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COURSE DURATION 36 months full-time programme for NHS Specialist Registrars and international postgraduate students comprising a part-time MSc and a compulsory clinical training component. NHS Specialist Registrars (SpRs) have the clinical training component provided by the NHS. AIMS The programme, which has been running successfully for over 15 years, complies with the UK standards for specialist training in orthodontics as assessed by the SAC of the Royal Colleges. On successful completion of training, you will have achieved the academic standards and clinical experience required for the MOrth exams of the UK Royal Colleges.?The MSc provides the theoretical background and knowledge required for orthodontic practice and the compulsory clinical programme provides the clinical experience in diagnosis, patient treatment and management. PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION The MSc consists of a series of tutorials, seminars, practical classes and diagnostic exercises, timetabled on the current basis of two days per week in the first two years and one day a week in the final year of the training programme. You will submit a dissertation (about 20,000 words) based on a research project in the third year of study. The clinical component of the SpR training programme is located in the Newcastle Dental Hospital or Regional Hospitals. The treatment of patients is supervised by the consultant orthodontists in those hospitals.?All students are provided with one-to-one nurse support, all necessary instruments, materials and access to orthodontic laboratories. An annual travel grant is provided to enable students to participate in the Northern Universities Consortium for orthodontic teaching. This collaboration enables you to experience teaching from a wide base of clinical academics, many of whom are leaders in their field. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS To be eligible for the three-year EUUK NHS specialist registrar programme, applicants must have: 1. a dental degree from a course lasting five years which would enable full registration with the UK General Dental Council (GDC) and 2. two years General Professional Training or equivalent (as approved by the JCSTD Equivalence Committee) and 3. MFDS or equivalent (as approved by the JCSTD Equivalence Committee) and 4. the required immunisation against blood-borne viral disease and must not have any disease which would constitute a hazard to their patients. Students must attend to these requirements before starting the programme and will not be allowed clinical access until they have done so. Please note: students on the EUUK NHS SpR programme are allocated National Training Numbers by the postgraduate deanery and are eligible for registration on the GDC specialist list in orthodontics on completion of the programme and passing the appropriate Royal College examination. TYPICAL FUNDING EUUK NHS SpR candidates are employed as Specialist Registrars in fully funded NHS posts. No other bursaries or funding is offered. The MSc is a self-funded programme. On acceptance of an offer, you will be required to pay a non-returnable deposit (offset against your first year?s fees when you register) in order to secure a place on the programme. For more information about funding opportunities please see http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding HOW TO APPLY The EUUK NHS Specialist Registrar posts are advertised in the British Dental Journal, in February or March of the year of entry. Following appointment to an SPR post, applicants apply for the MSc via the University?s online application form at http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduateapplyform.

COURSE DURATION 36 months full-time programme for NHS Specialist Registrars and international postgraduate students comprising a part-time MSc and a compulsory clinical training component. NHS Specialist Registrars (SpRs) have the clinical training component provided by the NHS. AIMS The programme, which has been running successfully for over 15 years, complies with the UK standards for...

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A limited number of places are available to applicants employed by the NHS. Applicants must have: a dental degree from a course lasting five years which will enable full registration with the UK General Dental Council (GDC); two years' General Professionments.,4Itemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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