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Dr Morganna Vianna

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Endodontology (Advanced Training) MClinDent


A full-time, three year Master's programme designed for students from outside the European Union. It matches the institute's Specialty Training programme and is designed to enable students to meet training requirements in their home country.


Mode of study

  • Full-time: 3 years

Tuition fees (2015/16)

  • UK/EU Full-time: £24,410
  • Overseas Full-time: £41,410

Application date

  • All applicants: 9 January 2015

More details in Application section.


What will I learn?

The programme teaches a broad and deep understanding of endodontology, enabling students to apply appropriate clinical strategies from first principles. Mentored coaching specifically targets development of independent learning skills, to enable long-term achievement of mastery.

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 allowing an individual approach to learning. The broad self-learning approach enables the pursuit of individual academic interests.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Endodontology (Advanced Training) MClinDent page.


Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. The third year of study is non-credit bearing and will include clinical training, didactic teaching and completion of clinical audit. Year one: core modules (135 credits) and dissertation (30 credits). Year two: core modules (135 credits) and 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
  • Operative and Advanced Endodontic Technical Skills
  • Advanced Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice I
  • Endodontic Relationships with Other Dental Disciplines
  • Advanced Clinical Endodontic Skills I
  • Advanced Clinical Endodontic Skills II
  • Advanced Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice II

Options

  • All core modules are compulsory.

Dissertation/report

All students undertake an independent research project in years one and two, which culminates in a dissertation of 13,000–15,000 words.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a structured lecture and seminar series, laboratory skills simulation courses, diagnostic clinics, supervised treatment of patients, and a research project.


Entry requirements

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

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 designed for applicants from outside the European Union needing to meet clinical/academic training requirements in their country of origin.

What are we looking for?

  • When we assess your application we would like to learn:
  • how your academic, professional and personal backgrounds meet the demands of this programme
  • why you want to study endodontics at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree and how this programme might meet your goals.
  • 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

The programme prepares students for future professional evaluation of clinical/academic competence as a specialist. It is also a suitable spring-board for pursuing academic, clinical or research careers in endodontics.

Top career destinations for this programme

  • Eastman Dental Hospital, Speciality Doctor, 2011
  • MOD, Senior Dental Officer, 2011
  • Longborough Dental Practice, Dentist, 2011
  • Huddersfield Endodontics, Endodontist, 2011

Employability

The graduates from this programme are well prepared for the Royal Colleges’ professional examinations including the MRD (Endodontics) or MEndo which is one of the requirements of some overseas funding bodies and promotion boards.



 
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