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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 (24-33 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Required Courses (6 credits)

Complementary Courses (6-15 credits)

6-15 credits chosen from the following courses:

  • ANAT 663D1 Histology (3 credits)

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

    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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • ANAT 663D2 Histology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Graduate and final year undergraduates from physical, biological, medical and dental sciences, and engineering.

  • DENT 509 Epidemiology and Data Analysis in Primary Care 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Overview

    Dentistry : Intermediate epidemiological concepts, data analysis, and methods applicable to primary care research.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: De Pokomandy, Alexandra; Nicolau, Belinda Farias; Barnett, Tracie; Arekunnath Madathil, Sreenath (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: DENT 505; permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the Faculty.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken or are taking FMED 509.

  • DENT 610 Introduction to Craniofacial Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Conducting craniofacial research projects using animal models, including molecular genetics as well as methodologies commonly used in a laboratory performing craniofacial research, generating and analyzing animal models, and performing comparative studies of multiple craniofacial anomalies in humans and animal models.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Registration priority will be given to students enrolled in a graduate program in Dentistry. Students from other departments may register with permission from the instructor.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to all health professionals

  • DENT 664 Health Research Communications (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Practical training in written and oral communication skills for biomedical sciences and oral health research.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Martel, Marc (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): DENT 663 or permission of the instructor.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken DENT 564.

    • Students will participate in a series of lectures and workshops to develop and practice scientific writing and oral communication skills.

  • DENT 665 Leadership and Management Skills in Research (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Introduction to leadership theory, models and practice, as well as the development of project and time management skills, resource allocation, team and consensus building.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students enrolled in the MSc Dental Sciences (Thesis), MSc Dental Sciences (Non-Thesis) or the Faculty of Dentistry's PhD program, or with permission of instructor.

  • DENT 672 Applied Mixed Methods in Health Research (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Exploration of how to write a mixed methods research protocol or manuscript and some more advanced mixed methods data analysis applications.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the Faculty.

    • 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.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking FMED 672. Only open to graduate students in the Faculty of Dentistry.

    • Only open to students who have had prior graduate training in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research.

  • DENT 679 Epidemiology and Data Analysis in Primary Care 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Advanced epidemiological concepts, data analysis and methods applicable to primary care research.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: DENT 509; permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the Faculty.

    • Restriction: Open to students who have taken or are taking FMED 679.

  • DENT 681 Readings in Dentistry and Health Research 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Advanced readings in student's area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructors.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students enrolled in a graduate program at the Faculty of Dentistry. In some circumstances, it may be opened to students from another Faculty.

  • DENT 682 Readings in Dentistry and Health Research 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Advanced readings in student's area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • DENT 683 Readings in Dentistry and Health Research 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Advanced readings in student's area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructors.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students enrolled in a graduate program at the Faculty of Dentistry. In some circumstances, it may be opened to students from another Faculty.

  • DENT 685 Theory of Dental Public Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Theory and principles of public health, as applied to the concepts and determinants of oral health and disease, oral disease prevention and health promotion, dental care delivery systems and professional issues related to dental care delivery.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Allison, Paul J; Nicolau, Belinda Farias; Hovey, Richard; Bedos, Christophe; Macdonald, Mary Ellen (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Only open to graduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Dentistry

  • DENT 686 Illness Experience and Social Determinants of Health (2 credits)

    Offered by: Dentistry (Faculty of Dentistry)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Dentistry : Exploration on the experience of illness and suffering, the social determinants of health, illness, access to care and broader contexts related to oral [and other] health. Critical reflection and challenge of assumptions in relation to the main themes.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

    • Priority will be given to Dentistry graduate students; other students are requested to contact the instructor with an explanation of their interest in this course.

  • EPIB 621 Data Analysis in Health Sciences (4 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    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 2022

    Instructors: Golchi, Shirin (Winter)

  • EPIB 635 Clinical Trials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    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: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Golchi, Shirin (Fall)

  • EXMD 610 Molecular Methods in Medical Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    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 2022

    Instructors: Rousseau, Simon; Fonseca, Gregory (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—2021-2022 (last updated May. 27, 2021) (disclaimer)
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