This programme aims to develop the skills required to enable independent practice of endodontics at a level above special interest but below specialist. It is studied either full-time over one year or part-time over two years and has a strong clinical bias.
The programme aims to develop a broad understanding of endodontics, including basic principles and how to apply them clinically.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of five core modules (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits). There are no optional modules for this programme.
Core modules -Development of Endodontic Skills -Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part I -Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part II -Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills -Clinical Science & Research Methods
Dissertation/report Each student undertakes an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 10,000–12,000 words.
Teaching and learning The programme is delivered through a structured lecture/seminar series, skills laboratory simulation courses, diagnostic clinics, supervised treatment of patients, case conferences and a research project leading to a dissertation. Students are encouraged to develop a range of vocation-specific and transferable skills.
First destinations of recent graduates of the programme include: -Practice Principal -Associate Dentist -UCL Hospital: Speciality Doctor -UCL: Teaching Fellows -Restorative Specialist Training -Ministry of Defence: Senior Dental Officer -Top career destinations for this degree -Associate Dentist, Wexham Road Dental Surgery -Speciality Doctor, NHS Eastman Dental Hospital -Dental Officer, HM Forces
Employability The programme’s strong emphasis on integrated development of multiple domains produces well-rounded clinicians with the competence and aptitude for developing and delivering a high-quality and predictable clinical service in endodontics.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The programme’s students benefit from a comprehensive curriculum, opportunities for self-directed learning, a clinically-relevant laboratory techniques course, emphasis on integration of theoretical and clinical aspects, and prioritised reading recommendations. The broad self-learning approach enables the pursuit of individual academic interests.
Endodontics - MSc
page on the University College London website for more details!
All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience. For further requirements please refer to the institute's Endodontics MSc page: View Website
Recipient: University College London
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