MSc (Clin) Orthodontics

Year of entry: 2021

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Course unit details:
Orthodontic Principles

Unit code DENT60051
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 aim of this second part of the programme is to complete the content part of the academic programme. Through seminars, teaching, external courses and personal study students should have built up a knowledge base. Whilst continuing with the research and clinical learning


The aim of the clinical unit is to give the student clinical skills and knowledge relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of patients.  

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Written exam 100%

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
Stephen Ward Unit coordinator

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