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Endodontic Practice PG Dip

A part-time two year Postgraduate Diploma programme designed for dentists wishing to enhance their endodontic knowledge and clinical skills whilst continuing to work in practice.

Key Information

Optional qualifications: This degree is also available as a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Modes and duration

  • Part-time: 2 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£15,660 (PT)
Overseas:
£22,760 (PT)

Application deadlines

All applicants:
26 June 2015

Entry Requirements

All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and be registered with the General Medical Council in the UK, with a minimum of three years' post-qualification clinical 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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Degree Information

The programme enables participants to improve their knowledge and refine their practical and clinical skills. Subjects covered include the biological basis of disease management, as well as the clinical and technical aspects of treatment.

Students undertake modules to the value of 120 credits.

The programme consists of seven core modules (120 credits).

A Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits, part-time one year) is offered.

Core Modules

  • Special Interest Skills - Endodontic Surgery and Trauma Management
  • Special Interest Skills - Pulp Therapy, Primary Root Canal Treatment & Endodontic Retreatment
  • Practical Endodontics - Level 2
  • Generalist Skills
  • Endodontic Sciences - Level 1
  • Practical Endodontics - Level 1
  • Clinical Endodontics - Level 1

Options

  • There are no optional modules for this programme.

Dissertation/report

Not Applicable.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, hands-on practical sessions and case conferences on practice-managed patients in the first year, followed by direct clinical supervision of patient management in the second year.

Funding

More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website

Careers

The programme is ideal for the general dental practitioner wishing to develop his or her practice in endodontics in order to improve job-satisfaction and be able to offer patients a higher level of care, and who may wish to work as a dentist with a special interest in Endodontics.

Why study this degree at UCL?

The first year of the programme is delivered in a state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratory under the direct coaching and mentoring of experienced teaching staff. The second year includes 18 days of supervised clinical work with a staff:student ratio of 1:3 to allow maximum opportunity for the clinical enhancement of technical skills developed in the first year.

Find out more about the programme of the institute's Endodontic Practice PG Dip page.

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?

The programme is specifically designed for the general dental practitioner who is keen to follow a structured programme but is unable to undertake full-time postgraduate study, wishing to work at a higher, more satisfying level and wishing to gain the skills required to work as a Dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics.

Application deadlines

All applicants
2015-06-26

For more information see our Applications page.

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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 Endodontic Practice 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.

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