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  MSc Advanced Periodontal Practice

University of Essex    School of Health and Social Care

Part time September MSc 3 Years Part Time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Unleash your potential with the MSc Advanced Periodontal Practice at Essex. Elevate your dental career with our specialised course designed for registered dental hygienists or hygienist/therapists. Gain advanced skills in periodontology through hands-on experience in our cutting-edge dental labs and patient care facilities. Our flexible study options allow you to balance learning with your professional life. Benefit from expert clinicians who deliver top-notch oral health care and immerse yourself in a variety of dental disciplines. At Essex, you'll critically analyse research findings and develop evidence-based practice, all while working closely with our Service User Reference Group for a patient-centric approach. With a focus on enhancing clinical skills and knowledge, our programme offers a pathway to academic and clinical teaching practice, professional development, and more. Join us if you hold a relevant professional qualification, have post-registration experience, and are ready to take your career to new heights.

About the course

Do you have the enhanced skills in advanced care that are needed in the new dental contract? Dental practices who do are likely to be commissioned to provide specialised services under the proposed new dental contract. Periodontology is just one of those specialised services you could be commissioned to do.

If you are a registered dental hygienist or dental hygienist/therapist, our MSc Advanced Periodontal Practice course provides an educational route for you to acquire advanced skills and knowledge in periodontology:

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Entry Requirements

A relevant professional qualification and current registration with the General Dental Council
A minimum of 2 years post-registration work experience
A degree with an overall 2.1 in a relevant subject
Successful performance at interview


Relevant professional experience and qualifications that demonstrate ability to study at Masters level
Currently employed in a relevant field of practice
Current registration with the General Dental Council
Successful performance at interview

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept.

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