Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Dental Technology

The programme offers specialist training building on an initial qualification in dental technology. There are no required attendances to Cardiff Metropolitan University for this programme as it is delivered via distance learning. This will necessitate students accessing video conferencing over a PC with a broadband connection. There will be weekly meetings within each module. Students are expected to carry out at least 6 hours of practical work per week in their laboratory/workplace throughout the academic year.

Course modules

Completion of 60 credits at each stage is required. At Certificate and Diploma levels, students study modules from a selected specialist area, which may include fixed prosthodontics (conservation), removable prosthodontics (dentures) and orthodontics. For example, module titles include, complex complete and partial dentures, precision attachments, implants, fixed and myofunctional orthodontic appliances. There are several Work Based Learning modules involving case studies, personal and portfolio development. Research modules are also available preparing candidates for the Masters' if required.

Assessment methods

Due to the specialist nature of the programmes, an initial qualification in dental technology is required. Applicants should have a good honours classification (1st or 2:1) in a dental technology degree. Exceptional entry applicants will be considered on an individual basis. Such applicants will need to demonstrate that they are able to benefit from the programme and provide evidence through Recognition of Prior Learning. For non UK applicants, the minimum IELTS English Language requirement for this programme is ?6.5 or equivalent.?

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 3 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Whole course) 1 Years

Campus details

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