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There is a national and overseas demand for dental surgeons who are highly knowledgeable in Endodontology. This intensive MSc programme has a strong practical bias and aims to develop the knowledge and skills required to enable a dental professional to undertake the independent practice of endodontics at specialist level. What and how will I learn? Students develop a broad understanding of Endodontics, including basic principles, areas of deficiency and avenues for future development. They gain the ability to analyse endodontic problems, discuss available options and select appropriate treatment, and develop the clinical and surgical skills to execute the treatment with a high degree of competence. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of five core courses (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits). Core Modules Clinical Science Principles of Treatment Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice (basic level) Development of Clinical Endodontic Skills Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills Dissertationreport All MSc students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 10,000-12,000 words. Options All courses are compulsory. Further details available on subject website: http:www.eastman.ucl.ac.ukeeptaught_programmesmasters_programmesmscmsc_endoindex.html The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars, case discussion sessions, clinical work and tutorials with one-to-one teaching in the laboratory. Students are encouraged to develop a range of vocation-specific and transferable skills. Assessment is through mock written, oral and practical examinations, written papers, log books, internal appraisal and the dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The Eastman is a major centre of excellence, at the forefront of evidence-based clinical service, research and development, and education in the oral health care sciences. It is the largest academic postgraduate dental centre in Europe, and has a world-wide reputation for its specialist training delivered through clinically intensive postgraduate programmes. Students on this MSc programme 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 allowing an individual approach to learning. The broad self-learning approach enables the pursuit of individual academic interests. Your future career First destinations of recent graduates of the programme include: Westview Dental Practice: Associate Dentist UCL Hospital: Teacher Ministry of Defence: Senior Dental Officer Entry Requirements All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience. All candidates wishing to train on a programme leading to a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) must have a minimum of two years of post-graduate experience working as a registered dentist and be eligible for full registration with the General Dental Council. Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that the candidate provides appropriate written confirmation and attaches this to their application. Applicants who do not provide this confirmation will not be put forward for shortlisting. Acceptance on a programme leading to a CCST must be via competitive entry, subject to the ratification of the Dean of Postgraduate Dentistry. Trainees apply for entry to specialist training on separate forms issued by the London Deanery, as well as completing UCL applications. Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they meet the required standard by either having recently passed one of the UCL recognised English language tests at the 'good' level, or through previous work or education experienc
There is a national and overseas demand for dental surgeons who are highly knowledgeable in Endodontology. This intensive MSc programme has a strong practical bias and aims to develop the knowledge and skills required to enable a dental professional to undertake the independent practice of endodontics at specialist level. What and how will I learn? Students develop a broad understanding of Endodontics, including basic principles, areas of deficiency and avenues for future development. They...