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MSc (Clin) Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics / Course details

Year of entry: 2020

Course unit details:
Clinical & Technical Skills

Unit code DENT70111
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Semester 1
Offered by School of Dentistry
Available as a free choice unit? No


Graduate students will be required to familiarise themselves with the clinical and technical techniques applicable to fixed & removable prosthodontic rehabilitation of adult patients: prescribed exercises will be assessed.  The purpose of the pre-clinical course is to allow each student to revise existing techniques and develop these whilst also learning new ones.  Satisfactory performance in this unit assessment is a requirement for progressing to clinical treatment on postgraduate clinics. 


The aim of the clinical units is to give the student an understanding of the scientific basis of fixed & removable prosthodontics, with particular emphasis on current theories relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of adult patients.

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Other 25%
Written assignment (inc essay) 50%
Set exercise 25%

Submission of completed typodont model

Feedback methods

The principles of feedback are as follows:

  • Feedback should be provided in a timely manner that helps students understand (i) the marks or grades they have received for work submitted and (ii) how they might improve their performance in the future.
  • Feedback should be as personal as possible to the individual student to enable reflection on individual skills and performance.
  • Students have a responsibility to consider feedback given on their work, to seek to understand it, and to act on it.

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Work based learning 150
Independent study hours
Independent study 0

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Julian Satterthwaite Unit coordinator

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