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The University of Liverpool

Paediatric Dentistry

City Centre Campus
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Rank: 33 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: City Centre Campus

Website: www.liverpool.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 36 months


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33

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32

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Description

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 Paediatric Dentistry.The Professional Doctorate is a research qualification that contains Professional Skills Training. Students who successfully complete the DDSc programme in Paediatric Dentistry will be awarded the DDSc (Paediatric Dentistry) from the University of Liverpool and will be eligible to sit the Tri-collegiate Diploma of Membership in Paediatric Dentistry (MPaedDent) specialty membership examination from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of Edinburgh, Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.Both the UK Specialist Curriculum in Paediatric Dentistry and the tri-collegiate Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh blueprints in Paediatric Dentistry are embedded into the programme.Funded specialist trainee appointments are competitively available to appropriately qualified candidates on this programme with application through the national recruitment process.Why School of Dentistry?Paediatric DentistryA 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.Wide range of programmesProgrammes in the School of Dentistry extend from short courses, aimed at updating the general dental practitioner, to full-time studentships leading to higher degrees, with a large variety of research based or professional training programmes in between. We also have a steadily expending menu of verifiable CPD courses for all members of the dental team.

Requirements

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. International qualifications: Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)


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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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