MSc Advanced Restorative Dentistry / Course details

Year of entry: 2019

Course unit details:
Online Dissertion Unit

Unit code DENT60030
Credit rating 60
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


This course was developed by a team experienced in the delivery of distance learning and the production of web-based material. Development of the course was informed by consultation with a wide range of practitioners in dentistry, and involved collaboration with experts from many departments within the University of Manchester. The course emphasises a self-directed approach.


The aims of this Course are to:
  • Provide an innovative course in Restorative & Aesthetic dentistry.
  • Establish the academic and clinical parameters and standards for restorative and aesthetic dentistry at all levels of dental education.
  • Integrate ongoing materials and technological research in association with clinical evaluation.
  • Provide the community with access to state of the art restorative and aesthetic dental treatment.
  • Contribute to research in terms of providing evidence based approach to patient care in terms of restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Dissertation 100%

Feedback methods

Marks and general feedback will be published by course unit leads, approximately three weeks after the assignment deadline.

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Work based learning 600
Independent study hours
Independent study 0

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
David Watts Unit coordinator

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