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Implant Dentistry PG Dip

A part-time three year Postgraduate Diploma programme designed for dentists with little or no experience in implant dentistry, and offers extensive postgraduate teaching to enable them to comprehensively diagnose, treatment plan and treat, within the scope of their ability, patients in need of implant-based prosthodontic treatment.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Part-time: 3 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£TBC (PT)
Overseas:
£TBC (PT)

Application deadlines

All applicants:
26 June 2015

Entry Requirements

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

The English language level for this programme is: Good

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

International students

Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

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

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Degree Information

In the first year, students develop a sound evidence-based knowledge of implant dentistry with emphasis on patient selection, diagnosis, planning and basic surgery. They develop further skills in the second and third years with an emphasis on the restorative aspects of implant dentistry, patient care and practice management.

Students undertake modules to the value of 120 credits.

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

Core Modules

  • Implant Science I
  • Implant Planning
  • Implant Science II
  • Implant Practical
  • Implant Clinical I
  • Implant Clinical II

Options

  • There are no optional modules for this programme.

Dissertation/report

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a series of interactive lectures, seminars, hands-on training, live surgery and supervised clinical treatment.

Further information on modules and degree structure available on the department web site Implant Dentistry PG Dip

Funding

UCL Eastman CPD Extension of Implant Study scholarships may be available for this programme.

More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website

Careers

The aim of the programme is to enable dentists to bring implant dentistry into their everyday practice. Graduates of the programme will be equipped with the skills necessary for dental implant case selection and planning, and the skills to restore a single cement-retained implant crown.

Why study this degree at UCL?

Students benefit from first-class facilities for both education and research which provide unique, seamless training in specialist dentistry and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques which ensures experience of managing complex clinical problems.

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 ideally suited to any general dental practitioner or specialist wishing to develop their knowledge of implant dentistry and extend their clinical skills.

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 Implant Dentistry 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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