Postgraduate taught 

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery MSc(DentSci)

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Research DENT5075

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
  • Credits: 100
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Full Year
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

Research Component of the MSc (Dent Sci) in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


The timetable will include seminars,clinical teaching, and self directed learning.

Excluded Courses

None Applicable.




Dissertation  - 50%

Oral assessment and presentation - 50%

Course Aims

To facilitate the acquisition, integration and synthesis of research skills, promoting high quality clinical, academic and research standards within a supportive environment.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

At the end of the course the student should be able to demonstrate:

1.  A critical understanding of the range of design solutions used in quantitative research and audit.

2. A critical understanding of the importance of methodological rigour in testing hypotheses.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.