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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Putteridge Bury campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

Practice based and addressing the development needs of people new to dental education and training as well as those with experience, this flexible course combines study days, workshops and master classes with remote access online learning.

It is designed to appeal to all dental professionals who are engaged in education or training in primary or secondary care settings.

Why choose this course?

  • Study the inter-professional, inter-disciplinary and disciplinary specific aspects of education and training on a flexible course with clear pathways to higher awards
  • Explore your current and potential capabilities as an educational innovator by developing constructive and reflective learning, teaching and working relationships with colleagues, trainees and other students
  • Develop your expertise as a dental educator, with the core unit of Dental Education in Practice and a choice of either Work-Place Based Learning or Contemporary Educational Perspectives as an option unit
  • Gain a creative, innovative and ethical approach to educational inquiry, development and leadership within dentistry and the dental care professions
  • Benefit from visiting experts will make regular contributions to study days, master classes and online activity.

This course enables you to develop and evidence your competence as a dental educator. It combines face-to-face, online and practice-based learning opportunities (through teaching observation), exploring approaches to teaching, learning, curriculum development and assessment in both university and practice settings.

It is accredited by the Academy of Dental Educators, and graduates may apply for membership of the Higher Education Academy on successful completion.

The course has been designed with the diverse educational roles and responsibilities of dental educators in mind and focuses on how you can develop an informed approach to the design, delivery and evaluation of dental education and training, whether you are new to education or have considerable prior experience.

This course provides you with opportunities to develop a sound theoretical underpinning to the practice of dental education in its contemporary policy, professional and practice contexts. In doing so, it aims to foster the development of a full range of dental educator skills, providing you with opportunities to engage in a range of work-related professional development activity.

Tuition fees

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£ 4,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

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  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

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