Taught course

Paediatric Dentistry DClinDent

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

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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

Assess, diagnose and treat severe dental diseases in children, from dental anomalies to dental traumas in this intensive yet rewarding Doctorate programme. This Paediatric Dentistry DClinDent provides integrated, hands-on training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future.

  • Undertake extensive clinical training with children and adolescents in medical paediatric clinics
  • Carry out state-of-the-art biomedical research in our world-class teaching facilities
  • Includes training for Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons
  • This course is recognised by the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry and can lead to full active membership
  • Study at one of the UK’s top-rated dental schools: we’re joint first for research impact (REF 2014)

This DClinDent degree integrates academic activities with clinical practice and doctoral level research. Covering all the topics in the GDC (UK) Specialist Curriculum, it aims to familiarise you with up-to-date, novel and evidence-based clinical practices in paediatric dentistry.

You’ll apply your learning in hands-on clinical training with children and adolescents and undertake a research project with supervision from our expert clinicians and academics. You’ll hone in on key techniques and practises, and apply learned knowledge to treat a variety of behavioural and medical problems, from dental anomalies to dental traumas.

You’ll have the benefit of working in a multidisciplinary clinic that works in an area of high population, meaning you’ll have the chance to deal with a range of cases, including instances of severe disease and hypodontia. You will have orthodontic and restorative input in such cases.

You will receive professional doctorate-level research training, completing reports, evaluations and your final dissertation.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to interact with external specialists, through an extensive seminar series held within the Institute of Dentistry and the Blizard Institute.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DClinDent
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Institute of Dentistry
Email
pgtdentistry-recruitment@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
020 7882 8930