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Master of Science (M.Sc.); Dental Sciences (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Dentistry     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (30 credits)

(24-30 credits)

  • DENT 650 Thesis Research 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research: Literature Review and Hypothesis Generation.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • DENT 651 Thesis Research 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research: Literature Review and Protocol Development.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • DENT 652 Thesis Research 3 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • DENT 653 Thesis Research 4 (15 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research: Data Analysis & Thesis Preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • DENT 563 Introduction to Research (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Research topics and methodology, including critical thinking and evaluating evidence, scientific responsibilities, academic integrity, scientific writing, and publishing basics.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the first lecture day and withdrawal is the second lecture day.
  • DENT 671D1 Advanced Research Seminar (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Topics in current research in Oral Health Sciences.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Richard Hovey (Fall)

    • Students must register for both DENT 671D1 and DENT 671D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 671D1 and DENT 671D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • DENT 671D1 and DENT 671D2 together are equivalent to DENT 671
  • DENT 671D2 Advanced Research Seminar (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : See DENT 671D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Richard Hovey (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 671D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both DENT 671D1 and DENT 671D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • DENT 671D1 and DENT 671D2 together are equivalent to DENT 671
  • EPIB 507 Biostatistics for Health Professionals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Basic principles of statistical inference applicable to clinical, epidemiologic, and other health research. Topics include: methods of describing data, statistical inference for means, statistical inference for proportions, non-parametric statistics, correlation and introduction to linear regression.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Willy Wynant (Fall) Elham Rahme, Olli Miettinen (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Restricted to students registered in Occupational Health, Dentistry, Rehabilitation Sciences, Human Nutrition, Experimental Medicine-Family Medicine Option, Medical Residents, and Clinical Fellows.
    • Course not opened to students registered in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics programs.
    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

Complementary Courses (13 credits)

7-13 credits chosen from the following courses:

  • ANAT 663D1 Histology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anatomy and Cell Biology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anatomy & Cell Biology : The study of the cytology and structure of tissues and organs.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both ANAT 663D1 and ANAT 663D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ANAT 663D1 and ANAT 663D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ANAT 663D2 Histology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anatomy and Cell Biology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anatomy & Cell Biology : See ANAT 663D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ANAT 663D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ANAT 663D1 and ANAT 663D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • DENT 504 Biomaterials and Bioperformance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Biological and synthetic biomaterials, medical devices, and the issues related to their bioperformance. The physicochemical characteristics of biomaterials in relation to their biocompatibility and sterilization.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Graduate and final year undergraduates from physical, biological, medical and dental sciences, and engineering.
  • DENT 654 Mechanisms and Management of Pain (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Presentation of the neurobiology of pain and analgesia, clinical pain conditions, basic and applied research methods in the study of pain, and the theory and practice of pain management. The course is designed for graduate students interested in pain mechanisms and clinical residents interested in pain management.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to all health professionals
  • DENT 672 Applied Mixed Methods in Health Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Qualitative and quantitative methods and how they can be used complementarily in health research. Exploration of appropriate mixed methods approach, questions and hypotheses, and pertinent data analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Alissa Levine, Belinda Farias Nicolau, Pierre Pluye (Winter)

    • Note: Contact hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Faculty of Dentistry: 514-398-7203, extensions 096455 & 00059); language of instruction: English.
    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken or are taking FMED 672.
  • EPIB 621 Data Analysis in Health Sciences (4 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Univariate and multivariate statistical techniques for continuous categorical and survival data. Topics include generalized linear models, multiple linear and logistic regression, introductory survival analysis, model selection. Maximum likelihood and Bayesean approaches will be presented.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Aurelie Labbe (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EPIB 601 or EPIB 606, and EPIB 607 or permission of instructor.
  • EPIB 635 Clinical Trials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Lectures and discussions on issues, approaches and techniques of clinical trials including assessment of feasibility, ethics, randomization, strengths and weaknesses of alternative designs, sample size requirements, protocol development, trial management and analysis, reporting and interpretation of trial results.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: EPIB 601 or EPIB 606, EPIB 607
  • EXMD 610 Molecular Methods in Medical Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Experimental Medicine : Different molecular methods used in biomedical research, including chromatography, purification and analysis of proteins and nucleic acids, various techniques in molecular biology, transgenic technology, and stem cells. Lectures, some demonstrations, and short seminars given by the students.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: William S Powell, Simon Rousseau (Winter)

Other complementary 500- or 600-level courses may be taken with the approval of the supervisor or the research director and GPS.

Faculty of Dentistry—2013-2014 (last updated Jul. 30, 2013) (disclaimer)