This full-time, two-year Master's programme offers an understanding of applied clinical sciences and the concepts of oral surgery, with practical experience in dentoalveolar surgery.
The programme combines taught courses with a research component. Students attend teaching clinics, lectures, seminars, and undertake research study leading to a dissertation. There are supervised clinical and laboratory craft courses and the opportunity to observe at in-patient operating sessions.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits.
Year One consists core modules (135 credits). Year Two consists of core modules (135 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits). There are no optional modules for this programme.
Core modules -Principles of Treatment Core Course (Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) -Clinical Care Core Course (Oral/Oral Maxillofacial Surgery) -Dento-Alveolar Surgery 1 -Theory of Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery -Dento-Alveolar Surgery 2 -Dento-Alveolar Surgery 3 -Trauma and Correction of Facial Deformity -Oral Oncology -Clinical Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery -Dento-Alveolar Surgery 4 -Clinical Science & Research Methods
Dissertation/report All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation (10,000 - 12,000 words).
Teaching and learning The programme is delivered through clinical instruction on a one-to-one basis, theoretical instruction including seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, self-directed learning and problem-based learning.
The programme aims to offer education and training in oral surgery that will provide a solid foundation for specialist practice and progression towards higher surgical training.
Top career destinations for this degree: -Dentist, Efstathios Savvoulidis Dentists -Dentist, Smile Dental Care -Dentist, Adriana Delak Private Dental Office and studying PhD Oral Maxillo Facial Surgey, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Why study this degree at UCL?
Students benefit from the broad programme structure that includes operating sessions, outpatient clinics, lectures, demonstrations and seminars, and the use of investigative techniques to illustrate the diagnosis and management of orofacial surgical disease.
"UCL is renowned for its teaching staff and has always had an excellent reputation, especially the Eastman Dental Institute and its staff. During my time on the programme I acquired broader theoretical knowledge, with improved access to quality surgeries that developed my research skills and relationships with patients."
Applicants must hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience.
Recipient: University College London
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