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DE5051: CRITICAL APPRAISAL AND RESEARCH 1 (2022-2023)

Last modified: 25 Jul 2022 11:00


Course Overview

This course covers the basic principles behind appraising literature and undertaking research in order to assess and develop an evidence base for special care dentistry.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 7.5 credits (3.75 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Robert Mcgregor

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

It is an essential component as it allows the student to develop an understanding of the literature and any research around special care dentistry as well as providing the tools to undertake their own research project.

The student will be able to critically review relevant literature in order to assess evidence on which to base clinical decision making and health promotion activities.

They will demonstrate the ability to frame a suitable research question and develop a project taking in to consideration ethics and potential implications of the research project.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 15 Feedback Weeks 18

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Feedback

A report of 1,500-2,500 words based on a patient the student has seen, including a discussion on patient pathways for that patient group.

Feedback as per University guidelines, 3 weeks for borderline/fail. All others upon request.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

A report of 1,500-2,500 words based on a patient the student has seen, including a discussion on patient pathways for that patient group.

Feedback as per University guidelines, 3 weeks for borderline/fail. All others upon request.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

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