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SDDM5224: Research 4

This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description. During semester 2, research project related activities will continue under supervision and the students will develop a research proposal to investigate a research question of their interest. The key concepts in biostatistics will be introduced during this semester. Students will acquire skills and gain competence on interpreting and presenting the research findings. Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Code SDDM5224
Academic unit Discipline of Population Oral Health
Credit points 2
SDDM5111 and SDDM5112 and SDDM5113 and SDDM5114 and SDDM5121 and SDDM5122 and SDDM5123 and SDDM5124
SDDM5221 and SDDM5222 and SDDM5223

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. apply principles of evidence based dentistry in clinical, research, and health education settings
  • LO2. demonstrate an ability to search and critically appraise scientific literature
  • LO3. synthesise a coherent research hypothesis after critically appraising scientific literature, and demonstrate an ability to design research projects using both qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • LO4. show familiarity with basic principles of data collection, data analysis, and presentation
  • LO5. demonstrate ability to collect, organise, and present research data
  • LO6. place your clinical research experience in context of the level of evidence spectrum, determined by the principles of evidence-based dentistry
  • LO7. communicate health-related information to a diverse audience.