Paediatric Dentistry

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:36 months
Local:$ 19.2k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 53.4k / Academic year(s)  
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School of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Dental professionals from all over the world come to Sheffield for masters courses that enhance their careers. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise places us fourth in the UK for research.

About the course
2 years full time

This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise paediatric dentistry. You'll develop an evidence-based and critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry.

A focus on research skills will give you the confidence to complete future clinical or laboratory-based research programmes.

Your career
Dental professionals choose Sheffield because of our reputation for excellence. We offer a range of clinical and non-clinical courses, designed to help you develop your career in the way that you want. Many of our graduates go on to specialist dental practice, hospital practice or academic posts.

Core modules
* Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
* Principles of Clinical Management
* Current Concepts in Dentistry
* Dental Public Health: foundations and theory
* Principles of Clinical Paediatric Dentistry I and II
* Paediatric Dentistry Case Studies
* Paediatric Dentistry Dissertation
* Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice

Speciality subjects:

* Clinical Management
* Behaviour Management
* Development Disorders
* Epidemiology
* Research Methodology

Teaching
* Clinical sessions
* Tutorials
* Demonstrations
* You'll be allocated a number of patients for practical clinical experience
* Parts of the course are taught with other disciplines

Assessment
* Continuous assessment
* Final examination with clinical and academic components
* Dissertation based on a research project
* Presentation of selected patients

Entry RequirementsBasic dental qualification. MFDS or FDS essential for UK students - desirable for EU or overseas students. Applicants must have two years' general dental experience.You can improve your English all the time you are here, by taking advantage of free language tuition and language labs. However you will need to have a good grasp of the language before we can offer you a place. A GCSE grade C, IELTS 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 550 or more is usually acceptable. The British Council has IELTS preparation courses for candidates wishing to familiarise themselves with the examination format. Students with other forms of English language qualification will also be considered. English Language Requirements CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 60 (Grade C)
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