.