School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry is part of the Leeds Dental Institute which also includes the Leeds Dental Hospital of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The Institute is semi-autonomous within the University and the Trust and is responsible in particular for its own organisational arrangements. Postgraduate research and training is offered by the Institute in the Divisions of Child Dental Health, Dental Surgery, Oral Biology and Restorative Dentistry.
How you study
The Masters programme will be delivered in modules containing a mixed diet of clinics, lectures, seminars, workshops and practical’s. The Clinical teaching will comprise seminars, practicals and clinical sessions where students will receive close one-to-one supervision and tuition. The Masters will comprise modules from 10 to 40 credits. MSc students will complete their degree having attained at least 180 credits, 60 credits from specialty-specific modules, 60 from the research components, 20 from Transferable Skills Modules and 40 from generic skills modules. There will be direct recruitment to the MSc in the specialist domains of Dental Public Health and Restorative Dentistry, but currently not to other Specialties of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry (please see research degrees for further information relating to these areas) Over the two years of study students will complete compulsory assessed modules encompassing Transferable Skills and modules in generic skills including Research Methodology and Ethics, Core Epidemiology and Statistical Inference. Up to 60 credits each year will be accrued from Specialist and Clinical Training modules. In years 1 and 2, candidates will also be required to undertake significant pieces of research that are related to clinical practice, in year 1 deeply researched case studies and in year 2 a service related research project (40 credits) is begun in year one and is completed in year 2.