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Advanced General Dental Practice (Distance Learning)

University of Birmingham

M.Sc. Online
24 months
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About

The Advanced General Dental Practice (Distance Learning) programme offered at University of Birmingham is specially designed for primary dental care providers who want to advance their clinical skills and knowledge, with the primary objective of enhancing the quality of their patient care.

Overview

The Advanced General Dental Practice (Distance Learning) programme from University of Birmingham is designed for primary dental care providers who want to advance their clinical skills and knowledge, with the primary objective of enhancing the quality of their patient care.

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To provide you with the opportunity to enhance your clinical knowledge, insight and expertise in areas directly relating to your practice;
  • To enhance the quality of care provided to your patients;
  • To provide a base for enjoyable personal professional development;
  • To improve your employability in a highly competitive job market;
  • To provide support for achieving other qualifications - ORE, MFDS, FFGDP, MJDF etc.

Careers

The MSc Advanced General Dental Practice programme is a Masters degree taught and accredited by the University of Birmingham, and is an excellent addition to your Curriculum Vitae (CV) when seeking new job opportunities.

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

If you are a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), please note that the MSc Advanced General Dental Practice programme in itself does not give you a licence to work in the UK. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The informed and informing clinician
  • Contemporary dental practice
  • Medical and surgical management of oral disease 
  • Operative techniques
  • Running a clinical business 
  • Audit project 
  • Combined speciality case report 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
95
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a primary degree in dental surgery or equivalent qualification.
  • Two references from professional colleagues.
  • You will need to be currently delivering clinical care for patients that will provide a range of procedures for case reports on which some assessments are based.

Tuition Fee

Please contact the school. 

Funding

  • You can apply for a government loan of up to £10,280 per student for postgraduate Masters study. This is a contribution towards the costs of study and whether the loan is used towards fees, maintenance or other costs will be at the discretion of the student. 
  • The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is offering a number of Global Scholarships for Excellence for outstanding students on our postgraduate taught programmes. The value of each award is £2,000 to be off-set against tuition fees, is tenable for one year only and cannot be deferred to a later year. 
  • International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

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

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