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PGCert Oral Surgery

Key facts

Start date September 2019

Duration/mode 12 months part time

UK/EU fees £8,000 (total)

International fees £14,000 (total)

Additional cost information

Entry requirements

Language requirements

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

Overview

Part-time and full-time study options are available.

This course will improve your confidence and abilities with respect to management of dentoalveolar surgery while also providing a range of skills which are highly relevant to modern clinical practice.

The course has been designed to assist dentists working in primary care in managing complex extractions and routine dentoalveolar surgery. The range of non-clinical skills will also help students understand the processes of clinical audit and education.

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Course content

The course includes:

  • content across clinical and scientific disciplines.
  • high quality and supervised clinical practice
  • innovative case-based learning materials
  • small group teaching

You'll study the following modules:

  • foundations of oral surgery
  • clinical audit
  • foundation skills in learning and teaching

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.


Learning and teaching

Enhanced clinical teaching will be delivered by subject experts at the Leeds Dental Institute, combining hands-on clinical skills teaching and clinical problem solving.

Assessment

You will be assessed on your ability to apply your scientific and clinical knowledge, patient management and surgical skills.

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Applying, fees and funding

Entry requirements

  • primary dental qualification that is acceptable to the University of Leeds: BDS, BChD or equivalent.
  • full or temporary registration with the GDC.
  • one years full time (or equivalent) post-graduation clinical experience in hospital dentistry.
  • academic reference from a registered dental practitioner.

English language requirements

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


Improve your English

International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks)

If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.

How to apply

Application deadline: 30 April 2019.

Late applications may be considered on an ad hoc basis.

Apply

This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
 
If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.

Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students. We recommend that international students apply as early as possible to ensure that they have time to apply for their visa.

Admissions policy

Link to admissions policy document

Fees

UK/EU fees: £8,000 (total)
International fees: £14,000 (total)

Read more about paying fees and charges.

For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.

Part-time fees are normally calculated based on the number of credits you study in a year compared to the equivalent full-time course. For example, if you study half the course credits in a year, you will pay half the full-time course fees for that year.

Additional cost information

There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs.

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 programme includes extensive clinical experience and assessment of skills and will support your clinical development to an Advanced level. These higher level skills will be invaluable to future employers in your home country and will allow you to upskill in core competences in dentistry.

Careers support

We encourage you to prepare for your career from day one. That’s one of the reasons Leeds graduates are so sought after by employers.

The Careers Centre and staff in your faculty provide a range of help and advice to help you plan your career and make well-informed decisions along the way, even after you graduate. Find out more at the Careers website.

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