This is a full-time two-year, or part-time three-year Master's programme comprising theoretical instruction, practical work and personal research.
The programme offers practical experience in advanced conservation, fixed (conventionally prepared and resin-retained designs) and removable prosthodontics, and implant-supported prostheses for single missing teeth, partial or completely edentulous cases, alongside an introduction to occlusion and the range of diagnostic procedures required to ensure effective planning and design of oral reconstructions. Digital techniques are used throughout.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. All modules are compulsory.
Year one consists of core modules (165 credits). Year two consists of core modules (105 credits), and a dissertation (90 credits). Year three (Speciality/Advanced Training only) is not credit bearing.
There are no optional modules for this programme.
All students undertake an independent research project in year two which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 13,000–15,000 words.
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through one-to-one clinical and laboratory instruction, seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, individual work including a research project, self-directed learning and problem-based learning.
Further information on modules and degree structure is available on the department website: Prosthodontics MClinDent
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
The majority of graduates continue their progression to specialist training in prosthodontics to gain entry to the prosthodontic specialist list.
Recent career destinations for this degree
Careers data is taken from the ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ survey undertaken by HESA looking at the destinations of UK and EU students in the 2013–2015 graduating cohorts six months after graduation.
The programme offers an intensive programme with a strong practical emphasis. Students benefit from first-class facilities which provide unique, seamless training in specialist dentistry, including practical classes in the operative technique laboratory. Approximately two-thirds of the programme is allocated to clinical and laboratory work for patients.
Visit the Prosthodontics (MClinDent) page on the University College London website for more details!
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