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Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Advanced Dental Clinical Practice) - MSc

University of Kent
18 months
Part time
Master's degree
January 2020
7,616 GBP
University of Kent

Program description

Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Advanced Dental Clinical Practice) - MSc

The program is delivered by Kent's Centre for Professional Practice (CPP), based at the Medway campus. It is a joint collaboration between the Centre and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) (FGDP (UK)).

Candidates who have successfully completed an FGDP post-registration Diploma or other appropriate programs may apply for direct access entry with advanced standing of 90 credits to the next available MSc in Advanced and Specialist Healthcare cohort.

The program aims to: 

  • provide supervision for advanced practitioner-centred research that builds a culture of evaluation and enquiry into the practice environment
  • equip experienced practitioners for their role in challenging, questioning and realigning strategies for specialist practice
  • develop confident senior practitioners who are able to participate in the development of practice, and work effectively with organizational interests and evidence-based processes within complex multidisciplinary teams.

Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

Students applying for a postgraduate degree must normally have a British first or second class honours degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, or the equivalent from an internationally recognised institution. However, all applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications. Please note that each program of study will have specific entry requirements too. Look up your program using our course finder and check under the 'Entry requirements' tab.

For information on entry requirements for your country, see our International Student website.

English Language Requirements

The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level. See our English language requirements page on our website for full details.

For specific entry requirements for your country and other relevant information, see the International Student website.

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Program content

Students enter via an approved articulation arrangement route having gained 90 credits from the approved Accreditation of Prior Experiential and Certificated Learning (APECL) from the successful completion of a FGDP post-registration or other appropriate programs.

To achieve the MSc in Advanced Specialist Healthcare (Advanced Dental Clinical Practice), in addition to demonstrating successful completion of the FGDP post-registration program or other appropriate qualifications, students must successfully undertake two core modules totalling 90 Master's-level credits.

Students, who successfully complete the whole articulated pathway, are eligible for the award of the MSc in Advanced Specialist Healthcare (Advanced Clinical Dental Practice).

Tuition fees

The part-time tuition price for UK/EU students is 5077 GBP per annum

The part-time tuition price for Overseas students is 5077 GBP per annum

Scholarships & funding

The University of Kent has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world and is pleased to offer a number of Scholarships for Undergraduate and Taught Masters students. The Scholarships are worth £8,000 towards the cost of tuition fees and are offered to nationals of any country paying overseas fees.

Further details on how to apply and a full list of scholarships available can be found on the University of Kent's Scholarships and Funding web pages.

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University of Kent

University of Kent

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University of Kent

University of Kent
Giles Ln
CT2 7NZ Canterbury
United Kingdom

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