Restorative Dentistry, M.Sc./PGDip./PGCert.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #79 (QS) Online
The Restorative Dentistry programme taught at the University of Birmingham has been designed and developed by a large team of experts, with an awareness of the needs of contemporary dentists.

About

The Restorative Dentistry programme taught at the University of Birmingham will deliver progressive study through Certificate, Diploma and MSc levels providing you with detailed understanding and clinical skills for successful, predictable and enjoyable advanced restorative dentistry.

Teaching during the two-year course is delivered online and in two face-to-face residential courses in a highly accessible format designed by the School of Dentistry’s award-winning e-learning team. This two-year distance learning MSc programme will provide advanced training in the subjects most commonly carried out in clinical practice:

  • Direct restorations
  • Periodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Fixed and removable prosthodontics

While the primary aim of this course is to enhance the quality and predictability of patient care, study for the MSc is expected to significantly increase dentist’s professional satisfaction and confidence when carrying out a wide range of restorative procedures.

The high level of practical content will take you through a unique programme of structured simulation and clinical exercises carried out both in practice and on the residential courses.

Careers

The MSc in Restorative Dentistry is a Masters degree taught and accredited by the University of Birmingham, and is an excellent addition to your Curriculum Vitae when seeking new job opportunities.

It proves that you have an advanced level of knowledge and skill in your chosen profession and that you have a commitment to improving the quality of your patient care, these are all important qualities to potential employers. 

We recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Restorative Dentistry
  • Foundations of Restorative Dentistry 
  • Fundamentals of Restorative Dentistry 
  • Intermediate Restorative Procedures 
  • Advanced Restorative Procedures
  • Complex Restorative Procedures 
  • Clinical Portfolio 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    95

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    185

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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  • Minimum required score:

    67

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Academic Requirements

  • The course is designed for dentists at all stages of their careers, anywhere in the world.
  • For the duration of course you must be employed in suitable clinical setting that will provide patients requiring a range of restorative treatments, on which case report exercises are based.

You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:

  • by holding an English language qualification to the right level;
    • by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students.

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    This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      9720 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 19440 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      9720 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 19440 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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    • *fees available only for master level.

    Funding

    The new Postgraduate Loan (PGL) for Masters degrees in the UK is available for students normally residing in England.

    The main details of the new Postgraduate Loan are:

    • A loan of up to £10,609 will be made available to students applying to taught and research Masters courses. 
    • The loan will be available to students across all discipline subject areas for full-time, part-time and distance learning Masters programmes, so long as you do not have existing qualifications at Masters-level or above (which includes undergraduate integrated Masters qualifications, such as MSci or MEng etc).
    • The loan will be paid directly to you, into a UK bank account.

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