Taught course

Oral Medicine

Institution
University of Bristol · Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent. Applicants should provide evidence of recent clinical activity within dentistry.

The UHBristol NHS Trust and North Bristol Trust require that all those who are granted access to patients must have evidence of immunisation against infectious diseases and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance prior to commencing the clinical sessions within the Trust premises. Students on this programme will require a honorary contract with the Trust.

International applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory police check/certificate of good conduct from their home country (with a certified translation into English if necessary). This requirement will be included in the conditions of any offer that is made, and will need to be satisfied before the applicant's place on the programme can be confirmed.

Basic computer skills and access to a PC with internet connection are required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This is a one-year, full-time degree programme aimed at qualified dental clinicians looking to develop competency predominately in clinical oral medicine. It focuses on the recognition, investigation, diagnosis and management of patients presenting with common oral and maxillofacial diseases and will provide a sound grounding in the fundamental principles of UK specialist practice. It also considers and incorporates the basic principles of research that are relevant to clinical and modern translational practice.

Contemporary educational methods will be used to determine and monitor knowledge base, as well as using workplace-based assessments for clinical competency. Students will be supervised by clinical, laboratory and academic staff within an established and integrated specialist clinical training and educational environment. There will be continuous verbal feedback and support to help develop skills for individual reflection and self-assessment. Students will undertake one of the following: a relevant laboratory-based research project, a clinical service review or a literature or data analysis project, leading to the submission of a dissertation.

Information for international students

Please visit, http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/ for further information.

Fees and funding

UK students
£37,900
International students
£37,900

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Email
fohs-pgadmissions@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 3311676