University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Periodontology

The programme aims to produce graduates equipped with the academic knowledge and clinical skills required for specialist level clinical practice in periodontology; it aims to: Provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes of the student fundamental to diagnosis and treatment of periodontics and related procedures; provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable critical evaluation and problem solving for periodontal problems to allow independent practise; provide the knowledge relating to the contemporary practise of periodontics (including an appreciation of an interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive patient care), to allow communication with both specialist and non-specialist audiences; produce students who are competent in the design and interpretation of original clinical research at the forefront of current dental research; provide students with the knowledge and experience to plan, implement and complete a research project showing initiative and personal responsibility; develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to prepare for advanced clinical practise in periodontics; provide the knowledge to have a comprehensive understanding of the complex issues involved in the scientific basis of periodontology.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to provide evidence of a primary dental degree from a recognised institution, with the following: 2 signed and dated academic references; references over 12 months old are not accepted; copies (not originals) of degree certificates; official academic transcripts of previous study showing the subjects taken and grades obtained (if these are in a language other than English please provide official translations); NB: if applicants hold a BDS from a UK university they need not provide a transcript of results but they must provide a copy of the certificate; copies (not originals) of English language certification; applicants are required to provide evidence of their primary dental qualification from a recognised institution; the School also requires applicants to have at least 2 years' recent experience in clinical professional practice.

Course modules

Modules include: Basic science of applied periodontology; diagnosis and treatment planning; non-surgical treatment; adjunctive treatments and antimicrobials; oral health and disease in populations; research methods; biostatistics; clinical case reflection and presentation I; management of complicating factors; periodontal surgery; advanced diagnosis and treatment planning; clinical case reflection and presentation II; dissertation (undertaken during semester 1 and 2); mucogingival surgery; implant basic science; implant treatment planning; basic implant surgical and restorative techniques; advanced implant surgical and restorative techniques; peri-implant lesions; advanced (implant) regenerative techniques; clinical case reflection and presentation III.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 46,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Dental Research
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)161 306 0239