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3534p - Dental Education PGCert

Dental Education PGCert

Enhance your educational practice, skills and knowledge in dental education.

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Overview

Develop a scholarly approach to dental education and gain the expertise necessary for effective clinical education in your educational role.

The PG Certificate in Dental Education provides dental professionals with a flexible and practice-based opportunity to enhance educational practice, skills and knowledge. This course is designed for dental professionals aspiring to Foundation Dental Supervisors and Therapist Educational Supervisors. Current Educational Supervisors may also want to build on their skills and qualifications.

As a student, you'll benefit from 125 years of dental education in Newcastle. We are one of the largest and best-equipped dental schools in the UK.

You'l learn alongside a range of clinical staff through a blend of:

  • online learning
  • on-campus study days
  • post-study day support

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Qualifications explained

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What you'll learn

The programme provides opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate:

  • knowledge and understanding
  • qualities
  • skills
  • other attributes

You'll learn to:

  • use theories and principles underpinning clinical education to inform your own educational practice and the practice of others
  • relate educational issues in clinical practice to a wider educational context
  • critically appraise theory, ‘evidence’ and empirical data as well as your own practice
  • take a strategic approach to your own identified educational needs and plan appropriately to address these needs
  • design and deliver educational interventions

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

 

Your future

This course will support you to progress as a Foundation Dental Supervisor or Therapist Educational Supervisor.

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

The School of Dental Sciences at Newcastle is one of the most modern and best equipped in the country. We have a spacious, purpose-built facility in the same building as the Dental Hospital. We're also next to the Medical School and Royal Victoria Infirmary teaching hospital. We are one of the largest integrated teaching and hospital complexes in the country.

Read more about the School of Dental Sciences at Newcastle University

Our facilities include:

  • a cone beam CT scanner and implant planning software, used extensively for patients treated on our implant programmes
  • in-house production laboratories providing excellent learning opportunities around clinician-technician communication
  • excellent library and computing facilities on-site.
  • research laboratories in Oral Biology, Anthropology and Dental Materials Science
  • a dedicated clinical research facility offering clinical training and research opportunities of the highest international standard

Find out about our dental laboratory facilities and Dental Clinical Research Facility on the Centre for Oral Health Research website

 

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

Find out more about:

  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply


Using the application portal

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You can choose to start your application, save your details and come back to complete it later.

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Open days and events

You'll have a number of opportunities to meet us throughout the year including:

  • campus tours
  • on-campus open days
  • virtual open days
  • webinars

Find out about how you can visit Newcastle in person and virtually

Overseas events

We regularly travel overseas to meet with students interested in studying at Newcastle University.

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Assistant
School of Dental Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7631
Email: dentpgt-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk

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