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UCL Eastman Dental Institute (Clinical Experience) MPhil/PhD

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 4 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£4,635 (FT)
Overseas:
£21,530 (FT)

Application deadlines

Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet UCL’s general entry requirements for MPhil/PhD as well as satisfy UCLH NHS Foundation Trust requirements for engagement in clinical practice. Entry is extremely competitive and places will only be offered to exceptional candidates. In addition to choosing a research project, applicants must decide on the clinical discipline within which they wish to gain experience.

English language requirement: Good

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

International equivalencies

International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.

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Funding

Some projects offered for PhD are already funded and studentships will be advertised both on the main Research page and on the UCL jobs website.

More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website

Careers

Top career destinations for this degree

  • Quintiles, Senior Clinical Project Support Specialist, 2010,
  • Eastman Dental Institute, UCL, Clinical Lecturer, 2009,
  • NHS Education For Scotland, Joint Head of School / Rural Training Advisor, 2009,
  • University of Masidor, Dentist and Lecturer, 2009,
  • Eastman Dental Institute, UCL, Senior Lecturer/Specialist, 2009,

Employability

Being a part of UCL improves graduates' employability with industrial companies from the pharmaceutical sector in particular, and due to the reputation of the institute graduates are sought after in the field of dentistry worldwide.

Clinical Experience MPhil/PhD students additionally benefit from a high level of clinical support as well as research expertise, and gain a combination of clinical skills and research experience that is essential for those aiming for a career in dentistry at a consultant level or above.

Why study this degree at UCL?

Student / staff ratios › 80 staff › 420 taught students › 62 research students

Department: Eastman Dental Institute

Application and next steps

Applications

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.

Who can apply?

Application deadlines

Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.

For more information see our Applications page.

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