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Restorative Dentistry (Taught)

Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
English
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Program description

Our course will enable you to develop advanced skills and knowledge in restorative dentistry. Building on basic principles, the course provides consultant-led clinical and laboratory practice. You will undertake restorative cases requiring both routine and complex treatments. This involves treatment planning, clinical procedures and technical work.

The course has a substantial clinical component with clinically related sessions accounting for 60%. Specialists and consultants provide clinical teaching and supervision, supported by a comprehensive seminar programme. You can find profiles of our staff on the School of Dental Sciences website.

We provide an evidence base for restorative dentistry and opportunities for applied research. The research element of the course contributes to 40% of the final mark. You will undertake a research project that contributes to the Centre of Oral Health Research (COHR) research profile. You will also have the opportunity to work with internationally renowned researchers in the COHR.

Our graduates have progressed to careers in:
•enhanced dental practice
•specialist practice
•restorative consultancy (in the UK and abroad)
•senior academic posts.

The course is highly reviewed by our external examiners and by former students. Our students always emphasise the importance of engaging with like-minded and enthusiastic colleagues.

Delivery:

This is a full time taught course. Part time study is only available for those enrolled on a Northern Deanery training programme (eg Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry).

We deliver teaching through:
•seminars
•laboratory courses
•clinical teaching
•research sessions.

All teaching takes place during the day at our Newcastle campus. We make full use of our partnership with the NHS, involving:
•consultants
•technicians
•nursing staff.

Facilities:

The School of Dental Sciences is modern, occupying a spacious, purpose-built facility. We enjoy well-equipped, light and airy clinics. You will have access to our dental e-learning portfolio (identity). We will also loan you a tablet device to facilitate and encourage engagement with the evidence base during treatment clinics.

We have a range of research laboratories and a clinical research facility. This enables us to offer clinical training/research opportunities of the highest international standard.

Find out more about the School facilities or take a virtual tour on our website.

How to Apply:
There is no formal interview for entry to this course, but we may request contact via Skype to talk about your application. We encourage you to visit the School of Dental Sciences to discuss your studies. Alongside your application please submit a personal statement including:
•details of clinical, academic and research experience you have gained since qualifying
•the reasons why you want to study restorative dentistry
•the reasons why you want to study at Newcastle University.

Start dates:

The course starts in September.

Applications for September 2018 entry are now open. The closing date for entry is May 2018, however, we recommend you apply as early as possible as places are limited.

Deposit:

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:
•pay a deposit of £3,500
•or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

About this institute

Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a world-class research and teaching university, ranked in the top 200 of the world’s best universities. We are proud to have been awarded Gold status by the UK government in the Teaching Excellence Framework in recognition of our provision of consistently outstanding teaching,...


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