Sixty per cent of the programme is dedicated to clinical experience in fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics. Teaching styles include close mentoring, chair-side guidance and small group work that emphasises the importance of the evidence base in literature and creates new research opportunities.
- One of the largest programmes in the UK to offer specialist training in prosthodontics.
- Teaching from internationally recognised prosthodontists.
- A fully integrated programme with teaching in implants, fixed and removable prosthodontics.
60 per cent of the time is dedicated to clinical experience in fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics. Covers the scientific background to implants, fixed and removable prosthodontics and clinical techniques, and includes: anatomy, physiology, histology and pathology of the dental and oral tissues, occlusion, epidemiology and prevention of dental caries and tooth wear, properties of dental materials, relation of radiology, infection control and audit in relation to prosthodontics. Teaching styles include close mentoring, chairside guidance and small group work that emphasises the importance of the evidence base for prosthodontics in the literature and creates new research opportunities. A research project is also undertaken.
- Course purpose -
To produce a highly knowledgeable professional in prosthodontics at master's level. Further, the aim is to produce a dentist proficient and skilful in prosthodontics and related areas of restorative dentistry. The programme has formal recognition as part of UK specialist training.
- Course format and assessment -
Modular programme consisting of 360 credits, plus an additional 180 credits of non-modular supervised clinical work. Modules are grouped into three distinct types:
(i) Three taught modules, covering the scientific and clinical basis of prosthodontics, assessed by written examination;
(ii) Five clinical modules, involving supervised clinical practice and examined by a mixture of case studies on treated and unseen patients, practical, or oral examinations;
(iii) One research module, involving the submission of a research project report including a literature review, with an oral defence of the research.
Overseas graduates return to their home country. Those on specialist training work in the UK in practice.
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