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Rank: 28 (The Complete University Guide)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 36 months
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The DClinDent is suited to all dentists that wish to pursue specialist training in one of the restorative monospecialties and wish to prepare for the specialty membership examinations in endodontics, periodontology and prosthodontics of The Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). Candidates will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and critical awareness of the issues that determine successful outcomes, informed by the latest research in restorative dentistry, in accordance with the requirements of the UK's GDC specialist curricula. We will foster your ability to make sound judgements in complex and unpredictable situations, so you can plan and implement tasks at a professional level. You will learn how to communicate clearly and professionally to specialist and non-specialist audiencesDistinct and carefully mapped opportunities to work and interact with colleagues in the other two restorative disciplines and other hospital trainees will give doctorate students the opportunity to develop their skills in a multi-disciplinary environment. Final year students (Year 3) can choose to sit a conjoint examination where successful candidates will be awarded the degree of DClinDent and specialty membership (RCSEd) in periodontics.Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.
You must have a university-accredited degree in dental surgery that enables the practice of dentistry and a minimum of two years' post-qualification experience in any sphere of restorative dentistry, including general dental practice. You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Sheffield.
About this university
The International Office represents students from around the world to offer help and support for new arrivals in the country. They are responsible for everything from education fairs to help attract new students to proving support and advice once students are at Sheffield. They can also provide help and assistance on country specific matters such as visas and immigration as well as financial advice. The University of Sheffield Student's Union is at the centre of student life outside the classroom and is ranked as one of the top in the country. It was formed in 1906 and includes two bars, three club venues, a coffee shop, restaurant and even a student-run cinema unit. The radio station and newspaper are also run by students and there are some 350 clubs and organisations to get involved with. There are also organisations such as volunteering and to do charity work including the RAG or Raising and Giving society, which raises some Â£150,000 or more each year through various events.