Orthodontics at University of Sheffield - UCAS

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Course summary

Gain the knowledge and professional skills needed to become a specialist orthodontist capable of independently treating a wide range of malocclusions with comprehensive treatment strategies tailored to individual patients. Course description The aim of this programme is to enable dental graduates to gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities to become a specialist orthodontist, who can independently treat a wide range of malocclusions. You will be able to develop evidence-based and critical approaches that are essential to working in the field of orthodontics. You will learn how to diagnose and manage most conditions pertaining to orthodontics, and understand the role of orthodontics in developing a comprehensive treatment strategy and plan for an individual patient. You will also develop your critical appraisal skills by evaluating information in dental literature. A significant part of your degree will involve patients that are allocated to you for management in the Orthodontic Department of the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital or other clinical centres you might be attached to. At appropriate times in the course, you will also attend joint clinics with other specialities such as Restorative Dentistry, Oral Surgery/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Paediatric Dentistry. Accreditation Dental graduates who successfully complete the DClinDent programme in Orthodontics will be awarded the DClinDent (Orthodontics) and will be eligible to sit the Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) specialist membership examination from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow or the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Please check the university website for the most up to date information.

How to apply

International applicants

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements

A university-accredited degree in dental surgery that enables the practice of dentistry and a minimum of two years post-qualification experience in general dental practice. An MFDS, MJDF or equivalent is also required. You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) requirements for clinical courses. We also consider a wide range of international qualifications: Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent. **Application process** Applicants must include the following in their application: - Degree certificate and transcript. - Two up-to-date references. - Curriculum vitae (CV). - Supporting statement outlining why they want to study the course. - English Language Qualification. See our supporting documents webpage for more information on the documents we require. We do not issue conditional offers for this programme, so only applications submitted with all the necessary supporting documentation will be considered. The deadline for your application to be considered in the first round of shortlisting is 15 December 2023. Any applications received after this date will only be considered if places become available and another round of shortlisting is required. Application timeline for 2024 entry Applications open: 15 September 2023 Application deadline: 15 December 2023 Applications received after this date will only be considered in the event that another round of shortlisting is required Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an online interview. These will take place in late January/early February 2024. You should expect to receive a decision by mid-February 2024. Offer holders must accept their offer and pay a £5,000 fee deposit within four weeks of receiving their offer letter. Otherwise, the offer will be withdrawn.

Fees and funding

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Orthodontics at University of Sheffield - UCAS