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Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MClinDent - Master of Clinical Dentistry

Subject areas

Endodontics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course description

Our three-year MSc (Clin) Endodontics course is ideal if you are a dentist looking to specialise in prevention of pathology and treatment of the dental pulp and surrounding tissues.

You will develop a knowledge and understanding of contemporary aspects of endodontics and learn how to use an interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive patient care, including advanced diagnostic and clinical skills.

The treatment of complex endodontics cases, which may be important to more comprehensive restorative treatment plans, will involve working with consultants/specialists in other disciplines.

This will improve your eligibility to sit the examinations to become a Member in Endodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

In addition, a custom-designed communication course will introduce you to health services culture and governance.

You will also have the opportunity to interact with and be taught by national and international experts in their field, and attend recognised national courses.

Aims

The aims of the course are:

  • to equip you with skills in the design, execution and interpretation of clinical and clinically-related research (Research Methods unit);
  • provide you with skills in data collection, simple analysis and interpretation of clinical and clinically-related research (Biostatistics unit);
  • give you an understanding of the scientific basis of endodontics, with particular emphasis on current theories relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of adult patients (specialist clinical units);
  • train you in the identification, formulation and implementation of a specific research project and gain experience of working independently while taking an evidence-based approach to your project (the dissertation).

Career opportunities

Graduates can develop careers in a range of areas including clinical practice, teaching and research. The course also will also prepare you for working at specialist level.

Accrediting organisations

Teaching is aligned to the Membership in Endodontics collegiate specialty membership examination curriculum at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh , and you will be eligible to sit this examination upon completion of the course.

Modules

Applied Endodontics aims to provide each participant with a comprehensive experience and training in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning of endodontic disease. Furthermore, the assessment and treatment planning elements will incorporate aspects of other relevant dental disciplines.The unit will also aim to not only develop clinical abilities but also to stimulate critical and analytical thinking in both the clinical and research environment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

47,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

47,000

Entry requirements

We require a primary dental degree from a recognised institution. You should also have at least two years of recent general professional practice experience.