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Contact details

Ms Marianne Dang

Email: m.dang@.ucl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 3456 1092

Fees and funding

UK/EU 2013/14:

£16,750 (FT)

Overseas 2013/14:

£35,000 (FT)

Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website

More information

Prospectus Entry

Eastman Dental Institute

Key facts

Research Assessment Rating

60% rated 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internationally excellent)
(What is the RAE?)

The programme information on this page relates to 2013 entry. 2014 content to appear here shortly. 

Oral Surgery (Advanced Training) MClinDent

The MClinDent Oral Surgery (Advanced Training) is a three calendar year full-time programme designed for applicants from outside the European Union needing a three year training programme to meet requirements in their home country.

Degree summary

What will I learn?

The programme combines taught courses with a research component. Students attend teaching clinics, ward rounds, lectures, seminars, and carry out a piece of study leading to a project dissertation. There are supervised clinical and laboratory craft courses and the opportunity to observe at in-patient operating sessions.

Why should I study this degree at UCL?

The Eastman is a centre of excellence, at the forefront of evidence-based clinical service, research and development, and education in the oral health care sciences.

It is the largest academic postgraduate dental centre in Europe, and is a leading centre in the management of orofacial pain, cancer, and facial deformity. Out-patient and day case units are based at the Eastman, with in-patient operating at University College Hospital.

Students benefit from the broad programme structure that includes operating sessions, outpatient clinics, lectures, demonstrations and seminars, and the use of special investigative techniques to illustrate the diagnosis and management of orofacial surgical disease.

See subject website for more information:

Degree structure

Availability: Full-time 3 years

Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. Year One: Core modules (135 credits). Year Two: Core modules (135 credits), dissertation (90 credits). Year Three: Clinical study (not credit bearing).

Core Modules

  • Clinical Science and Research Methods
  • Principles of Treatment
  • Clinical Care
  • Theory of Oral/ Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dento-Alveolar Surgery
  • Trauma and Correction of Facial Deformity
  • Oral Oncology
  • Clinical Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Options

  • There are no optional modules for this programme.

Dissertation/report

All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 13,000-15,000 words.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through clinical and laboratory instruction on a one-to-one basis, seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, self directed learning and problem based learning. Assessment is through written, practical and oral examinations, essays, logbook, internal appraisal through regular progress reports and the dissertation.

Further details available on subject website:

Entry and application

Entry requirements

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

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they meet the required standard by either having recently passed one of the UCL recognised English language tests at the 'good' level, or through previous work or education experience in English. See English Language Qualification page for full details.

For overseas equivalencies see the relevant country page.

How to apply

You may choose to apply online or download application materials; for details visit www.ucl.ac.uk/gradapps

The deadline for applications for this programme is 11 January for the year of entry. However, late applications may be considered after this date. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Students applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. We aim to interview all suitable applicants prior to offering a place.

Who can apply?

This training programme is suitable for students from outside the European Union who wish to gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience. The programme is not offered as part of a UK/EU specialist training pathway, and completion of it will not entitle the graduate for entry onto the UK specialist register.

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 Oral Surgery at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme at the EDI
  • what is your source of funding and is this something you have applied for already
  • what is your previous experience in oral surgery
  • what is your aim after completion of this Master's degree and how do you expect this qualification to help you
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 aims to offer education and training in Oral Surgery that will provide a sound foundation for progression towards higher surgical training and/or a research career in this field.

Find out more about London graduates' careers by visiting the Careers Group (University of London) website:


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