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UCL (University College London): Sports Dentistry: Oral Health in Sport

Institution UCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Eastman Dental Institute
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
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Summary

This three year Masters programme introduces the specialty of dealing with both elite and amateur athletes and the specific challenges they present with respect to oral health.

This programme is designed to prepare general dental practitioners and other dental care professionals to be able to: i) treat injured athletes on field of play or on surgery environments.ii) advise athletes and coaches on the importance of good oral health and its impact on performance. iii) advise athletes, coaches and parents about preventing surface loss and iv) work with fellow professionals at major sporting events.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits

The programme consists of 7 compulsory modules (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits).

Students will undertake 4 compulsory modules in the first year totalling 60 credits. 3 compulsory modules in the second year totalling 60 credits and in the third year a compulsory dissertation of 60 credits.

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Sports Dentistry: Oral Health in Sport.

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