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Sports Dentistry: Oral Health in Sport MSc

Sports Dentistry: Oral Health in Sport MSc

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Dentistry Dental Hygiene

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This three year Masters programme introduces the specialty of dealing with both elite and amateur athletes and the specific challenges they present with respect to oral health. This programme is designed to prepare general dental practitioners and other dental care professionals to be able to: i) treat injured athletes on field of play or on surgery environments.ii) advise athletes and coaches on the importance of good oral health and its impact on performance. iii) advise athletes, coaches and parents about preventing surface loss and iv) work with fellow professionals at major sporting events.

Employability

Most graduates of the Oral Health in Sport: Sports Dentistry masters degree, will return to clinical dental practice with enhanced skills and knowledge to be able to treat, advise and montor the oral health requirements of elite and amateur athletes. You will be well equipped to offer your services to professional sporting bodies. You will be able to use your skills to set up practices specialising in looking after athletes and thier needs as well as being able to advise sports clubs, support athletes and their needs as well as being able to advise sports clubs, support athletes at amjor and minor sporting events and undertake a wide variety of high standard clinical skills.

Modules

Paralympic Sports Dentistry - Core
Foundations of Sports Dentistry - Core
Sports Dentistry Masters Research Project - Core
Orofacial Trauma - Core
Prevention of Sporting Dental Injuries - Core
Dental Screening of Athletes - Core
Advanced Restorative Dentistry - Core
Treatment Planning - Core
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,850

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,700

Entry requirements

Applicants must possess an undergraduate dental qualification (i.e. BDS, or equivalent from a recognised institution). Dental care professionals including hygienists and therapists are also eligible. Applicants must have full and current registration with the UK General Dental Council (or equivalent) and to be in practice with access to patients for the duration of the programme.

University information

University College London (UCL) is one of the largest and most highly ranked higher education institutions in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London the university is home to around...more

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