Oral Medicine at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

If you’re a dentist who has a special interest in oral medicine or want to become a clinical academic, this course is for you. The Professional Doctorate in Oral Medicine provides you with an integrated three-year training programme, so you can gain high-level research expertise alongside your clinical training.

  • Combines academic study, research and clinical training to give you a completely rounded training
  • Be taught by our distinguished international experts and have regular contact with them throughout the programme
  • Strong emphasis on close chair-side support throughout the programme
  • Study at one of the UK’s top-rated dental schools: we’re joint first for research impact (REF 2014)
This DClinDent programme will expand your knowledge and skills in oral medicine and provide an excellent preparation for your career as a specialist in this field. You’ll take a programme of seminars, lectures and tutorials, starting with an introductory course on the fundamentals of oral medicine and its related disciplines before going on to review the clinical and scientific scope of the subject and determine its evidence base. You’ll then enter supervised clinical practice, conducting treatment planning and clinical procedures, including a number of complex treatments. You’ll also complete a research project, where you’ll demonstrate the application of scientific method to a problem in oral medicine. This project will then form the basis of your dissertation. Over the duration of the programme, you’ll gain advanced research skills to professional doctorate level and develop sophisticated critical appraisal skills in relation to published literature. In addition to your studies, you’ll also have a chance to interact with external specialists, through an extensive seminar series held within the Institute of Dentistry, the Blizard Institute and Queen Mary as a whole. The DClinDent Degree meets level 8 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ). Structure
  • Three compulsory modules
  • Three compulsory research modules, including your final dissertation (up to 50,000 words)

Modules

Please refer to our website for up-to-date module information

Assessment method

Each module is assessed separately, including essays, written, clinical and viva voce examinations You will also be assessed by case presentations and clinical, diagnostic and treatment planning You will be assessed through your dissertation and research projects


How to apply

International applicants

Please see: www.qmul.ac.uk/international-students

Entry requirements

Degree requirements Applicants must have a primary qualification in Dentistry (BDS or equivalent). Additional information Please note that if English is not your first language then in order for your application to be considered you must have obtained a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or recognised equivalent qualification at the point of submission of your application. Following the application deadline, screening of applications and selection of candidates will take place. Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to attend a Skype interview with the Programme Lead.


English language requirements

All applicants to Queen Mary must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student and will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Students enrolling on a postgraduate degree programme are charged tuition fees each year by Queen Mary. The rate you will be charged depends on whether you are assessed as a Home/EU or Overseas student. You can find tuition fees for each course on the course finder pages on our website: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/ Further details about postgraduate taught tuition fees can also be found on our website: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/tuitionfees/

Sponsorship information

Please see: www.qmul.ac.uk/scholarships

Oral Medicine at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS