MSc in Clinical Implantology A UK Masters Degree
MSc in Clinical Implantology A UK Masters Degree

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

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.

Course Programme. 180 Credits

Year 1

Induction training

3rd and 4th September 2020. UCLan Campus

Module DX4016 Clinical Implantology. 1 – 12 days of lectures and hands-on;

  • Day 1. 24th October 2020. Treatment planning and case selection
  • Day 2. 21th November 2020. Basic sciences for Implant Dentistry
  • Day 3. 5th December 2020. Surgical skills for implant dentistry
  • Day 4. 23th January 2021. Implant design & biomechanics and Overdentures
  • Day 5. 27th February 2021. Restoring implants
  • Day 6. 20th March 2021. Occlusion
  • Day 7. 24th April 2021. Digital workflow in implant dentistry
  • Day 8. 8th May 2021. Bone defects and their management, Case presentations
  • Day 9. 22th May 2021. Cadaver course
  • Day 10. 12th June 2021. Complications and revision

DX4016 – End of year assessment. Date to be confirmed.

Module DX4017 Utilising the Evidence Base – completed online

Complete 5 Clinical days – supervised clinical practice. You will assess and plan appropriate treatment for patients; Includes; case assessment and treatment planning, including use of radiographic stents and CBCT.

Year 2

Module DX4026 Clinical Implantology 2

Complete 10 Clinical days – supervised clinical practice.

Includes; Case consultation, Implant placement, GBR procedures, Restoration, Follow up

Module DX4027. Research strategy and prepare and submit a 8,000-word clinically orientated research project, which may take the form of a mini-systematic review.

Final examination

Course Highlights:

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

  • UK Qualification
  • 2-year part time course
  • Patients provided for clinical treatment
  • Place 2-5 implants over 15 clinical days
  • Clinical component – you will be treating patients under supervision on the course
  • Full CBCT training
  • Digital workflow & laboratory training day
  • Fresh cadaver training
  • Post course support and mentoring

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 General Dental Council (or equivalent)
  • 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 sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent). Competency may be demonstrated by qualification, accreditation of prior learning or separate University assessment.

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

Applicants must provide evidence of their IELTS Level 7 certificate (or equivalent), 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: October 2020

Course Location: Birmingham

Course Fee: £31,842 payable in 6 instalments over 2 years.

Duration: Two Years

Level: Postgraduate

Delivery: Mixed Mode, Part-time

Campus: Birmingham/various

Start Date: October 2020

Award: MSc

Credits: 180