Flexible learning programme for dental practitioners wishing to enhance knowledge of restorative dentistry for general practice with emphasis on fixed and removable prosthodontics. Clinical work must be done in your own practice, so entry is restricted to dentists working in general practice or a similar clinical environment. The face-to-face training takes place at LonDEC, located at King's College London Waterloo campus.
• Dentistry at Kings is a renowned centre of international excellence for teaching and research. • Pioneers of teaching dentistry through a blended learning approach with over 20 years’ experience. • Face to face training in years one, two and three to learn and adopt latest techniques. • Delivered by a team of academics, many of whom are world-leaders in their field. • Contributes towards continuing professional development (CPD). • Opportunity to network with other Distance Learning students. • MClinDent qualification is equivalent credits to two MScs.
This programme will develop your clinical skills in restorative dentistry, enabling you to treat the variety of patients that visit your practice. The course has been designed to advance your skills, especially in complex multi-disciplinary dental problems such as tooth wear.
The course has been designed to provide theory, support and discussion groups by online training using a dedicated virtual learning environment, to provide access to content wherever students are in the world.
- Course purpose -
The programme trains general practitioners to perform a high standard of work across a wide range of procedures. Beneficial for any dentist routinely treating adult patients who need restorative care.
- Course format and assessment -
This master's programme is assessed through a combination of assignments, written examinations, clinical case presentations and a dissertation. In the first three years, most modules within the programme are assessed by a combination of 60 per cent written examination and 40 per cent written assignments. Each year you will receive an assignment schedule to follow for the year and must complete a minimum of four assignments from each module between January and August to be entered into the end of year exams. Exams can be taken in London or, for overseas students, at centres in the student's country of residence.
Graduates have continued in general practice offering a higher standard of clinical care with an increased confidence and ability. Many have used the programme to enter independent practice. Some have taken on teaching posts in universities.
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.