This international online Masters programme from the School of Dentistry is specially designed for primary dental care providers who want to advance their clinical skills and knowledge, with the primary objective of enhancing the quality of their patient care.
With 13 years of experience in successfully delivering this course on our campus, it is now available as an online distance learning programme, making it easier to fit in with the lives of busy practitioners both in the UK and all over the world.
In the Higher Education Academy's Postgraduate Taught Experience survey this programme scored the following:
This international online Masters programme is designed for primary dental care providers who want to advance their clinical skills and knowledge, with the primary objective of enhancing the quality of their patient care.
The objectives of the programme are:
The programme will contain two residential weeks based in Birmingham (one week per year), and will allow you to receive direct hands-on tuition from some of the world's most experienced dental educators. You will use the brand new £1 million simulation suite at the School of Dentistry.
Accommodation on the University's delightful campus and a full programme of social activities are included in the price of your Masters degree course.
Students will design and carry out an audit project with academic support from specialists relevant to their chosen subject. Also, in addition to clinical studies, Masters students will carry out a series of chair-side simulated practical procedures of their choosing, using the latest contemporary materials and equipment and following online step-by-step technique guides unique to this programme.
Feedback from many online courses confirms that students need to have direct access to real people who respond quickly and authoritatively to enquiries and requests.
Therefore you will have a personal named advisor for both your dental studies and for your general requirements as a fully enrolled student at the University of Birmingham. Your academic advisors will be highly experienced and qualified dentists from the Birmingham School of Dentistry.
Using email, telephone, Skype, and web-based discussions you will be able to communicate directly with your teachers, course administrators, and your fellow students.
The MSc Advanced General Dental Practice programme is a Masters degree taught and accredited by the University of Birmingham, and is an excellent addition to your Curriculum Vitae (CV) when seeking new job opportunities.
It proves that you have an advanced level of knowledge and skill in your chosen profession, that you have a commitment to improving the quality of your patient care, and that you understand the business aspects of General Dental Practice. These are all important qualities to potential employers.
If you are a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), please note that the MSc Advanced General Dental Practice programme in itself does not give you a licence to work in the UK.
For enquiries about working in the UK, please consult the UK General Dental Council.
Visit the Advanced General Dental Practice - MSc page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!