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Paediatric Dentistry DDSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

DDSc - Doctorate of Dental Science

Subject areas

Pediatrics Child Dentistry Dentistry

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

This programme fulfils the need for dental practitioners to have access to a higher dental degree which provides specialist clinical training in Paediatric Dentistry.

The Professional Doctorate is a research qualification that contains Professional Skills Training. Students who successfully complete the DDSc programme in Paediatric Dentistry will be awarded the DDSc (Paediatric Dentistry) from the University of Liverpool and will be eligible to sit the Tri-collegiate Diploma of Membership in Paediatric Dentistry (MPaedDent) specialty membership examination from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Both the UK Specialist Curriculum in Paediatric Dentistry and the tri-collegiate Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh blueprints in Paediatric Dentistry are embedded into the programme.

Funded specialist trainee appointments are competitively available to appropriately qualified candidates on this programme with application through the national recruitment process.

Career prospects

Students studying this course normally follow careers in:

Hospital Dental Services as a specialist in Paediatric Denistry
Community Dental Practice as a specialist in Paediatric Denistry
University as a clinical academic
Specialists Paediatric Dentistry practice

Modules

Aims: to produce a specialist capable of the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, through original research or other advanced scholarship, of a quality to satisfy peer review, extend the forefront of the discipline, and merit publication; to produce a specialist capable of the general ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of professional practice, and to adjust the project design in the light of unforeseen problems; to produce a specialist capable of a detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,327 - Please note this programme has additional research costs associated with it. Combined costs for 2019/2020 - £7,571.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£22,000 - Please note this programme has additional research costs associated with it. Combined costs for 2019/2020 - £36,099.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

It is expected that applicants should be one of the following: Graduates in Dental Surgery of this University; Graduates with a dental first degree from another approved university, which is recognised by the General Dental Council; Graduates with a dental first degree from another approved university, which is not recognised by the General Dental Council. Other Requirements - 2 year post qualification relevant clinical experience; MFDS/MJDF or an equivalent.