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Queen Mary University of London

Paediatric Dentistry

Whitechapel Campus
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Rank: 35 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Whitechapel Campus

Website: www.qmul.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 36 months


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22

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Description

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Assess, diagnose and treat severe dental diseases in children, from dental anomalies to dental traumas in this intensive yet rewarding Doctorate programme. This Paediatric Dentistry DClinDent provides integrated, hands-on training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future.

  • Undertake extensive clinical training with children and adolescents in medical paediatric clinics
  • Carry out state-of-the-art biomedical research in our world-class teaching facilities
  • Includes training for Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons
  • This course is recognised by the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and can lead to full active membership
  • Study at one of the UK's top-rated dental schools: we're joint first for research impact (REF 2014)
This DClinDent degree integrates academic activities with clinical practice and doctoral level research. Covering all the topics in the GDC (UK) Specialist Curriculum, it aims to familiarise you with up-to-date, novel and evidence-based clinical practices in paediatric dentistry.You'll apply your learning in hands-on clinical training with children and adolescents and undertake a research project with supervision from our expert clinicians and academics. You'll hone in on key techniques and practises, and apply learned knowledge to treat a variety of behavioural and medical problems, from dental anomalies to dental traumas. You'll have the benefit of working in a multidisciplinary clinic that works in an area of high population, meaning you'll have the chance to deal with a range of cases, including instances of severe disease and hypodontia. You will have orthodontic and restorative input in such cases. You will receive professional doctorate-level research training, completing reports, evaluations and your final dissertation.In addition, you will have the opportunity to interact with external specialists, through an extensive seminar series held within the Institute of Dentistry and the Blizard Institute.The DClinDent Degree meets level 8 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ).StructureThree compulsory research modules, including your 50,000 word dissertationThree compulsory knowledge and clinical skills modules

Requirements

Entry requirements

Degree requirements Applicants must have a primary qualification in Dentistry (BDS or equivalent). Additional information Two years full-time post-qualification clinical practice of dentistry, including six months full time experience in paediatric dentistry is also required. Please note that if English is not your first language then in order for your application to be considered you must have obtained a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 at the point of submission of your application. Following the application deadline, screening of applications and selection of candidates will take place. Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to attend a Skype interview with the Programme Lead.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (6.0 in W; 5.5 in R/L/S)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Queen Mary University of London.

About this university

International students

Students travel to QMUL from some 150 countries around the world, creating a truly global community. Their website contains country specific information as well as information for students before they apply to the university. Once students are in London, there are various resources to help them adjust to their new life including a blog focusing on international students and their requirements. This is all run through the International Office who also offer help on matters such as immigration advice, scholarships and funding and help with accommodation during their stay. The Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) is the heart of student life and is based in the newly refurbished Students’ Hub. It operates a range of services including a bar, café, shop and student media including a newspaper, magazine, radio station and TV station. Students can also use the facilities at the Student Central in Bloomsbury, 15 minutes away by tube, the former University of London Union. They also offer support and representation services for students as part of the National Union of Students (NUS). There are over 190 different societies and clubs on offer for students ranging from sports to theatre and everything in the middle. There are also a number of volunteering opportunities for those who wish to give something back to the community. There is a health and fitness centre called QMotion as well as various sports facilities and team take part in the BUCS leagues. A busy social calendar means there are plenty of performing arts opportunities for students and the Drapers Bar is one of the best entertainment venues in the country.

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