2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
MSc Oral Surgery
|Programme code:||MSC-D/OS-FT||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Alasdair McKechnie||Contact address:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
Total credits: 180
Direct Entry to MSc Oral Surgery
Two years' full time (or equivalent) post-graduation clinical experience in hospital dentistry or General Dental Practice or has successfully completed the PGCert in Oral Surgery from University of Leeds.
IELTS: 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any component
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of 87 (with no less than 20 in listening, 20 in reading, 22 in speaking and 21 in writing)
TOEFL Internet-based Test: 100 overall with no less than 24 in Listening, 21 in Reading, 22 in Writing and 26 in Speaking.
Academic Reference from a registered dental practitioner.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
School of Dentistry, School Exam Board
Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:
There are no QAA subject benchmarks for Masters level taught dental programmes. Benchmarking was undertaken against the appropriate level General Dental Council objectives for dental subject specific postgraduate training programmes and against the available guidelines for treatment undertaken by Level 2 - dentists with enhanced skills - practitioners.
The programme will:
Use a combination of teaching methods to encourage students to adopt an inquisitive attitude to clinical dogma and guidance. Students will be encouraged to appreciate the limitations of published guidelines and adopt a pragmatic, patient centred approach to treatment planning.
Be unique in furnishing students with a combination of highly relevant clinical skills and transferable intellectual skills related to evidence appraisal, service improvement and management.
Be the only UK programme to offer highly clinically applicable case-based learning through use of clinical scenarios and patient simulators.
Provide scientific, technical and communication skills appropriate for delivery of advanced oral surgery in general dental practice, consistent with the requirements for provision of Tier 2 treatments.
Encourage students to seek and use personal reflection, peer and patient feedback in order to guide professional development.
Year1 - View timetable
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|DSUR5022M||Research Methods Ethics and Statistics||30 credits||1 Sep to 31 Aug (12mth)|
|DSUR5065M||Research Project||40 credits||1 Sep to 31 Aug (24mth)|
|DSUR5138M||Translation in Oral Systemic Diseases||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|DSUR5300M||Foundations of Oral Surgery||40 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)|
|DSUR5303M||Service Improvement in Clinical Practice||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)|
|DSUR5306M||Advanced Oral Surgery||20 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)|
|DSUR5312M||Introduction to Clinical Teaching and Supervision||10 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)|
|DSUR5362M||Clinical Audit||10 credits||Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)|
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