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Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent)

3 years (full-time) / n/a (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

Course Description

The MClinDent Programme provides students the opportunity to participate in a full time three year specialist training programme in either Endodontology or Prosthodontics through the School of Dentistry. The programme has been designed to enhance student life-long learning skills; aid in developing evidence based practice; develop advanced clinical skills to enable students to become mono-specialists in Endodontology or Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and, through acquisition of research knowledge, skills and the production of a research project, facilitate further career development.

Graduates from this programme will be able to:

Special Features

The programme will also prepare students to take the Membership in Restorative Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh [MRDRCS(Ed)] at the end of the programme.

Module Descriptions

Year 1 (Endodontology/Prosthodontics common pathway)

Year 2 Endodontology

Year 2 Prosthodontics

Year 3 Endodontology

Year 3 Prosthodontics

Course Structure

This is a 3 year full-time modular programme.Years 1 and 2 consists of 4 x 30 credit modules per year with the final year consisting of 2 x 30 credit modules and 1 dissertation module of 60 credits. 

Career Prospects

Graduates will be able to pursue a career as a specialist in Endodontics or Prosthosdontics.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the requirements of Cardiff University General Entrance Requirement and in addition, be a registered dental practitioner from the UK, EU and overseas and who also must:

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to obtain an overall IELTS score of 7 with a minimum score of 6 in each of the four bands). Applicants are required to have achieved the IELTS prior to an application being submitted.

Selection to the programme is through written application, financial guarantee and two references (one of which must be academic). On acceptance of a place a non-refundable deposit will be required.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is currently only available to International students

Application deadline: January 31st before the beginning of the course

Tuition Fees 2016/17

Fees quoted are for the academic session 2016/17. For programmes lasting more than one year, tuition fees for subsequent years of study are subject to an increase of no more than 4.5% per year.

  UK & EU International
Full-time n/a £45,250
Part-time n/a n/a
Deposit n/a Includes a £5,000 deposit. More information about our deposit policy.

Next intake: September 2016

School Contact

Name: School of Dentistry Admissions Officer  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2074 2468 

Fax: +44 (0)29 2074 5004 


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