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Advanced General Dental Practice

Advanced General Dental Practice
College of medicine and dentistry

This course fosters intellectual and clinical development of dentists allowing them to extend and deepen their analytical and practical skills which underpin their daily practice.

Application Status
Open for Sept, 2020

Study Mode
Distance Learning, Blended Learning, or Full Time

Duration
Distance or Blended Learning: 18 months
Full Time: 1 year

Course Fee
Distance Learning: £18,000
Additional charge of £2,900 for course equipment and materials
Blended Learning: £18,000
Full Time: £18,000

Course Leader
Professor Raj Raja Rayan OBE

Course contact for further information

Loji Thebe
T: 0121 345 9847
E: admission@comd.org.uk

Awarding Institution
Ulster University

The course fosters intellectual and clinical development of dentists allowing them to extend and deepen their analytical and practical skills which underpin their daily practice.

You will learn with the most advanced dentistry education providers, and we ensure you receive a rounded and robust education and through delivering in-depth seminars, interactive problem-based scenarios, and simulated clinical training to reach a high level of proficiency.

The course aims to graduate confident senior practitioners able to do effective evidence-based practice within complex multidisciplinary teams. It also aims to equip practitioners with appropriate skills to treat challenging general dental cases.

Courses*
Masters of Science (MSc) in Advanced General Dental Practice

Distance Learning
Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced General Dental Practice
Length of course: 18 months
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

This course is delivered entirely online; you will be able to attend synchronous and recorded seminars on our advanced virtual learning platform. The practical sessions are also recorded, and the relevant materials are sent to you for you to complete the practicals in your practice.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Advanced General Dental Practice

Blended Learning (Part Time)
Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced General Dental Practice
Length of course: 18 months
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

You will attend two intensive week-long residential schools in each stage of this course in our College in central Birmingham. Teaching will include seminars, practical interactive workshops and training on phantom heads and simulated models. Our phantom head models are inventively created to represent real case scenarios that you may encounter in a referral centre.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Advanced General Dental Practice

Full Time
Master’s of Science (MSc) in Advanced General Dental Practice
Length of course: 1 year
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

This programme is taught at the MSc level and is a one-year full time. This programme not only delivers the knowledge and skills required for the ORE and LDS examinations, but also graduates the students with a Level 7 University degree. The students are also mentored to gain registration as Dental Therapists to practice within the scope of a dental therapist of a dental hygienist whilst training for ORE or LDS examination.

Upon completion of the MSc programme, international students are able to extend their stay in the UK on a two-year work visa please click here for more information.

*The course is validated via Ulster University*

Course Fees:

Distance Learning
£18,000
(with additional charge of £2,900 for course equipment and materials)

Blended Learning
£18,000

Full Time
£18,000

Entry
Requirements:

Distance Learning and Blended Learning Applicants

  • Undergraduate Degree in Dentistry, and
  • Current GDC registration (for UK applicants only) or equivalent for international students, and
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of professional indemnity cover, and
  • Health clearance to be able to perform clinical practice, and
  • Current evidence of satisfactory DBS check

Full Time Applicants

  • Undergraduate Degree in Dentistry, and
  • Letter of good standing or equivalent from an appropriate regulatory dental body, and
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of professional indemnity cover

English Language Requirements

Our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirement we will give you a conditional offer subject to you meeting the requirement before the commencement of the course.

Modules

Modules
  • Basic Sciences, Biomaterials, Health Promotion and Minimal Invasive Dentistry
  • Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Clinical Skills – Holistic and Multidisciplinary Approach to Patient Care
  • Fundamentals of Restorative Dentistry
  • Dental Implantology
  • Digital Dentistry
  • Clinical Governance, Management and administration
  • Research Methodology I
  • Research Methodology II
  • Research Dissertation

Key Points

Key Points
  • Provide an introduction to UK dentistry rules and regulations
  • Fosters intellectual and clinical development of dentists allowing them to extend and deepen their analytical and practical skills, which underpin their practice
  • The course includes focused tuition and intensive training on ORE and LDS curricula
  • Tuition on dental implantology and digital dentistry is included
  • It also incorporates research education and supervision with concludes with a dissertation
  • Students graduates with a Level-7 MSc University degree (Ulster University)
  • The College will sponsor the candidates on a one- year study visa
  • Mentorship to register as a dental therapist, which enables candidates to work as a DT whilst preparing for the ORE or LDS examination
  • Provide the students with the appropriate training required to pass the ORE or the LDS examinations
  • Upon completion of the MSc programme, international students are able to extend their stay in the UK on a two-year work visa – Find out more here
  • Students completing registration examination (LDS or ORE) will be offered a guaranteed employment as a dentist in the UK
College of medicine and dentistry

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Telephone

+44 (0)121 345 9847

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