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MSc Special Care Dentistry

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

21750 GBP
12000 GBP
12000 GBP

Application fee

International 0 GBP
National 0 GBP
Dental Institute
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

Special Care Dentistry provides a theoretical foundation and develops appropriate clinical skills for the care of patients needing special care with particular emphasis on the use of behaviour management techniques, analgesia, sedation and general anaesthesia. Also covers training in research methods and their practical application.

Key benefits

  • Internationally renowned academics.
  • Excellent reputation for treating adults who are dentally anxious with both pharmacological methods and using psychological treatments.
  • Students will receive training and teaching in a range of settings including hospital and community clinics.
  • Opportunity to become a specialist in special care (subject to status).
  • Hands on experience in providing dental care for special care patients.
  • The course encompasses all dental disciplines providing a holistic approach to patient care.
  • Close academic contact throughout the programme due to small teaching numbers (intake capped at six students).
  • There are opportunities to visit external specialist clinics offering experience in other clinical areas Located in the heart of London.

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Eligibility Criteria

All applicants: a dental qualification plus at least two years post-qualification experience. EU applicants will normally need to satisfy any additional specialist training requirements and acquire an NTN before programme commences. For UK applicants FDS, MFDS or MJDF is desirable.

English language requirement:

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL-IBT: 92

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Course Modules

Required Modules

  • Science of Sedation & Special Care Dentistry
  • Clinical Sedation & Special Care Dentistry
  • Sedation & Special Care Dentistry Clinical
  • Sedation & Special Care Dentistry Research

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How to Apply

Application procedure

Applications must be made online using King's online application portal and a non-refundable application fee of £40 applies. Completed applications (which will normally consist of an online application form, both references, a transcript of previous degrees and a CV) will be considered after the closing date.

Applications will be initially considered by two academic members of staff. It is expected that applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Personal statement and supporting information

Applicants should demonstrate a focused interest in special care dentistry and/or conscious sedation. Please submit a separate CV in addition to the application form.

Application closing date

The deadline for applications is 02 September for 2016 entry. Note that funding deadlines may be earlier. Applications will be considered subject to availability of places, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. International applications must be received by 29 July to allow sufficient time for visa processing.

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