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MSc (Clin) Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics / Course details

Year of entry: 2020

Course unit details:
Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

Unit code DENT70112
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Offered by School of Dentistry
Available as a free choice unit? No


This aspect will run throughout the programme. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosis and treatment planning of prosthodontic rehabilitative care. This is obtained via placement on, and involvement in, consultant referral clinics, as well as clinical treatment which will include the provision of fixed prostheses and complete and partial removable prostheses in addition to any preliminary restorative care.


The aim of the clinical units is to give the student an understanding of the scientific basis of fixed and 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 50%
Written assignment (inc essay) 50%

Objective Structured Long Examination Record (OSLER)

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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