Paediatric Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

Assess, diagnose and treat severe dental diseases in children, from dental anomalies to dental traumas in this intensive yet rewarding Doctorate programme. This Paediatric Dentistry DClinDent provides integrated, hands-on training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future.

  • Undertake extensive clinical training with children and adolescents in medical paediatric clinics
  • Carry out state-of-the-art biomedical research in our world-class teaching facilities
  • Includes training for Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons
  • This course is recognised by the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and can lead to full active membership
  • Study at one of the UK’s top-rated dental schools: we’re joint first for research impact (REF 2014)
This DClinDent degree integrates academic activities with clinical practice and doctoral level research. Covering all the topics in the GDC (UK) Specialist Curriculum, it aims to familiarise you with up-to-date, novel and evidence-based clinical practices in paediatric dentistry. You’ll apply your learning in hands-on clinical training with children and adolescents and undertake a research project with supervision from our expert clinicians and academics. You’ll hone in on key techniques and practises, and apply learned knowledge to treat a variety of behavioural and medical problems, from dental anomalies to dental traumas. You’ll have the benefit of working in a multidisciplinary clinic that works in an area of high population, meaning you’ll have the chance to deal with a range of cases, including instances of severe disease and hypodontia. You will have orthodontic and restorative input in such cases. You will receive professional doctorate-level research training, completing reports, evaluations and your final dissertation. In addition, you will have the opportunity to interact with external specialists, through an extensive seminar series held within the Institute of Dentistry and the Blizard Institute. The DClinDent Degree meets level 8 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ). Structure Three compulsory research modules, including your 50,000 word dissertation Three compulsory knowledge and clinical skills modules

Modules

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Assessment method

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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 Two years full-time post-qualification clinical practice of dentistry, including six months full time experience in paediatric dentistry is also required. 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 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

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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

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Paediatric Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS