Advanced General Dental Practice

Advanced General Dental Practice

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 Sep 2019

Study Mode
Distance Learning, Blended Learning, or Full Time

Duration
Distance or Blended Learning: 18 months – 3 years
Full Time: 1 year

Course Fee
Distance Learning: £18,000 (£9,000 per year)
Additional charge of £2900 for course equipment and materials
Blended Learning: £18,000 (£9,000 per year)
Full Time: £18,000

Course Leader
Raj Raja Rayan

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 – 3 years
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 – 3 years
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

You will attend three 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.

You will also have the opportunity to develop your clinical competencies in our dental hospital under the supervision of our qualified consultants.

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

You will study on a full time basis in our state-of-the-art College and Hospital in central Birmingham. The course is delivered over 40 weeks, and you will be exposed to diverse techniques and approaches. You will learn from a multidisciplinary team and gain professional experience by performing advanced procedures on simulated models. Our phantom head models are inventively created to represent real case scenarios that you may encounter in a referral centre.

Flexibility to exit with a Post-graduate Certificate (PG-Cert) or Post-graduate Diploma (PG-Dip) in Advanced General Dental Practice.

* Master of Science courses are subject to final University validation agreement

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

Courses

We deliver education that is innovative and focused on clinical outcomes. We train the professionals of tomorrow, allowing those with ambition to develop their career.

Research Profile

With international research supervisors, from diverse backgrounds, and research interests, we are able to provide a wider range of research topics for you to choose from.

Dental Hospital

We provide a wide range of services and operate as a centre of referral for the local dental community and for patients who need specialist treatment in central Birmingham.

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Telephone

+44 (0)121 345 9847

E-mail

contact@comd.org.uk