Master Orthodontics

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  • Objectives
    To provide a sound academic basis for orthodontic practice.
  • Entry requirements
    dentists on a three-year Specialist Advisory Committee
  • Academic Title
    MSc Orthodontics
  • Course description
    Programme description

    - The sole means of specialist training in orthodontics.
    - Includes formal teacher training to allow the you to qualify with a Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, requires that you are exposed to teaching scenarios and undergraduate orthodontic teaching.
    - e-Learning material developed to create a learning resource that can be accessed from outside the campus to supplement your education.

    Scientific and clinical basis of orthodontics with regular sessions on diagnosis and treatment planning. Advanced instruction is given in the use of fixed, functional and retaining appliances as well as multidisciplinary treatment involving orthognathic surgery and restorative dentistry. A supervised clinical or laboratory-based research project and report is required.

    Programme format and assessment
    Modular programme consisting of 180 credits, plus an additional 300 credits of non-modular supervised clinical work and 60 credits compromising the Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice. Modules are grouped into three distinct types:

    1) Two taught modules, covering the scientific and clinical basis of Orthodontics assessed by written examination;

    2) One clinical module, involving supervised clinical practice and examined by a mixture of case studies on treated and unseen patients, practical, or oral examinations;

    3) One research module, involving the submission of a research project report including a literature review, with an oral examination

    Programme modules for MSc Orthodontics 

    Clinical Orthodontics
    (Core Module)
    This 30 credit module aims to produce a highly knowledgeable professional in Orthodontics at masters level. At the end of the module you will be able to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of the following areas which are relevant to the study of Orthodontics: Biomedical sciences; Applied Radiological science; Applied Materials science; Neuroscience; Pathology; Statistics; Scientific basis of orthodontics; Patient management; Applied Human disease; Restorative treatment planning; Research methodology; Professional responsibility. You will also be able to form concepts of oral health, devise and support arguments for oral health, reflect critically on your own academic work and your approach to clinical work. Assessment is by written examination.

    Orthodontics Clinical (Core Module)
    This 60 credit module aims to produce a dentist proficient and skilful in Orthodontics. At the end of the module you will be able to undertake the following tasks relevant to the practice of Orthodontics: Undertake diagnosis and treatment planning; Take appropriate responsibility; Solve complex clinical problems; Perform clinical procedures; Manage effectively patients, resources and time; Communicate effectively with patients, colleagues and dental technicians; Develop appropriate computer skills; Perform good clinical governance; Ability to reflect critically on your own clinical work. Assessment is by case presentation, clinical examination, practical examination and oral examination.

    Orthodontics Research
    (Core Module)
    This 60 credit module provides students with a scientifically rigorous research experience through undertaking a piece of research work and writing a report of the findings including a relevant literature review and appropriate statistical analysis.At the end of the module you will be able to: Analyse both scientific and clinical data; Critically review the relevant scientific literature; Plan a research project; Understand how to apply statistical analyses; Carry out a research project; Understand the effect of experimental variables; Use information and communications technology; Devise and support arguments for oral health; Present your work both orally and in writing. Assessment is by dissertation and oral examination.

    Science of Orthodontics (Core Module)
    This 30 credit module aims to produce a highly knowledgeable professional in Orthodontics at masters level. At the end of the module, you will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and deep understanding of the following areas which are relevant to the study of Orthodontics: Biomedical sciences; Radiological science; Neuroscience; Pathology; Statistics; Scientific basis of orthodontics; Human disease; Research methodology. You will be able to form concepts of oral health, devise and support arguments for oral health and reflect critically on your own academic work. Assessment is by written examination.

    Duration
    Three years FT, October to September.

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