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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Dental Technology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

On this course you will be taught elements of dental technology, CAD-CAM, implantology, occlusion, aesthetics and materials. Teaching is carried out by our clinical consultants, chief technicians and dental/biomaterials experts in the Institute of Dentistry. This course is designed for future leaders in the field of dental technology or dental biomaterials and has generated award winning students and those who have gone on to take up prominent posts in academia and research.

This programme will: Give you an improved scientific base and research skills; Teach you alongside our clinical postgraduate students, a unique feature of this programme; Allow you to interact with clinicians, attend implantology clinics and technical practice sessions and also attend management leadership and presentation skills courses.

The direction of your individual study will be guided by the formal study sessions you attend, along with your reading lists and assignments. However, we expect you to demonstrate an active role in your own learning by reading widely and expanding your own knowledge, understanding and critical ability. Independent study will foster in you the ability to identify your own learning needs and determine which areas you need to focus on to become proficient in your subject area. This is an important transferable skill and will help to prepare you for the transition to working life. Assessment methods used include: written examinations; essays; practical assessments; oral examinations; a technical case submission and presentation. Dental technology is available to study at MSc or PGDip.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Aesthetics - Core
Fundamentals of Research Methods - Core
Introduction to Implantology - Core
Research Project - Core
Research Project and Report - Core
Properties of Dental Materials/Processing Methods - Core
Advanced Technical Practice - Core
Management, Leadership and Communication Skills - Core
Occlusion - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,390

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 UK degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject.  Degree disciplines such as Medicine, Dentistry, Dental Technology, Chemistry, Biology or related subjects in the Sciences will be considered. A QM graduate certificate in dental technology awarded at the level of merit. A dental technology foundation degree (two years' post-initial qualification experience) may be considered. Applicants may be required to satisfy a practical test.