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Prosthodontics MClinDent

A full-time, two year, or part-time, three year Master's programme that comprises theoretical instruction, practical work and personal research.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 2 years
  • Part-time: 3 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£24,410 (FT) £16,690 (PT)
Overseas:
£41,410 (FT) £31,520 (PT)

Application deadlines

All applicants:
9 January 2015

Entry Requirements

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

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

The programme offers 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.

Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. All modules are compulsory.

Year one, students complete core modules to the value of (165 credits). Year two, students complete core modules to the value of (105 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits).

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 I

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

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.

Further information on modules and degree structure available on the department web site Prosthodontics MClinDent

Funding

More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website

Careers

First destinations of recent graduates include prosthdontics specialism, Royal College of Surgeons; Prosthodontics Specialty Training, UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Membership in Restorative Dentistry.

Top career destinations for this degree

  • Visiting Lecturer, UCL (2011)
  • Prosthodontist, Self-Employed (2011)

Employability

The majority of graduates continue to progress on to specialist training in prosthodontics to gain entry to the prosthodontic specialist list.

Why study this degree at UCL?

The programme 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. Approximately two-thirds of the programme is allocated to clinical and laboratory work for patients.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Prosthodontic MClinDent 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 offers dental professionals the opportunity to extend their knowledge of fixed and removable prosthodontics in order to prepare for a career in specialist practice, the hospital or community services, industrial dental practice or an academic career in the field.

Application deadlines

All applicants
2015-01-09

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 prosthodontics at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • 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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