For dentists looking to introduce dental implants within their practice, this is the ideal course. Our MSc Clinical Implantology combines home study with the opportunity to treat patients under the direct clinical supervision of experienced consultants. Busy dental practitioners can gain the skills and knowledge required of a Dentist with Special Interest (DwiSI) over one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.
This course is delivered via blended learning, using a combination of online delivery, face-to-face learning and clinical sessions. It prepares you to provide safe and appropriate dental implants as part of your clinical practice.
There’s also the opportunity for continued mentoring and support from the experienced clinicians and educators who deliver the course.
Full-time students will be based at Preston Campus, and undertake their clinical sessions within the UCLan Dental Centre.
Part-time students will be based off-campus, undertaking both learning and clinical sessions within one of our approved regional training centres.
Why study with us
- Examine patients, create treatment plans, place and restore dental implants, all under direct clinical supervision at one of our approved Clinical Training Centres.
- Gain the academic skills needed to critically appraise published work within dental and oral health related journals, and to understand how dental research is carried out in order to prepare you for your research project.
- The University works in conjunction with governing dental bodies, ensuring that the curriculum facilitates the development of transferable skills, which you can apply to your clinical practice.
What you'll do
- Benefit from the School of Dentistry’s focus on Continuing Professional Development, allowing General Dental Practitioners the opportunity to further their skills and education in their chosen area of interest while maintaining their clinical practice.
- Learn from a highly-regarded course team led by a GDC Specialist registrant and Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry. Clinical supervision is provided by experienced clinical staff with a proven track record in the successful use of techniques and approaches in primary practice environments.
- Focus on contemporary knowledge in Dental Implantology – we teach evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for both patient and practitioner.
Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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Our MSc Clinical Implantology course provides the busy General Dental Practitioner with a route to acquire the skills and knowledge required of a Dentist with Extended Skills.
Upon completion, you may choose to pursue further training and development in either a clinical or academic domain.
Clinicians completing this course should expect to provide implant treatment within their practice, under the guidance of a clinical mentor. More complex techniques can be learned by completing more advanced courses, study, practice and mentoring.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Dentistry located in the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences
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