University of Kent

University of Kent

Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Applied Dental Professional Practice) (Medway campus)

This programme is designed for dental professionals who wish to develop their academic skills alongside their professional role. Exploring a specific area of your profession you will consider the professional challenges associated with your practice and develop academic skills. You will gain the opportunities to analyse the current debates relating to key issues relevant to the professional dental context in which you are working and develop academic and professional skills necessary to meet the evolving needs of patient care of contemporary practice.

Entry requirements

An existing professional qualification. You will have a relevant professional qualification, and be registered with the General Dental Council and a minimum of two years in post registration practice within the relevant dental profession or. A professional qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Dental Practice Management, Dental Public Health or Dental Health Promotion studies) with a minimum of two years post qualification experience within the relevant area of practice. You must be able to demonstrate personal suitability and be within a dental workplace setting.

Course modules

Modules include: Evidence based practice; professional standard; setting in dental professional practic; dentistry in a contemporary contest; research skills; inter-professional working.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation of between 10-12,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

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Key information

Centre for Professional Practice
Telephone number: 
01634 888929