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Queen Mary University of London: Oral Medicine

Institution Queen Mary University of London View institution profile
Department Institute of Dentistry
Web https://www.qmul.ac.uk/
Email dentistry@qmul.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

If you’re a dentist who has a special interest in oral medicine or want to become a clinical academic, this course is for you. The Professional Doctorate in Oral Medicine provides you with an integrated three-year training programme, so you can gain high-level research expertise alongside your clinical training.

  • Combines academic study, research and clinical training to give you a completely rounded training

  • Be taught by our distinguished international experts and have regular contact with them throughout the programme

  • Strong emphasis on close chair-side support throughout the programme

  • Study at one of the UK’s top-rated dental schools: we’re joint first for research impact (REF 2014)

This DClinDent programme will expand your knowledge and skills in oral medicine and provide an excellent preparation for your career as a specialist in this field.

You’ll take a programme of seminars, lectures and tutorials, starting with an introductory course on the fundamentals of oral medicine and its related disciplines before going on to review the clinical and scientific scope of the subject and determine its evidence base.

You’ll then enter supervised clinical practice, conducting treatment planning and clinical procedures, including a number of complex treatments.

You’ll also complete a research project, where you’ll demonstrate the application of scientific method to a problem in oral medicine. This project will then form the basis of your dissertation. Over the duration of the programme, you’ll gain advanced research skills to professional doctorate level and develop sophisticated critical appraisal skills in relation to published literature.

In addition to your studies, you’ll also have a chance to interact with external specialists, through an extensive seminar series held within the Institute of Dentistry, the Blizard Institute and Queen Mary as a whole.

The DClinDent Degree meets level 8 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ).

Structure - Three compulsory modules

  • Three compulsory research modules, including your final dissertation (up to 50,000 words)

DClinDent

Queen Mary University of London


Queen Mary  is one of the leading institutions in the world for further education. Split across five campuses in central and east London, Queen Mary has a long heritage dating back to 1785 when the first medical school in the UK was formed at the Royal London Hospital.

Students are able to select from an exceptionally broad range of subjects across three main faculties, including the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering and Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

 

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