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5008F - Restorative Dentistry MClinDent

Restorative Dentistry MClinDent

Start in: September 2021

Develop your skills and knowledge further in restorative dentistry. Building on basic principles, our course provides consultant-led clinical and laboratory practice.

Overview

Our MClinDent course has a large clinical component with clinically related sessions accounting for 60%. Specialists and consultants provide clinical teaching and supervision. This is supported by a comprehensive seminar programme.

You'll undertake restorative cases requiring both routine and complex treatments. This involves:

  • treatment planning
  • clinical procedures
  • technical work

We provide an evidence base for restorative dentistry and opportunities for applied research. The research element of the course contributes to 40% of the final mark. You'll undertake a research project that contributes to the Centre of Oral Health Research (COHR) research profile. You'll also have the opportunity to work with internationally renowned researchers in the COHR.

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What you'll learn

The curriculum includes the following elements which run concurrently:

  • fixed prosthodontics and conservation (including laboratory techniques)
  • removable prosthodontics
  • endodontology
  • periodontology
  • dental materials science
  • interrelated subjects
  • research dissertation (including a statistics course)

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 development

Clinical experience

Clinical experience involves:

  • clinical skills training (operative, prosthodontics, occlusion, implant dentistry, management of temporomandibular disorders)
  • supervised patient treatment sessions
  • diagnostic clinics
  • laboratory work (including a laboratory course)
  • observation of consultant led clinics

Students start patient treatment in the second term. This includes three treatment sessions per week and up to two diagnostic clinics.

There is continued exposure to diagnostic clinics and observation of consultants providing treatment. Clinical-related activity accounts for approximately 60% of scheduled time.

Your future

Graduate destinations

Our graduates have progressed to careers in:

  • enhanced dental practice
  • specialist practice
  • restorative consultancy positions (in the UK and abroad)
  • senior academic posts.

The course is highly regarded by our external examiners and by former students. Our students value and see the importance of engaging with like-minded and enthusiastic colleagues.

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 is modern, occupying a spacious, purpose-built facility. We enjoy well-equipped, light and airy clinics. You'll have access to our dental e-learning portfolio (identity).

We have a range of research laboratories and a clinical research facility. This enables us to offer clinical training/research opportunities of the highest international standard.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 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.

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  • 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 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


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Open days

The situation with Covid-19 means that we're unable to hold open days on campus. However, you don’t have to visit in person to experience Newcastle.

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  • explore our beautiful campus
  • find out about our vibrant city
  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

You'll also have the opportunity to speak to academic staff and find out more about the courses you're interested in.

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

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

Learning and Teaching Administrator
School of Dental Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8140
Email: dentpgt-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk

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