About this program
Clinical Dentistry (Endodontology)
This program offers you the opportunity to participate in a full-time, three-year specialist training program in Endodontology.
This program has been designed to enhance your lifelong learning skills, aid in developing evidence-based practice, develop advanced clinical skills to enable you to become a monospecialist in Endodontology, and, through acquisitions of research knowledge, skills and the production of a research project, facilitate further career development.
This is a three-year, full-time modular program. Years one and two consist of four 30-credit modules per year while the final year consists of two 30-credit modules and one dissertation module of 60 credits. Exit awards are available for students successfully completing year one (Postgraduate Certificate) or years one and two (Postgraduate Diploma).
This course is currently only available to International students.
EU students may apply for this program however the following guidelines will apply:
International Fees will apply
(Please note: The program does not come with a National Training Number and, therefore, will not permit automatic or any guarantee of entry to the Specialist list in the relevant dental monspecialty. Completion of the course does not automatically entitle entry to the GDC specialist list.)
You musthold a primary dental qualification (BDS/DDS or equivalent).
English language requirements
You must supply evidence that you meet theEnglish language requirementsat the point you submit yourapplication.
The English language requirement for this program is set by the regulatory body, the General Dental Council (GDC). In line withGDC guidelines, acceptable English language evidence includes:
- IELTS 7.0 with 6.5 in each subskill no more than 2 years prior to the start of the program, or
- Evidence of a primary dental qualification which has been taught (in its entirety) in a country on theUKVI list of exceptionsno more than 2 years prior to the start of the program, or
- Evidence of a pass in a language test for registration with a regulatory authority in a country where the first language is English 2 years prior to the start of the program, Or
- Evidence of 2 years’ experience of practising in a country where the first language is English.
If you provide evidence other than those listed above, they must meet the criteria we have set out by the GDC i.e. the evidence must be robust, recent and readily verifiable by the GDC.
For more information about admission requirements, please check the university website.
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The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2022/23 academic year. The final modules will be published by September 2022.
Core modules for year one
- Research Methods
- Foundation to Restorative Dentistry with Emphasis on Prosthodontics
- Foundation to Restorative Dentistry with Emphasis on Periodontics
- Foundation to Restorative Dentistry with Emphasis on Endodontics
Core modules for year two
- Prevention and Management of Pulp Disease
- Prevention and Management of Periradicular Disease
- Inter-Relationships with other Specialities
- Clinical Practice in Conventional Endodontics
Core modules for year three
- Dissertation (Endo)
- Management of Post-Treatment Disease
- Clinical Practice in Surgical and Advanced Endodontics
Scholarships & funding
For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.
Tuition fees for International Students: £46,400 per year.
For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.
What skills will I practise and develop?
By fully engaging in this course, you should be able to:
- Develop and use appropriate systematic search strategies that incorporate a variety of electronic databases and other information sources.
- Define appropriate outcome measures and data requirements for specific research designs.
- Demonstrate the ability to set up, enter and manipulate data sets relevant to your area of interest.
- Analyse simple quantitative datasets using appropriate statistical methods.
- Evaluate the main research methods used in Restorative Dentistry and justify their use in relevant research literature.
- Contrast the likely quality and reliability of data collected using various methods.
- Critically appraise research papers and draw appropriate conclusions.
- Integrate knowledge and understanding of research methods to plan and design research proposals.
- Synthesise evidence from a variety of sources to develop a deeper appreciation of evidence-based clinical Restorative Dentistry.
- Use health informatics and information technology as a means of communication and data collection and analysis and for self-directed learning.
- Acquire, analyse, process and communicate information in a scientific, critical and effective manner to solve problems and guide clinical decision making.
On successful completion of the course, you should have the opportunity to pursue a career as a specialist in Endodontics.
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