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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:

£20,500 (FT)

Overseas 2013/14:

£39,000 (FT)

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

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Prospectus Entry

Eastman Dental Institute

Key facts

Research Assessment Rating

60% rated 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internationally excellent)
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The programme information on this page relates to 2013 entry. 2014 content to appear here shortly. 

Prosthodontics (Advanced Training) MClinDent

The Prosthodontics (Advanced Training) MClinDent is a three calendar year full-time programme designed to enable applicants from outside the European Union to meet Specialist Training requirements where three years of study is needed. The programme is broad-based and progressive, and comprises theoretical instruction, practical work and personal research.

Degree summary

What will I learn?

Students gain practical experience in advanced conservation, fixed (conventionally prepared and resin-retained designs) and removable prosthodontics, and implant-supported prostheses for single missing teeth or partially edentulous cases, alongside an introduction to occlusal registration techniques and the range of diagnostic procedures required to ensure effective planning and design of oral reconstructions.

Why should I study this degree at UCL?

The Eastman is a major 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 has a world-wide reputation for its specialist training delivered through clinically intensive postgraduate programmes.

The Prosthodontics (Advanced Training) MClinDent offers an intensive programme with a strong practical emphasis. Students benefit from first-class facilities which provide unique, seamless training in specialist dentistry, including practical classes in the operative technique laboratory.

See subject website for more information:

Degree structure

Availability: Full-time 3 years

Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. All modules are compulsory. Year One: Core modules (165 credits). Year Two: Core modules (105 credits), dissertation (90 credits). Year Three: Clinical study (not credit bearing).

Year One Core Modules

  • Clinical Science and Research Methods
  • Principles of Treatment
  • Fundamentals of Fixed and Implant Prosthodontics
  • Fundamentals of Removable Prosthodontics
  • Prosthodontic Treatment Planning and Functional Occlusion
  • Prosthodontic Clinical and Laboratory Care
  • Interdisciplinary Aspects of Restorative Treatment
  • Advanced Restorative Seminars - Clinical Log Book I and Case Reports II

Year Two Core Modules

  • Prosthodontic Operative Dentistry and Endodontic Skills
  • Advanced, Fixed, Removable, Implant and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Prosthodontics Clinical and Laboratory Care II
  • Prosthodontics Clinical Log Book and Case Reports II

  • Year Three
  • Clinical Study (not credit bearing)

Dissertation/report

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

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through one-to-one clinical and laboratory instruction, seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, individual work including a research project, self directed learning and problem based learning. Assessment is through mock written and practical examination, essays, internal graduate appraisal, supervised clinical work, oral presentation 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 working as a registered dentist.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that the candidate provides appropriate written confirmation and attaches this to their application. Applicants who do not provide this confirmation will not be put forward for shortlisting.

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 14 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.

Who can apply?

This programme is designed for applicants from outside the European Union needing to meet specialist training requirements. Graduates intending to seek specialist recognition in other countries, or who do not hold a dental qualification registerable in the UK, may find the MClinDent pathway more appropriate for their needs.

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 Prosthodontics 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

This programme offers dental professionals the opportunity to extend their knowledge of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics in order to prepare them for a career in specialist practice, the hospital or community services, industrial dental practice or an academic career in the field.

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


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