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Endodontics MSc


A full-time, one year, or part-time, two year Master’s programme with a strong clinical bias. The programme aims to develop the skills required to enable independent practice of endodontics at a level above special interest but below specialist.


Mode of study

  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years

Tuition fees (2015/16)

  • UK/EU Full-time: £24,410
  • UK/EU Part-time: £11,950
  • Overseas Full-time: £41,410
  • Overseas Part-time: £31,520

Application date

  • All applicants: 9 January 2015

More details in Application section.


What will I learn?

The programme aims to develop a broad understanding of Endodontics, including basic principles and how to apply them clinically.

Why should I study this degree at UCL?

The programme’s students benefit from a comprehensive curriculum, opportunities for self-directed learning, a clinically-relevant laboratory techniques course, emphasis on integration of theoretical and clinical aspects, and prioritised reading recommendations. The broad self-learning approach enables the pursuit of individual academic interests.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Endodontics MSc page.


Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of five core modules (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits).

Core Modules

  • Development of Endodontic Skills
  • Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part I
  • Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part II
  • Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills
  • MSc Endodontic Dissertation

Options

  • There are no optional modules for this programme.

Dissertation/report

Each student undertakes an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 10,000–12,000 words.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a structured lecture/seminar series, skills laboratory simulation courses, diagnostic clinics, supervised treatment of patients, case conferences and a research project leading to a dissertation. Students are encouraged to develop a range of vocation-specific and transferable skills.


Entry requirements

All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience.

International equivalencies

Select your country for equivalent alternative requirements

English language proficiency level: Good

How to apply

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.

The deadline for applications is 9 January 2015.

Who can apply?

The programme is suitable for general dental practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge of endodontics in order to prepare for a career in practice dedicated to endodontics.

What are we looking for?

When we assess your application we would like to learn:

  • how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this programme
  • why you want to study Endodontics at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme at the EDI
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree and how this programme meets your needs
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.


Career

First destinations of recent graduates of the programme include:

  • Practice Principal
  • Associate Dentist
  • UCL Hospital: Speciality Doctor
  • UCL: Teaching Fellows
  • Restorative Specialist Training
  • Ministry of Defence: Senior Dental Officer

Employability

The programme’s strong emphasis on integrated development of multiple domains produces well-rounded clinicians with the competence and aptitude for developing and delivering a high-quality and predictable clinical service in endodontics.



 
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