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Queen Mary University of London

Periodontology

Whitechapel Campus
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Rank: 22 (UKEAS)

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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Description

Queen Mary University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

If you're a dentist who wants to specialise in periodontology either in primary or secondary services, or become a clinical academic, this course is for you. The Professional Doctorate in Periodontology provides you with an integrated three-year training programme, so you can gain high-level research expertise alongside your specialist clinical training.

  • A recognised GDC (UK) specialist training course
  • Recognised as specialty training for the Membership in Periodontics (Royal College of Surgeons)
  • Combines academic study, research and clinical training to give you a completely rounded training
  • Be taught by our distinguished international experts and have regular contact with them throughout the programme
  • Study at one of the UK's top-rated dental schools: we're joint first for research impact (REF 2014)
This DClinDent programme will expand your knowledge and skills in periodontics and provide an excellent preparation for your career as a specialist in this field.You'll take a programme of seminars and practical classes, starting with an introductory course to review the clinical and scientific scope of periodontics and determine its evidence base.You'll then enter supervised clinical and, as appropriate, laboratory practice, conducting treatment planning and clinical procedures, including a number of complex treatments. In this way, you'll gain hands-on training in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy, including regenerative, mucogingival surgery and implant dentistry. You'll also acquire specialist, practical knowledge of innovative and evidence-based clinical practice in periodontics and implant dentistry.You'll complete a clinical audit or service evaluation project to review clinical practices. Your research investigation will lead to a dissertation, where you'll demonstrate the application of scientific method to a periodontic problem. You'll gain advanced research skills to professional doctorate level.In addition to your studies, you'll also have a chance to interact with external specialists, through an extensive seminar series held within the Institute of Dentistry, the Blizard Institute and Queen Mary as a whole.The DClinDent Degree meets level 8 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ).Structure
  • Three compulsory modules
  • Three compulsory research modules, including your final dissertation (up to 50,000 words)

Requirements

Entry requirements

Degree requirements Applicants must have a primary qualification in Dentistry (BDS or equivalent). Two years full-time post-qualification clinical practice of dentistry including evidence of specific relevant experience in periodontal care is also required. Additional information 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 7.0 or recognised equivalent qualification 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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