Taught course

Dental Technology

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Institute of Dentistry
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A degree (minimum of second class honours) in dentistry or a subject relevant to dentistry, such as basic sciences or medical/bioengineering, or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience. A dental technology foundation degree a minimum of two years' post-initial qualification experience, and the ability to demonstrate advanced technical expertise in the field. Applicants may also be required to satisfy a practical trade test. A recognised qualification in dental technology through assessments, including a written examination of a standard comparable to a three-year foundation degree in dental technology, or a graduate certificate in dental technology awarded at the level of merit.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you are a dentist, dental technician or a scientist who wants to gain a better research knowledge of dental technology and dental materials, this is the training course for you.

On this course you will be taught elements of dental technology, CAD-CAM, implantology, occlusion, aesthetics and materials. Teaching is carried out by our clinical consultants, chief technicians and dental/biomaterials experts in the Institute of Dentistry. This course is designed for future leaders in the field of dental technology or dental biomaterials who will take up posts in academia, research or industry. You will gain an improved scientific base and research skills and - uniquely - are taught together with our clinical postgraduate students. You will interact with clinicians, attend implantology clinics and technical practice sessions and also attend management leadership and presentation skills courses.

This programme will:

  • Give you an improved scientific base and research skills
  • Teach you alongside our clinical postgraduate students, a unique feature of this programme
  • Allow you to interact with clinicians, attend implantology clinics and technical practice sessions and also attend management leadership and presentation skills courses.

You can choose to study this course as a MSc or a Postgraduate Diploma,

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Mike Cattell
Email
m.cattell@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7377 7000