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Advanced Restorative and Periodontal PracticePreston Campus
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Location: Preston Campus
Study mode distance learning (with some attendance)
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course has evolved from the three year programme that it replaces and has been re-designed in response to student feedback. Now run over two years and with much of the academic delivery online, the course will also provide the busy dental therapist with a part time educational route to enhance their skills and knowledge. This programme focuses on contemporary practice, teaching evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient and practitioner.This programme is delivered by experienced clinicians and educators. Successful completion of this two year programme leads to the award of an MSc Advanced Restorative and Periodontal Practice from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), a UK University well known as a provider of high quality clinical training and education.
Be registered with an appropriate regulatory body and have a licence to be a dental therapist; Be registered with a defence union - possessing indemnity insurance with cover at an appropriate level; Be in professional practice or a hospital appointment while attending the course; Hold a current certificate of immunisation against communicable disease (Hepatitis B); Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent). Competency may be demonstrated by qualification, accreditation of prior learning or separate University assessment. DBS: all potential students must undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to admittance to the programme.
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About this university
There are an average of 2,000 international students attending the university from over 100 countries, often due to the range of international partnerships in place. There is a dedicated International Office that are available to help with matters such as the application process, visas and immigration advice and even help with coming to live in the city. There are a number of special international events held during the year to help students feel at home and learn about the larger community as well as with ties to their own cultures. The Student Union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as offer advice and representation for its members. It operates a two floor bar that has a number of well known music acts having performed there as well as another bar next door that is open every day during term time. There are some 35 different sports clubs on offer for students with many using the sports centre on campus. They take part in the BUCS leagues and also use the UCLan Sports Arena two miles from campus. There are also motor racing societies that run a team called UCLAN Racing. Student run media includes a newspaper called Pluto and there are numerous societies such as arts, interest and culture and faith based.