DS973 - Programme Description



The Doctor in Periodontology Programme is a three-year full-time coursework doctorate programme which leads to periodontal specialist registration. The degree of Doctor in Periodontology is awarded subsequent to submission of the final research dissertation and completion of the coursework.

The course provides a comprehensive and incorporated different teaching modalities in obtaining and preparing the student to the highest expectation in patients care. Mode of teaching varies in the form of seminars, journal club discussions, core paper discussion, demonstrations, hands-on workshop, simple laboratory work, in-house and out-house clinical sessions in different environment. Clinically, candidates will be exposed to the management of various periodontal cases. Continuous assessment will be evaluated thorough out the three-year period in the form of semester tests, assignment and assignment presentation, participation in seminars, journal club, case presentation and clinical requirements.

The candidates must be able to steer and acquire basic scientific research skills along with a scientific approach in problem solving. There will be a supervised method in writing, editing, and publishing of research topic (or partly) which leads towards producing an acceptable and sound dissertation. By the early of Semester 5, the students are required to submit their dissertation for final examination. They should be able to complete a dissertation, which is worthy of publication or a publishable manuscript.


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