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MSc Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry)

Key facts

Start date September 2018, September 2019

Duration/mode 12 months part time

UK/EU fees £6,500

Entry requirements

Language requirements

IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in in every skill

This course is available to UK/EU residents only

Overview

Application deadline: 31st July 2018

The MSc in Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry) is a new course launching this year and therefore the application window is shorter than usual. We are aware this leaves applicants with less time to apply so late applications may be considered on a case by case basis. If in doubt about your application, please contact our admissions team.

This part time course is open to Home/EU applicants only. The course is run in collaboration with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) of the Royal College of Surgeon of England and is ONLY available to candidates who have a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the FGDP(UK). Modules earned through the MSc in Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry) supplement credits earned through the FGDP(UK) diploma, converting it into a masters qualification.

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Course content

When you enrol at the University of Leeds, you'll carry 120 credits forward from your FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. These 120 credits will be combined with the 60 credits you'll earn studying with us to form your masters qualification.

Early modules deepen your understanding of the philosophy of research, ethics and ethical approval, good practice in research and research methodology. You'll also gain experience of working within research groups with clinical and non-clinical colleagues.This will prepare you to undertake your own individual research project in the field of dental implants.

Course structure

The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.


For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry) MSc in the course catalogue

Learning and teaching

The MSc course is delivered through a combination of intensive block teaching at the University of Leeds for the Research Methodology and Statistics Modules followed by distance learning for the Research Project. For the research project you'll be allocated an experienced personal mentor from our academic staff.

Assessment

You'll be assessed through a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the course. These include:

  • Evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within Restorative Dentistry.
  • Demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to this specialist area.
  • Drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study.
  • Evaluating and criticising received opinion.
Making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitation on judgements made in the absence of complete data.

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Applying, fees and funding

Entry requirements

The course is run in collaboration with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) of the Royal College of Surgeon of England and is ONLY available to candidates who have a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK). Applicants must also hold a Primary Clinical Dental qualification which entitles them to register as a dental practitioner with the General Dental Council in the UK.

Applicants are required to provide the following with their application:

• Proof of their FGDP(UK) affiliation
• A research proposal
• Details of two referees – one of whom must be an FGDP(UK) tutor to whom the applicant was known during the course of their Diploma.

English language requirements

IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in in every skill. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

How to apply

31st July 2018**

**The MSc in Clinical Dentistry is a new course launching this year and therefore the application window is shorter than usual. We are aware this leaves applicants with less time to apply so late applications may be considered on a case by case basis. If in doubt about your application, please contact our admissions team.

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Admissions policy

Link to admissions policy document

Fees

UK/EU fees: £6,500
International fees: Not Applicable

For information on fees please contact our admissions team.

We anticipate that most students will finish the course in one year; however, if a student does extend, each subsequent year of study will cost a further £5,500.

You must pay a deposit of £1,500 to secure your place when you accept your offer to secure your place on the course.

Scholarships and financial support

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government.  Find out more at Masters funding overview.

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Career opportunities

This unique course will help you develop an understanding in, and provide experience of, clinical research to an advanced level. These higher level skills will be invaluable in the assessment of the clinical evidence within your chosen field. The course will provide skills which are needed by high level practitioners to become leaders in their profession.

This course offers you in-depth specialist knowledge and an advanced understanding of research in your chosen field. Upon completion of the course you will have converted your diploma qualification into a masters degree, which will help you stand out in the competitive field of modern dentistry.

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