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MSc (Clin) Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics / Course details

Year of entry: 2020

Course unit details:
Scientific Understanding of Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics 2

Unit code DENT70131
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Variable teaching patterns
Offered by School of Dentistry
Available as a free choice unit? No


The delivery of these units is mainly via interactive seminars. There is a great emphasis on self-directed learning and students may be asked to prepare and deliver a presentation on selected topics.

Students will be provided with a comprehensive reading list, which are mostly available both via the course VLE system (Blackboard) or John Rylands Library.

On occasions, students may be expected to attend seminars run by other programmes or external resources. There would be a clear announcement of these with enough notice via Blackboard and separate timetables.


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

Short Best Answer (SBA) and/or Extended Matching Questions (EMQ)

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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