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MClinDent

Orthodontics

School of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dental professionals from all over the world come to Sheffield for postgraduate courses that enhance their careers.
Clinical Dentistry postgraduate

Course description

This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise orthodontics. You’ll develop an evidence-based, critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry. A focus on research skills will give you the confidence to complete future clinical or laboratory-based research programmes.

The programme includes all the features of the first two years of the Curriculum and Specialist Training Programme in Orthodontics approved by the UK General Dental Council.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Principles of Clinical Orthodontics I
  • Principles of Clinical Orthodontics II
  • Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
  • Principles of Clinical Management
  • Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal
  • Orthodontic Case Studies
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

  • Clinical Orthodontic Practice Programmes I, II, and III
  • Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis Principles
  • Research Project Literature Review
  • Orthodontic Thesis

Teaching

Lectures, tutorials, seminars, online learning, demonstrations, clinical sessions, laboratory and typodont exercises. Working with a number of patients, you’ll get extensive practical clinical experience in the use of fixed, removable and functional appliances.

Assessment

Continuous assessment, final examination with clinical and academic components, dissertation based on research project, presentation of selected patient records.

Duration

2 years full-time

Entry requirements

You need a primary university dental degree from a recognised institution, and a minimum of two years’ post-qualification clinical experience. You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

dentalpgtadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 215 9318 or +44 114 215 9319

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.