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This programme aims to help meet the demand for dental surgeons with a high level of clinical, academic and research expertise in Endodontics. It involves both clinical and academic aspects, and can be incorporated as the first two years of a Specialist Advisory Committee approved UK specialist training programme. What and how will I learn? The programme enables students to consolidate their knowledge and skills, through laboratory work and clinical components, such as a restorative course with attachments in conservative dentistry, prosthetics and periodontology. A trauma rota enables 'hands-on' experience in the management of traumatic injuries, patients with special needs, and chronic facial pain diagnosis. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 360 credits. Year One: Core courses (135 credits) dissertation (30 credits). Year Two: Core courses (135 credits) dissertation (60 credits). Core Modules Clinical Science Principles of Treatment Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice (basic level) Development and Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills Operative and Advanced Endodontic Technical Skills Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice Endodontic Relationships with other Dental Disciplines Advanced Clinical Endodontic Skills Dissertationreport All students undertake an independent research project in years one and two, which culminates in a dissertation of 13,000-15,000 words. Options All courses are compulsory. Further details available on subject website: http:www.eastman.ucl.ac.ukeeptaught_programmesmasters_programmesmcdmcd_endoindex.html The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, case discussion sessions, clinical work, tutorials, and clinical and laboratory instruction. Students are encouraged to develop a range of different vocation-specific and transferable skills. Assessment is through practical, clinical and oral examination, written papers, essays 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 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 There is a national and overseas demand for dental surgeons who are highly knowledgeable in Endodontology and possess specialised clinical skills in Endodontics. The programme prepares students for the MClinDent examination and any future professional evaluation of clinicalacademic competence as a specialist. It is also a suitable spring-board for pursuing academic, clinical or research careers in Endodontics. 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 rat
This programme aims to help meet the demand for dental surgeons with a high level of clinical, academic and research expertise in Endodontics. It involves both clinical and academic aspects, and can be incorporated as the first two years of a Specialist Advisory Committee approved UK specialist training programme. What and how will I learn? The programme enables students to consolidate their knowledge and skills, through laboratory work and clinical components, such as a restorative course...