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MClin Dent Periodontology

Queen Mary, University of London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £29950.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

If you are a dental graduate who wants to pursue a career in Periodontics, this programme is for you. The Professional Doctorate Programme in Periodontics provides an integrated 3 years training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future.

The DClinDent Degree integrates academic activities with clinical practice and research up to level 8 of FHEQ and covers all the topics in the GDC(UK) Specialist Curriculum. The degree is full-time and will provide a sound basis for developing an academic career and for preparing for a career as a specialist in the discipline of Periodontics. Completion of this programme can lead to eligibility to sit the Membership in Periodontics examination of The Royal College of Surgeons.

This programme will:

  • Familiarise you with up-to-date, novel and evidence based clinical practice in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
  • Give you hands-on training in non surgical and surgical periodontal therapy including Regenerative, Mucogingival surgery and Implant Dentistry
  • Allow you to participate in new patient diagnostic clinics
  • Provide research training to professional doctorate level

If you are a dental graduate who wants to pursue a career in Periodontics, this programme is for you. The Professional Doctorate Programme in Periodontics provides an integrated 3 years training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future. The DClinDent Degree integrates academic activities with clinical...

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Course Content

The DClinDent in Periodontics is currently available to study full-time for three years.
The aim of the DClinDent programme is to extend knowledge and skills in Periodontics beyond the level obtained as an undergraduate and to prepare the candidate for a professional career as a specialist in that discipline.

The components of the programme are designed to accomplish this aim:

  • A programme of seminars, practical classes and other didactic sessions commencing with an introductory course and reviewing the clinical and scientific scope of the subject to determine its evidence base.
  • Supervised clinical and as appropriate laboratory practice in which treatment planning and clinical procedures are performed for selected cases, including a number of complex treatments.
  • Work based learning, clinical audit / service evaluation project as to evaluate clinical practices.
  • A research investigation leading to a dissertation in which the candidate is required to demonstrate the application of scientific method to a problem of relevance to the subject area.

Full-time

Undertaking a professional doctorate programme is a serious commitment, with weekly teaching and clinical contact hours being in addition to numerous hours of independent learning and research needed to progress at the required level. When coursework or examination deadlines are approaching independent learning hours may need to increase significantly. Please contact the course convenor for precise information on the number of contact hours per week for this programme.

Core modules

  • Core Knowledge and Clinical Skills in Periodontics
  • Research I –Research Project progression report I + Clinical Portfolio initial report
  • Advanced Clinical Skills and Science and in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
  • Research II - Research Project progression report II + Clinical Portfolio and Service Evaluation preliminary reports
  • Consolidated Clinical Skills and Science in Periodontics
  • Research III –Dissertation – Research Project Final Report + Service Evaluation Final Report + Clinical Portfolio Final Report

In addition to your studies, you 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 in Periodontics is currently available to study full-time for three years. The aim of the DClinDent programme is to extend knowledge and skills in Periodontics beyond the level obtained as an undergraduate and to prepare the candidate for a professional career as a specialist in that discipline. The components of the programme are designed to accomplish...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

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Whitechapel

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£29950.00

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Entry Requirements

You should have a primary qualification in Dentistry - BDS or equivalent, plus two years full-time (or equivalent) post qualification clinical practice of dentistry, including evidence that you have specific relevant experience in Periodontal care.

You should have a primary qualification in Dentistry - BDS or equivalent, plus two years full-time (or equivalent) post qualification clinical practice of dentistry, including evidence that you have specific relevant experience in Periodontal care.

Assessment Methods

Each module is assessed separately, including essays, written, clinical and viva voce examinations.

Each module is assessed separately, including essays, written, clinical and viva voce examinations.

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