Taught course

Paediatric Dentistry

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

Entry requirements

You should have a primary qualification in Dentistry - BDS or equivalent, plus two years full-time (or equivalent) post qualification clinical practice of dentistry, including 6 months full-time experience in paediatric dentistry.

International applicants

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

Find out more about our English language entry requirements.

Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential and non-native English speakers are required to have a minimum overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a writing score of 6.5.

Please note that in order for your application to be considered you must have obtained a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 at the point of submission of your application.

Other international qualifications may be acceptable, please contact the Admissions Office for clarification.

If you do not meet the language requirements it might be possible for you to undertake a pre-sessional programme that will prepare you for the masters programme. Queen Mary's Summer Pre-Sessional programmes.

Applications are processed upon receipt. The application deadline is 31st January in the year of entry. However, we reserve the right to receive further applications after the deadline and make decisions on those applications subject to places being available.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you are a dental graduate who wishes to pursue a career in paediatric dentistry, this programme is for you. The Professional Doctorate Programme in Paediatric Dentistry provides an integrated three years training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future.

The DClinDent Degree integrates academic activities with clinical practice and research up to level 8 of FHEQ and covers all the topics in the GDC (UK) Specialist Curriculum. The degree is full-time and will provide a sound basis for developing an academic career and for preparing for a career as a specialist in the discipline of Paediatric Dentistry. Completion of this programme can lead to Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons, and full active membership of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry.

This programme will:

  • Familiarise you with up-to-date, novel and evidence based clinical practices in paediatric dentistry
  • Give you hands-on training with children and adolescents
  • Allow you to participate in medical paediatric clinics
  • Provide research training to professional doctorate level.

The application deadline is 31st January 2017. Once we have received applications by the deadline the first selection process will begin. We reserve the right to receive further application after the deadline and make decisions on those applications in July/August subject to places being available.

Information for international students

Please see here for more information.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/149160.html
International students
http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/149160.html

Please see here for more information.

Qualification and course duration

DClinDent

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Institute of Dentistry
Email
a.m.keegan@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
020 7882 8930