University of Liverpool: Endodontics
|Institution||University of Liverpool|
|Department||School of Dentistry|
This programme fulfils the need for dental practitioners to have access to a higher dental degree which provides specialist clinical training in Endodontics.
The Professional Doctorate is a research qualification that contains Professional Skills Training. Students who successfully complete the DDSc programme in Endodontics will be awarded the DDSc (Endodontics) from the University of Liverpool and a MEndo from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of Edinburgh. Both Endodontics Specialist Curriculum and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh blueprints in Endodontics are embedded into the programme.
Honorary National Training Numbers leading to CCST may be available to suitable candidates with full GDC registration who satisfy the entry requirements to specialty clinical training in Endodontics as determined by the General Dental Council.
**Why School of Dentistry?**
Excellent facilities and equipment
A recent £6m investment programme's dramatically upgraded our teaching and research facilities, and created additional postgraduate places.
Here are some of the key features:-
- New sedation and oral surgery suites
- State-of-the-art training facilities
- New tutorial rooms
- Enhanced patient facilities
- New research laboratories, closely integrated with clinical areas and featuring extensive, state-of-the-art equipment
- A new Oral Health Suite with dedicated research facility within a clinical area of the hospital
- Refurbished lecture theatres, multi-skills suites, teaching rooms and Student Common Room.
- High quality school laboratories.
We accommodate many specialist dentistry interests through our partnership with the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Together we've created state-of-the-art facilities for specialist dentistry research and education, including the management of clinical trials to a high level of clinical governance.
Programmes in the School of Dentistry extend from short courses, aimed at updating the general dental practitioner, to full-time studentships leading to higher degrees, with a large variety of research based or professional training programmes in between. We also have a steadily expending menu of verifiable CPD courses for all members of the dental team.
|Level||RQF Level 8|
It is expected that applicants should be one of the following:
Please note that the School would normally expect to receive applications by the end of February for the following academic year of intended enrolment.
Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines
English language qualifications
The School’s programmes are linguistically very demanding, and it is essential that all candidates have a very high level of both spoken and written English. Qualifications accepted by the Faculty include: GCSE English; GCE O level English; AS Level English; IELTS; TOEFL; Cambridge Proficiency.
Candidates for whom English is not their first language need to provide documentary evidence of their competency in English. The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences English Language Requirement is 7.0 in IELTS (minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests) or equivalent. Please see the English Language Unit website for further information.
English Language Entry Requirements
Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.
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