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  • Qualification

    DDSc - Doctorate of Dental Science

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    Applications are open all year round.

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

Overview

This programme fulfils the need for dental practitioners to have access to a higher dental degree which provides advanced clinical training Orthodontics.

The Professional Doctorate is a research qualification that contains Professional Skills Training. This qualification is currently offered in Orthodontics, with the first annual intake enrolled in October 2008. In addition the Doctorate prepares candidates for the examinations of surgical Royal Colleges leading to the award of Membership in Orthodontics or further orthodontic qualifications. Applicants should already have passed the FDS/ MFDS examination or an equivalent. Funded specialist trainee appointments are competitively available to appropriately qualified candidates on this programme with application through the national recruitment process.

Why School of Dentistry?

Excellent facilities and equipment

A recent £6m investment programme's dramatically upgraded our teaching and research facilities, and created additional postgraduate places.

Here are some of the key features:-

  • New sedation and oral surgery suites
  • State-of-the-art training facilities
  • New tutorial rooms
  • Enhanced patient facilities
  • New research laboratories, closely integrated with clinical areas and featuring extensive, state-of-the-art equipment

Career prospects

Career Opportunities for DDSc Orthodontic graduates mainly consist of:

  • Specialist Orthodontic Practice - orthodontist
  • Hospital Orthodontist or Consultant
  • University - Clinical academic

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching that relates to the professions including medicine, dentistry, business, law, architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised themes: personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, digital, heritage, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support network in place for International students. Students can take advantage of a meet and greet service and 'Hello International!' welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 16 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    152 67%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    7th

    2

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