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Clinical Dentistry (Endodontology)

Cardiff University

Master
36 months
Duration
46200 GBP/year
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About

This Clinical Dentistry (Endodontology) programme from Cardiff University is designed to aid in developing evidence based practice and develop advanced clinical skills to enable you to become a mono-specialist in Endodontology or fixed and removable Prosthodontics.

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Overview

The Clinical Dentistry (Endodontology) programme from Cardiff University is a full-time three-year specialist training programme. It has been designed to enhance student life-long learning skills, aid in developing evidence-based practice, develop advanced clinical skills to enable you to become a mono-specialist in Endodontology, and facilitate further career development.

You will study 10 taught modules as well as a dissertation module based on your own research project.

By fully engaging in this course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an unbiased, systematic and critical appraisal of contemporary knowledge, and an awareness of current problems and/or new insights, many of which are informed by the latest advances in Restorative Dentistry.
  • Be capable of critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas in Restorative Dentistry often in the absence of complete data, be able to communicate ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to other specialist colleagues and non-specialist audiences, and engage in critical dialogue about clinical management in Restorative Dentistry.
  • Read, understand and critically appraise relevant scientific and clinical literature.
  • Formulate a hypothesis, plan and implement an appropriate project to test the hypothesis report the findings of the project in the appropriate format.
  • Evaluate psychological aspects relevant to restorative dentistry.
  • Execute simple and complex treatment procedures.
  • Collaborate in multidisciplinary teams and treatment of compromised patients, such as cleft lip and palate and tooth anomalies, such as hypodontia.
  • Understand the relevance of underlying social, dental and medical factors that may influence the uptake compliance and outcome of treatment.
  • Be familiar with all aspects of clinical governance (clinical, corporate, research) and conduct of professional care.

Distinctive features

The course will prepare you to take the Membership in Restorative Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – MRDRCS(Ed) – at the end of the programme.

Career

On successful completion of the course, you should have the opportunity to pursue a career as a specialist in Endodontics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Foundation to Restorative Dentistry with Emphasis on Prosthodontics
  • Foundation to Restorative Dentistry with Emphasis on Periodontics
  • Prevention and Management of Pulp Disease
  • Prevention and Management of Periradicular Disease
  • Inter-Relationships with other Specialities
  • Clinical Practice in Conventional Endodontics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended you apply 9–12 months in advance of the course starting.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates must satisfy the requirements of Cardiff University General Entrance Requirement and, in addition:

  • Hold a primary dental qualification (BDS/DDS or equivalent).
  • Have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post qualification.
  • Meet Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust requirements to hold an Honorary Clinical Contract: Occupational Health clearance including Exposure Prone Procedures (EPP) and Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) clearance (Enhanced).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

This course does not currently accept students from the UK/EU.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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