Oral Surgery (Advanced Training) MClinDent

London, Bloomsbury

This full-time, three-year Master's programme is designed for students either from UK/EU or overseas countries.

UK students International students
Study mode
Full-time
UK tuition fees (2022/23)
£32,100
Overseas tuition fees (2022/23)
£52,900
Duration
3 academic years
Programme starts
September 2022
Applications accepted
All applicants: 18 Oct 2021 – 31 Jan 2022

Applications open

Entry requirements

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

English language requirements

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.

The English language level for this programme is: Good

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

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

Equivalent qualifications

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. Please note that the equivalency will correspond to the broad UK degree classification stated on this page (e.g. upper second-class). Where a specific overall percentage is required in the UK qualification, the international equivalency will be higher than that stated below. Please contact Graduate Admissions should you require further advice.

About this degree

The programme combines taught modules with a research component. Students attend teaching clinics, lectures, seminars, and carry out research leading to a project dissertation. There are supervised clinical and laboratory courses and the opportunity to observe at in-patient operating sessions.

Who this course is for

The programme is suitable for UK/EU and overseas applicants who wish to gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

However, the programme is not part of a UK/EU specialist training pathway, hence completion will not automatically entitle graduates to entry onto the UK specialist register.

What this course will give you

The programme’s students benefit from the broad programme structure that includes operating sessions, outpatient clinics, lectures, demonstrations and seminars and the use of investigative techniques to illustrate the diagnosis and management of orofacial surgical disease.

You can find out more about the programme on the Institute's Oral Surgery (Advanced Training) MClinDent page.

The foundation of your career

Current students, on completion of the programme, plan to sit the MOS (Membership in Oral Surgery) Tri-collegiate examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Many recently graduated students of this programme have successfully passed this exam, before embarking on the path towards Oral Surgery Specialisation in the UK, Europe and Overseas. 

Employability

The programme aims to offer education and training in oral surgery that will provide a solid foundation for progression towards higher surgical training and/or a research career in this field. Graduates who have recently completed the programme have returned to take up positions around the world as academics and clinicians in oral surgery.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through clinical instruction on a one-to-one basis, theoretical instruction including seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, self-directed learning and problem-based learning.

Modules

Full-time

You will undertake 11 compulsory modules to the value of 360 credits.

  • DENT0119 Clinical Science and Research Methods
  • DENT0068 Principles of Treatment Core Course (Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • DENT0069 Clinical Care Core Course (Oral/Oral Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • DENT0070 Theory of Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • DENT0071 Dento-Alveolar Surgery 1
  • DENT0072 Dento-Alveolar Surgery 2
  • DENT0073 Dento-Alveolar Surgery 3
  • DENT0074 Trauma and Correction of Facial Deformity
  • DENT0075 Oral Oncology
  • DENT0076 Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • DENT0077 Dento-Alveolar Surgery 4
  • DENT0079 MClinDent in Oral Surgery Dissertation

In addition to this, you will undertake a final year, where you will consolidate your knowledge and clinical skills acquired during the first two years, through clinical practice.

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. Upon successful completion of 540 credits, you will be awarded an MClinDent in Oral Surgery (Advanced Training).

Accessibility

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Fees and funding

Fees for this course

UK students International students
Fee description Full-time
Tuition fees (2022/23) £32,100
Tuition fees (2022/23) £52,900

The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Where the programme is offered on a flexible/modular basis, fees are charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website: ucl.ac.uk/students/fees.

Additional costs

Fee deposits for this programme are as follows: UK full-time and part-time students £2,500; Overseas full-time and part-time students £5,000.

This programme requires a completed DBS check for some compulsory modules. You will receive more information from UCL on how to complete the check once you have firmly accepted an unconditional offer for the programme. The DBS application cost will be covered by UCL, but offer holders will also need to have their ID checked and verified at a Post Office, for which they will incur a charge of £12.75. The offer holder is also required to arrange and pay for any overseas police check that may be necessary; costs vary by country. For more information about the DBS application process, please contact the Admissions team.

For more information on additional costs for prospective students please go to our estimated cost of essential expenditure at Accommodation and living costs.

Funding your studies

For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Next steps

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.

There is an application processing fee for Eastman Dental Institute programmes of £120 for online applications and £145 for paper applications. Further information can be found at Application fees.

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 oral surgery at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • what is your source of funding and is this something you have applied for already
  • what is your previous experience in oral surgery
  • what is your aim after completion of this Master's degree and how do you expect this qualification to help you.

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.

Please note that you may submit applications for a maximum of two graduate programmes in any application cycle.

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This page was last updated 28 Sep 2021