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MClinDent

Paediatric Dentistry

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 two-year course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise paediatric dentistry. You will develop an evidence-based and 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.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
  • Principles of Clinical Management
  • Dental Public Health: Foundation and Theory
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Selecting Materials for Clinical Applications
  • Principles of Clinical Paediatric Dentistry I and II
  • Clinical Paediatric Dentistry Practice Programme

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Demonstrations
  • Clinical skills laboratory sessions
  • Case-based discussion
  • Extensive practical clinical experience

Parts of the course are taught with other disciplines. This creates a rich and lively environment for your learning.

Assessment

  • Continuous assessment
  • Examinations with clinical and academic components
  • Dissertation based on a research project
  • Presentation of selected patients

Duration

2 years full-time

Entry requirements

You need a basic dental qualification, and a minimum of two years’ post-qualification clinical experience. MFDS or FDS is essential for UK students, and desirable if you are based elsewhere.

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.