Having enhanced your understanding of dental implantology topics and knowledge of evidence-based dental care, through the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology PG Cert/Bridging programme or PG diploma, this top up programme worth 90 credits, delivered through a collaborative arrangement with CAofDI, will allow you to embed your prior learning and gain a high level of specialist knowledge in your chosen field of interest through the completion of a 30 credit research methods module and 60 credit personal research project relevant to the implant dentistry profession, conducted through collaborative academic support. This course is part of the School of Optometry which sits within the College of Health and Life Sciences. We have a long and established history of providing high quality, industry leading academic and professional development qualifications. Acknowledged as one of the leading centres of health sciences within the UK, our optometry programmes are well regarded for the standard of teaching and high levels of student satisfaction they provide. Why Aston? Aston is the presently the only provider in the UK giving students the opportunity to top up their existing qualification in the subject and converting it into a fully approved master’s qualification. This course is a part-time, online course, giving you the flexibility of accessing supplementary learning through group tutorials and seminars either face to face or online (based on your preference) through a unique collaboration with Cambridge Academic of Dental Implantology (CAoDI). Bringing together key strengths through combination of research expertise held by Aston and subject specialism via CAoDI. You will be able to fit your studies around your work and personal commitments.
Assessment will be through a combination of continuous assessments, logbook, research proposal, presentations, and a dissertation.
You must be a fully qualified dentist. Entry will be via advanced standing into stage 3 and through recognised prior learning of a minimum of 90 credits obtained at level 7, through EduQual awarded Bridging Pathway and or PGDip programme in the field of Dental Implantology, delivered by the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology (CAofDI). Students are usually expected to have completed the required 90 credits from the PG Bridging Pathway and PGDip in the field of study at CAofDI within the previous 3 years to progress to Aston’s Master’s programme. Normally, students will be required to have attained a minimum of 60% in written assignments and an overall minimum mark of 60% within the identified 90 credits to progress to Aston’s Master’s programme.
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|Northern Ireland||£15300||Year 1|
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