Taught course

Orthodontics

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MClinDent

Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree, or an equivalent primary dental qualification, plus a minimum of two years’ postgraduate experience is required. Supporting documentation must be uploaded together with your application. You should have all this documentation ready before you start the process. If you do not upload these documents, this will delay the application process.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Specialist Advisory Committee in Orthodontics has approved this degree as part of the training programme in orthodontics. It provides you with a deeper understanding of, and further technical and diagnostic skills in, orthodontics.

It involves a large clinical component as well as your own research project.

You will learn to:

  • diagnose anomalies of the dentition
  • detect development deviations
  • formulate a treatment plan and predict its course
  • evaluate the need for orthodontic treatment
  • carry out treatment using fixed, functional and removable appliances
  • treat adults, orthognathic, surgical cases and cleft-palate patients

In addition to developing your scientific approach, the programme will teach you the psychological aspects of treatment.

Information for international students

http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

MClinDent

full time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Professional practice25

Course contact details

Name
Niall McGuinness (Programme Director)
Email
epdi@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 536 3979