The MClinDent Programme provides students the opportunity to participate in a full time three year specialist training programme in either Endodontology or Prosthodontics through the School of Dentistry. The programme has been designed to enhance student life-long learning skills; aid in developing evidence based practice; develop advanced clinical skills to enable students to become mono-specialists in Endodontology or Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and, through acquisition of research knowledge, skills and the production of a research project, facilitate further career development.
The programme will also prepare students to take the Membership in Restorative Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh [MRDRCS (Ed)] at the end of the programme.
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.
Candidates must satisfy the requirements of Cardiff University General Entrance Requirement and in addition, be a registered dental practitioner from the UK, EU and overseas and who also must: * Hold a primary dental qualification (BDS/DDS or equivalent). * Have a minimum of two years clinical experience post qualification. * Meet Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust requirements to hold an Honorary Clinical Contract (Occupational Health clearance including Exposure Prone Procedures (EPP) and Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) clearance (Enhanced).Applicants from non-English speaking countries must meet the minimum requirements for English language (Pass at IELTS overall band score of 7.0). Proof of this must also be provided.Selection to the programme is through written application, financial guarantee and two references (one of which must be academic). On acceptance of a place a non-refundable deposit will be required.This course is currently only available to International students. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 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. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 600 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.