PGCert, PGDip or MSc in Clinical Implantology A UK Award.
PGCert, PGDip or MSc in Clinical Implantology A UK Award.

Awarded by University of Central Lancashire. 1 or 2 years, part time

You choose which qualification you want to achieve;
PGCert, PGDip or MSc in Clinical Implantology. 
Step 1 – Apply for the 1-year PGCert in Clinical Implantology.
Step 2 – Decide whether to exit with a PGCert OR continue to the PGDip or MSc in Year 2

Applications are invited for 2024 intake now. Places are limited so please enrol early.

Our postgraduate Dental Implantology course provides the busy General Dental Practitioner with a part-time educational route to acquire the skills and knowledge required of a Dentist with Special Interest (DwiSI). Students can study for an MSc over two years.

Dental Implantology aims to develop a critical understanding and the ability to evaluate the clinical theory, practice and associated research applied to the practice of dental implantology as a mode of referred treatment.

Our postgraduate course will provide you with the opportunities to apply the clinical theory, practice and associated research in the provision of dental implantology within the primary care setting. This course focuses on contemporary practice, teaching evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient and practitioner.

“As a partner of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), their Access and Participation Plan can be viewed here

● A UK – awarded MSc in Clinical Implantology, by the University of
Central Lancashire, England. (UCLan)

● Lectures are recorded and delivered by UK Faculty remotely on MS
Teams

● Live webinars for knowledge embedding are delivered by UK
Faculty on MS Teams

Clinical sessions are delivered at UCLan- approved Training
Centres located in Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune

● An optional week-long residency in the UK, including 2 days of lectures and discussions followed by 2 days of clinical observation

 

 

This course is made up of contact days which run in India and online learning.

Clinical supervision days take place at our Regional Training Centres located in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi.

Recorded lectures, live webinars and the Academic Course modules (DX4017) are completed remotely at home.

Course Programme.

PGCert = Maximum 80 credits

PGDip = 140 credits

MSc = Maximum 180 credits

Year 1 Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Implantology

Module DX4016 Clinical Implantology

MSc Course Induction. Two face-to-face contact days with hands-on workshops and recorded training. (India) 

Sat. 7th Sept.: Treatment planning and case selection. Face-to-face contact day with hands-on workshops. (India) 9am – 5pm

Sat. 5th Oct.: Basic sciences for Implant dentistry. Pre-recorded lectures; live webinar discussions. 

Sat. 2nd Nov.: Implant Design. Pre-recorded lectures; live webinar discussions. 

Sat 23rd Nov.: Occlusion. Pre-recorded lectures; live webinar discussions. 

Sat. 14th Dec.: Bone defects. Pre-recorded lectures; live webinar discussions.

Sat. 11th Jan.: Complications  Pre-recorded lectures, live webinar discussions.

Fri. 31st Jan. & Sat. 1st Feb.: Clinical Sessions – contact days with hands-on training.

Wed. 26th Feb: Surgical Skills in Implant Dentistry – face-to-face contact day with hands-on workshops. 9am – 5pm

Thu. 27th Feb.: Restoring implants – face-to-face contact day with hands-on workshops. 9am – 5pm

Fri. 28th Feb: Digital workflow in Implant Dentistry. Pre-recorded lectures and face-to-face contact day with hands-on workshops. 9am – 5pm

Sat. 1st Mar.: Cadaver Day surgical skills. Face-to-face contact day with hands-on workshops. 9am – 5pm

Thu. 27th to Sat. 29th Mar.: Clinical Sessions – contact days with hands-on training.

Sat. 3rd May: Case Presentations and Final Assessments – contact day

CBCT Masterclass: Two consecutive online days to be completed before 31st January 2025 (Details TBC)

Tue. 8th to Sat. 12th Jul.: UK Residency Week (optional) – 2 days of lectures and discussions + 2 days of clinical observation and Graduation ceremony

5 clinical days – supervised clinical practice. Includes case consultation, implant placement GBR, procedures, restoration and follow-up. Taking place at Regional Clinical Training Centres in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi.

You will assess and plan appropriate treatment for patients. Includes; case assessment and treatment planning including use of radiographic stents.

Module DX4017 “Utilising the Evidence Base. 

A series of online lectures and assessments designed to help dentists understand how to critically appraise the dental literature and prepare them for the Research project in the 2nd year.

This concludes the PGCert in Clinical Implantology

Year 2 (optional)

Choose to complete either a PGDiploma, or an MSc in Clinical Implantology

Module DX4026 Clinical Implantology – Complete this for the PGDip in Clinical Implantology

10 clinical days – supervised clinical practice. Includes: case consultation, implant placement, GBR procedures, restoration and follow-up. 

You will assess and plan appropriate treatment for patients. Includes; case assessment and treatment planning including use of radiographic stents

Final examinations

Module DX4027 Research Strategy – complete this and DX4016 for the MSc in Clinical Implantology 

Prepare and submit an 8,000-word clinically orientated research project, which may take the form of a mini systematic review. Final Examination

Final examinations

Course Highlights:

Comprehensive course content delivered part-time for the busy general practitioner

  • UK Qualification
  • 1 or 2-year part time course
  • Patients are provided for clinical treatment
  • PGCert – place 1-2 implants over 5 clinical days.
  • PGDip and MSc – place 4-10 implants over another 10 clinical days.
  • Clinical component – you will be treating patients under supervision on the course
  • Full CBCT training- fulfils UK requirements.
  • Digital workflow & laboratory training days
  • Fresh cadaver training
  • Post course support.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants admitted onto the course will meet the following requirements:

  • Be qualified as a Dental Surgeon and have a licence to practice dentistry
  • Be registered with the Dental Council of India
  • Be in professional practice or have a hospital appointment for a minimum of two years
  • Possess indemnity insurance with cover at an appropriate level
  • Possess a current certificate of immunisation against communicable disease (Hepatitis B)
  • Have proof of English pass at 10th and 12th Board Exams

DBS: all potential students must undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to admittance to the programme.

Applicants must provide evidence of their GDC (or equivalent for overseas students) Certificate and Indemnity Insurance by either uploading a copy upon on-line application or providing a copy with their completed paper application.

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Course Summary

Course date: Starting: September 2024

Course Location: India.

Course Fee: PGCert: £14,000 - PGDip: £9,000 (additional) - MSc: £2,000 (additional)

Duration: One or Two Years

Level: Postgraduate

Delivery: Mixed Mode, Part-time

Campus: India

Start Date: September 2024

Award: PGCert, PGDip or MSc

Credits: 80, 140 or 180

Step one costs: £14,000

Step two costs: £9,000

Step three costs: £2,000