Prosthodontics, University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield the United Kingdom

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The award
DClinDent

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 37900 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 48900 per year

All study options

About Prosthodontics at University of Sheffield

The DClinDent is suited to all dentists who wish to pursue specialist training in one of the restorative mono-specialities and wish to prepare for the speciality membership examinations in endodontics, periodontology and prosthodontics of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

This is a three-year full-time clinical taught postgraduate course delivered by specialists.  All three monospecialites run simultaneously with a common first year for all students across the three disciplines.  This enables a strong multi-disciplinary grounding across all aspects of restorative dentistry.  The second and third years are specialty-specific (Prosthodontics) and you will study and develop your knowledge and skills in close collaboration and interaction with students in the other two specialities. This model fosters a broad learning experience, beyond that of your chosen speciality. A 1:4 clinical tutor-student ratio supports excellent clinical teaching, feedback/reflection and mentoring.

You'll have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and critical awareness of the issues that determine successful outcomes, informed by the latest research in restorative dentistry, in accordance with the requirements of the UK's GDC specialist curricula. We'll foster your ability to make sound judgements in complex and unpredictable situations, so you can plan and implement tasks at a professional level. You'll learn how to communicate clearly and professionally to specialist and non-specialist audiences

Distinct and carefully mapped opportunities to work and interact with colleagues in the other two restorative disciplines and other hospital trainees will give doctorate students the opportunity to develop their skills in a multidisciplinary environment.

The first year of the course gives you a solid grounding in endodontic, periodontal and prosthodontic treatments. You'll develop your clinical skills in our first-rate facilities and attend treatment planning clinics with course tutors. You'll also carry out the literature review component of the research project.

In the second and third years, you'll treat patients and focus on your specialism of prosthodontics. You'll carry out the experimental component of the research project and complete a thesis of publication standard.

The University of Sheffield has a memorandum of agreement with RCSEd on conjoint examinations in prosthodontics. This memorandum recognises this three-year programme as providing sufficient equivalence that the RCSEd will permit registered candidates to sit the Membership Examination in Prosthodontics. If successful, you'll be granted the RCSEd Membership in Prosthodontics (the 'MPros RCSEd') and the DClinDent (Prosthodontics) from the University of Sheffield.  

    Study options for this course

    • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
    • The awardDClinDentHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
      Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 37900 per yearInternational course feesGBP 48900 per year

    Notes about fees for this course

    Fees for 2023 entry are not yet available. Please use these 2022 fees as a guide

    Entry requirements

    A university-accredited degree in dental surgery that enables the practice of dentistry and a minimum of two years post-qualification experience in any sphere of restorative dentistry, including a general dental practice.

    You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses.

    We also consider a wide range of international qualifications:

    Entry requirements for international students

    Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

    Applicants must include the following in their application:

    See our supporting documents webpage for more information on the documents we require.\n\nWe do not issue conditional offers for this programme, so only applications submitted by the deadline with all the necessary supporting documentation will be considered.

    Applications open: 15 September 2022

    Applications close: 15 December 2022

    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an online interview. These will take place in late January/early February 2023.

    You should expect to receive a decision by mid-February 2023.

    Offer holders must accept their offer and pay a fee deposit within four weeks of receiving their offer letter. Otherwise, the offer will be withdrawn.

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