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Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 36 months

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University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

This programme fulfils the need for dental practitioners to have access to a higher dental degree which provides specialist clinical training in Endodontics. The Professional Doctorate is a research qualification that contains Professional Skills Training. Students who successfully complete the DDSc programme in Endodontics will be awarded the DDSc (Endodontics) from the University of Liverpool and a MEndo from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of Edinburgh. Both Endodontics Specialist Curriculum and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh blueprints in Endodontics are embedded into the programme.Honorary National Training Numbers leading to CCST may be available to suitable candidates with full GDC registration who satisfy the entry requirements to specialty clinical training in Endodontics as determined by the General Dental Council.Why School of Dentistry?Excellent facilities and equipmentA recent £6m investment programme's dramatically upgraded our teaching and research facilities, and created additional postgraduate places.Here are some of the key features:-

  • New sedation and oral surgery suites
  • State-of-the-art training facilities
  • New tutorial rooms
  • Enhanced patient facilities
  • New research laboratories, closely integrated with clinical areas and featuring extensive, state-of-the-art equipment
  • A new Oral Health Suite with dedicated research facility within a clinical area of the hospital
  • Refurbished lecture theatres, multi-skills suites, teaching rooms and Student Common Room.
  • High quality school laboratories.
Specialist dentistryWe accommodate many specialist dentistry interests through our partnership with the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.Together we've created state-of-the-art facilities for specialist dentistry research and education, including the management of clinical trials to a high level of clinical governance.


Entry requirements

It is expected that applicants should be one of the following: Graduates in Dental Surgery of this University; Graduates with a dental first degree from another approved university, which is recognised by the General Dental Council; Graduates with a dental first degree from another approved university, which is not recognised by the General Dental Council. Other requirements: 2 year post qualification relevant clinical experience; MFDS/MJDF or an equivalent. Please note that the School would normally expect to receive applications by the end of February for the following academic year of intended enrolment. International qualifications Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines English language qualifications The School's programmes are linguistically very demanding, and it is essential that all candidates have a very high level of both spoken and written English. Qualifications accepted by the Faculty include: GCSE English; GCE O level English; AS Level English; IELTS; TOEFL; Cambridge Proficiency. Candidates for whom English is not their first language need to provide documentary evidence of their competency in English. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences English Language Requirement is 7.0 in IELTS (minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests) or equivalent. English Language Entry Requirements IELTS 7.0 TOEFL iBT 100, no element below 22 International Baccalaureate Higher Level (Grade 6) Hong Kong use of English AS level B INDIA Standard XII 75% or above from Central and Metro State Boards WAEC B Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool.

About this university

International students

The International Support Team is on hand to help students travelling to Liverpool from outside the UK. They can help with matters such as visas and immigration advice, organising Welcome Week and its relevant details as well as presentations and workshops to help integrate with the new community. Further practical advice comes from living and working in the area as well as financial assistance and even improving English, if this isn’t a student’s first language. The Guild of Students is responsible for arranging the 190 clubs and societies available to students outside the classroom. These cover areas such as volunteering, the arts and sports. There are also plenty of opportunities to try something new and experiment with something different as well as practical, hands on societies to try a practical activity. Sports are very important at the university and many of its teams are in the higher tier of university sports. Sport Liverpool is the current heading of the sports clubs and groups and cover nearly 50 different types from cricket and football to windsurfing and lacrosse. Most compete for both men and women. There are also support services available to students as well as student health assistance and plenty of learning resources to assist with studies.

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