PG Certificate (Postgraduate Certificate) Clinical Oral Surgery

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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Awards available PG Certificate (Postgraduate Certificate)
Programme length One year part-time
Location of programme Clifton campus
Part-time study available Yes, part-time only
Start date September 2019

Programme overview

This programme develops your knowledge and enhances your clinical skills through hands-on clinical experience in oral surgery. In addition to study days and clinical skills teaching, you will undertake a clinical attachment at the University of Bristol Dental Hospital where you will treat oral surgery patients under the supervision of hospital specialists.

You will attend outpatient clinics and operate under close supervision in the oral surgery department of the Bristol Dental School, University of Bristol Dental Hospital.

Our programme has been specifically designed for dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for their patients in practice.

Students who have previously completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management and go on to complete this certificate will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Oral Surgery, Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management.

Fees for 2019/20

We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2019/20 are as follows:

UK/EU: part-time (one year)
£9,400
Overseas: part-time (one year)
£12,600
Channel Islands/IoM: part-time (one year)
£12,038

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.

Alumni scholarship

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.

Funding for 2019/20

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Programme structure

There is a mixed delivery approach, including direct clinical supervision, small group teaching, clinical skills sessions (eg suture simulation), and self-directed learning using virtual learning environment material. There are three core units. Assessment will be by written assignment, online MCQ, e-assessment, clinical competency work-based assessments and portfolio.

Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Oral Surgery.

Entry requirements

BDS (or equivalent United Kingdom General Dental Council-registerable dental qualification). At least one year's demonstrable postgraduate clinical experience.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Admissions statement

Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Admissions statement

Careers

This programme is aimed at experienced dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for their patients in practice.

How to apply
Application deadline:

31 July 2019

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, applying for a visa and the support we offer to international students.

I chose Bristol because of its outstanding academic reputation. It's reassuring to be taught by people who truly love their subject - their passion becomes contagious.

Joyce

REF 2014 results

  • Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy:
  • 43% of research is world-leading (4*)
  • 37% of research is internationally excellent (3*)
  • 18% of research is recognised internationally (2*)
  • 1% of research is recognised nationally (1*)

Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.

Get in touch

Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator Phone: +44 (0) 117 428 2752 Email: fohs-pgadmissions@bristol.ac.uk

Nichola Roskelly Programme Administrator Email: cos-pgcert-office@bristol.ac.uk

Faculty of Health Sciences
1st Floor
5 Tyndall Avenue
Bristol
BS8 1UD http://www.bristol.ac.uk/dental

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