DENT5660 Special Research Project Part 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit is taken over two semesters and parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. The unit is taken as part of the Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology. It provides training in research methodology and each student designs and conducts a research project throughout the two semesters of the Graduate Diploma course. Students are required to write a research report regarding their project.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) design, conduct, interpret and report original research; (2) participate effectively in projects that require teamwork; and (3) understand research methodology.
Assessment
The research report is assessed by appropriate examiners at the end of semester two.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Stephen Knott
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science from this University
or
equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and at least two years' experience in the practice of general dentistry
Co-requisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology (91350)
Approved quota: 2
Contact hours
60–70 hours per semester depending on the nature of the research project
Texts

This depends on the nature of the research project.

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