UCL (University College London): Paediatric Dentistry

InstitutionUCL (University College London)
Department Eastman Dental Institute
Web http://www.ucl.ac.uk
Study type Taught


This flexible, three-year Master's programme blends online, distance learning with hands-on simulated clinical training and aims to support students' ongoing clinical work at the same time as developing their abilities.

Year one provides students with the basic knowledge required in paediatric dentistry and teaches some of the clinical techniques needed in a laboratory setting. Year two encourages more advanced and complex treatment planning and looks at other aspects of good patient care such as clinical governance. Year three consolidates the learning to date and provides the theoretical experience required for graduates to understand, critically appraise and potentially carry out research.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. Assessment is via written, practical, coursework and oral examination

The programme consists of eight compulsary core modules (120 credits), and a research project/dissertation (60 credits). There are no optional modules. All modules must be passed to progress. You enrol for the MSc, but can exit at the end of year 1 with Certificate, or year 2 with Diploma if assessments passed successfully.

The PG Diploma consists of eight compulsory core modules (120 credits); two years part-time.

The PG Certificate consists of four compulsory core modules (60 credits); one year part-time.

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Paediatric Dentistry. Upon successful completion of 120 credits, you will be awarded a PG Dip in Paediatric Dentistry. Upon successful completion of 60 credits, you will be awarded a PG Cert in Paediatric Dentistry.


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