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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 17.7k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 49.3k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

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    School of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
    Dental professionals from all over the world come to Sheffield for masters courses that enhance their careers. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise places us fourth in the UK for research.

    About the course
    2 years full time

    This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise orthodontics. You'll develop an evidence-based, critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry.

    A focus on research skills will give you the confidence to complete future clinical or laboratory-based research programmes.

    Your career
    Dental professionals choose Sheffield because of our reputation for excellence. We offer a range of clinical and non-clinical courses, designed to help you develop your career in the way that you want. Many of our graduates go on to specialist dental practice, hospital practice or academic posts.

    Core modules
    * Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
    * Principles of Clinical Management
    * Current Concepts in Dentistry
    * Principles of Clinical Orthodontics I and II
    * Orthodontic Case Studies
    * Orthodontic Clinical Practice
    * Orthodontic Dissertation

    * Lectures
    * Tutorials
    * Seminars
    * Demonstrations
    * Clinical sessions
    * Laboratory and typodont exercises
    * Working with a number of patients, you'll get extensive practical clinical experience in the use of fixed, removable and functional appliances

    * Continuous assessment
    * Final examination with clinical and academic components
    * Dissertation based on research project
    * Presentation of selected patient records

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    Entry RequirementsRecognised dental qualifications. MFDS essential for UK students, desirable for EU and overseas students.Overseas students without MFDS or equivalent must have three years' general dental experience.You can improve your English all the time you are here, by taking advantage of free language tuition and language labs. However you will need to have a good grasp of the language before we can offer you a place. A GCSE grade C, IELTS 6.0 or a TOEFL score of 550 or more is usually acceptable. The British Council has IELTS preparation courses for candidates wishing to familiarise themselves with the examination format. Students with other forms of English language qualification will also be considered. English Language Requirements CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 60 (Grade C)
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