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Periodontics is one of the fastest growing areas in dentistry and patient expectations are high. The Master of Science (MSc) courses in Periodontics will give you the crucial core skills needed to stand out in this specialist area of practice.

As part of the course, you will be exposed to advanced and unique training, benefiting from the experience of treating periodontal patients, and simulated patients in state-of-the-art facilities at our Dental Hospital in central Birmingham. This includes advanced periodontal surgery, soft tissue and bone augmentation and implant placement.

We ensure you receive a well-rounded and robust education through in-depth seminars and interactive problem-based scenarios that require periodontal knowledge, clinical skills and proficiency level, with a multidisciplinary approach in order to achieve a safe evidence-based treatment and high patient satisfaction.

Students attending the blended learning variant of the course will be required to attend the intensive residential blocks in Birmingham.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Clinical Periodontics

Distance Learning
Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Periodontics
Course Duration: 3 – 5 years
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

This course is delivered entirely online; you will be able to attend synchronous and recorded seminars on our advanced virtual learning platform. The practical sessions are also recorded, and the relevant materials are posted for you to complete the practicals in your practice.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Clinical Periodontics

Blended Learning (Part Time)
Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Periodontics
Course Duration: 3 – 5 years
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

You will attend two intensive week-long residential schools in each stage of this course in our College in central Birmingham. Teaching will include seminars, practical interactive workshops and training on phantom heads and simulated models. Our phantom head models are inventively created to represent real case scenarios that you may encounter in a referral centre.

You will also have the opportunity to develop your clinical competencies in our Dental Hospital under the supervision of our qualified consultants.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Periodontics

Full Time
Master of Science (MSc) in Oral Surgery
Course Duration: 3 years
540 UK credits, 180 ECTS credits, 72 US credits

You will study on a full time basis in our state-of-the-art College and Hospital in central Birmingham. The course is delivered over 40 weeks per year, and you will be exposed to diverse techniques and approaches. You will learn from a multidisciplinary team and gain professional experience by performing advanced surgical procedures on simulated models and cadaveric specimens.

Flexibility to exit with a Post-Graduate Certificate (PG-Cert) or Post-Graduate Diploma (PG-Dip) in Clinical Periodontics.

* Master of Science courses are subject to final University validation agreement

Year 1

  • Introduction to Periodontics
  • Basic Periodontics
  • Practical and Clinical Skills in Periodontics I
  • Research Methodology I

Year 2

  • Periodontal Surgery
  • Periodontics and Related Disciplines
  • Practical and Clinical Skills in Periodontics II
  • Research Methodology II

Year 3

  • Implant Surgery
  • Advanced Surgery
  • Advanced Clinical Practice in Periodontics
  • Research Dissertation

Distance Learning and Blended Learning Applicants

  • Undergraduate Degree in Dentistry, and
  • Current GDC registration (for UK applicants only) or equivalent for international students, and
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of professional indemnity cover, and
  • Health to be able to perform clinical practice, and
  • Current evidence of satisfactory DBS check

Full Time Applicants

  • Undergraduate Degree in Dentistry, and
  • Letter of good standing or equivalent from an appropriate regulatory dental body, and
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of professional indemnity cover

English Language Requirements

Our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirement we will give you a conditional offer subject to you meeting the requirement before the commencement of the course.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 intake.

If you have any questions, contact us on +44 (0)207 400 8989, or drop us an email on info@healthcare-learning.com

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Key Information

Application Status 
Open for January, May and September 2020

Study Mode 
Distance Learning, Blended Learning, or Full Time

Distance or Blended Learning: 3 – 5 years
Full Time: 3 year

Course Fee

Distance Learning
£30,000 (£10,000 per year)
(Additional charge of £4,900 for course equipment and materials)

Blended Learning
£30,000 (£10,000 per year)

Full Time
£90,000 (£30,000 per year)

International Clinical Placement Module (optional)
£12,000 per module (4 intensive weeks of clinical training)

Course Leader
Flavio Pisani

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