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2018/19 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

PGDip Advanced Dental Practice (flexible pathway)

Programme code:PGD-D/AGDPUCAS code:
Duration:24 Months Method of Attendance: Part Time
Programme manager:Prof. Michael Manogue / Mr Ahmed Moustafa Contact address:c.l.tate@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 240

Entry requirements:

Primary Clinical Dental qualification that is acceptable to the University of Leeds: BDS, BChD or equivalent
Three years’ full time (or equivalent) post-graduation clinical experience in General Dental Practice.
English language requirements for candidates for whom English is not their first language:
 IELTS 7.0 overall with not less than 6.5 in every skill.
 TOEFL 600 (paper based) and 250 (computer based).
Letter of recommendation from two registered, senior, dentally-qualified clinicians who are able to verify the details of the application
Applicants will provide evidence of a satisfactory, recent CQC evaluation of the dental practice where they are principally based, will confirm that the case mix is balanced and that it will demonstrate sufficient flexibility of presentation.
The University of Leeds will undertake a telephone interview (criteria will be published) to validate this statement.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Dentistry

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Assessments & Standards Board
School of Dentistry

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

There are no QAA Subject Benchmarks for Masters level taught clinical dental programmes. Benchmarking was undertaken against the appropriate level General Dental Council objectives for dental subject specific postgraduate training programmes.

Further benchmarking was undertaken against the available commissioning guidelines of treatment undertaken by level 2 (dentists with enhanced skills) practitioners.

Programme specification:

• Be the only programme in the UK to offer education in Advanced Clinical Dental Practice with a high proportion of clinical hands on experience.
• Allow home practitioners to utilise their own clinical practice resources as part of their education, making it more personalised and applicable to their practising needs.
• Develop advanced, leading edge knowledge and skills in Advanced Dental Practice.
• The programme will provide eligibility to sit the Membership of the Advanced General Dental Surgery examination of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
• Provide a clinically focussed, cased based learning platform.
• Utilise haptic technology, which includes the use of the largest clinical rehearsal suite in Europe.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Dental Practice (Flexible Pathway)

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
DSUR5161M; DSUR5171M; DSUR5172M; DSUR5173M

DSUR5161MClinical Practice 1 Refreshing and Refining Skills60 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5161MClinical Practice 1 Refreshing and Refining Skills60 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5171MCore Principles of Advanced General Dental Practice20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5171MCore Principles of Advanced General Dental Practice20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5172MPatient Challenges from Infancy to Old Age20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5172MPatient Challenges from Infancy to Old Age20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5173MManaging Dental Aesthetics and the Worn Dentition20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5173MManaging Dental Aesthetics and the Worn Dentition20 creditsSemester 2


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Dental Practice (Flexible Pathway)

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
DSUR5261M; DSUR5174M; DSUR5176M; DSUR5262M

DSUR5061MIntroduction to Research Methodology and Ethics10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5061MIntroduction to Research Methodology and Ethics10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5104MStatistical Methods10 creditsSemester 1
DSUR5104MStatistical Methods10 creditsSemester 1
DSUR5174MOral Medicine and Oral Surgery20 creditsSemester 1
DSUR5174MOral Medicine and Oral Surgery20 creditsSemester 1
DSUR5175MEndodontics and Dental Traumatology20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5175MEndodontics and Dental Traumatology20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5176MAdvanced Periodontology and Restorative Dentistry20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5176MAdvanced Periodontology and Restorative Dentistry20 creditsSemester 2
DSUR5261MClinical Practice 2: Developing and Expanding Skills40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
DSUR5261MClinical Practice 2: Developing and Expanding Skills40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Last updated: 06/11/2018

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