POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA
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PGDip - Dental Implantology

The Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Implantology (PGDip Dent Imp) is aimed at the busy general dental practitioner who wishes to gain postgraduate training and an accredited professional qualification in dental implantology. 

 

The PGDip is a regulated level 7 postgraduate qualification.  The qualification is accredited by Eduqual and is aligned to the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework (RFQ), providing 120 academic credits.

 

The program utilises Online Learning to provide part-time education opportunities with reduced disruption to your practice.

ACCREDITING BODY :

Accredited by the regulated UK Awarding Body, EduQual

TEACHING PROVIDER:

Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology

LEARNING DELIVERY:

  • Online Learning (20 weeks each year)

  • 5 day Practical Skills Week in Cambridge each year 

  • 5 day Clinical Training Program with Provided Patients each year (if choosing the Provided Patients option)

  • Tutor lead learning

START DATE:

September 2020

DURATION:

2 Years

COSTS:

Year 1:

£5,500 - Treat Own Patients option

£7,450 - Provided Patients option

Year 2:

£6,950 - Treat Own Patients option

£9,950 - Provided Patients option

All fees are subjected to VAT.

 

The same fees apply for UK, EU and International students.

Each year's tuition fee can be spread over 10 months INTEREST FREE with our Easy Payment Scheme

(UK bank account required)

Study Week accommodation and travel costs are not included in the course fees.  Lunch is included for each day of the Practical Skills Week and the Clinical Training Program.

 

OPEN TO:

UK, EU and International dentists

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (UK STUDENTS):

  • Undergraduate qualification in Dentistry

  • Full GDC registration

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in clinical practice or hospital

  • Possess appropriate indemntiy insurance

  • Possess an Enhanced DBS certificate

  • Have evidence of satisfactory immunisation status (Hepatitis B)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (EU AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS):

  • Undergraduate qualification in Dentistry 

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in clinical practice or hospital

  • IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)

  • Letter of good standing or equivalent from an appropriate regulatory dental body

  • Evidence of appropriate indemnity insurance

YEAR 1 TIMETABLE :

TERM 1

Module 1 - Basic sciences related to surgical implant dentistry (Online Learning Program)

Module 2 - Patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and long term maintenance (Online Learning Program)

TERM 2

Module 3 - Prosthetic implant dentistry (Online Learning Program)

Module 4 - Advanced occlusion (Online Learning Program)

5 day Practical Skills Week in Cambridge - June 2021 

Clinical Training Week, with provided patient, in Stafford, Bristol or Shrewsbury (Provided Patients option)

or

Submission of 3 clinical cases (Treat Own Patients option)

YEAR 2 TIMETABLE :

TERM 1

Module 5 -Clinical Cases (Online Learning Program and tutor support)

Module 6 - Medical Law & Ethics (Online Learning Program)

TERM 2

Module 7 - Guided bone regeneration and grafting (Online Learning Program)

Module 8 - Research and Evidence Based Dentistry (Online Learning Program)

 

5 day Practical Skills Week in Cambridge (November 2020 (Block A) or June 2021 (Block B and Treat Own Cases students)

 

Clinical Training Week, with provided patient, in Stafford, Bristol or Shrewsbury (Provided Patients option)

or

Submission of 3 clinical cases (Treat Own Patients option)

Download the Module Specification

ONLINE THEORY PROGRAM DATES

TERM 1:  21st September 2020 - 6th December 2020

TERM 2:  11th January 2021 - 28th March 2021

PRACTICAL SKILLS WEEK DATES 

YEAR 1 - Monday 7th- Friday 11th June 2021

YEAR 2 - Monday 14th - Friday 18th June 2021

CLINICAL CASES DATES

CLICK HERE for Clinical Cases Program dates (for delegates on the Provided Patients Option)

PRACTICAL SKILLS WEEK LOCATION

Moller Institute, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, England

 

ASSESSMENTS

  • Weekly short written assigments (500 words)

  • Essays 

  • Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)

  • Clinical Cases

APPROVED PRIOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING (APEL) EXEMPTIONS :

  • Dentists who have logged a minimum of 20 previously completed dental implant cases within the last 5 years may apply for exemption from the requirement to treat their patients under the direct supervision of a mentor for the Treat Own Patients option.  

TIME ALLOWANCES (CLINICAL CASES)

If participants choosing the Treat Own Patients option are unable to complete their Year 2 Clinical Cases for submitting before the end of Year 2, extension allowances can be provided for a maximum of 5 years from the end of the program.  The PGDip will not be awarded until the Clinical Cases requirement has been completed.  An additional annual fee applies (currently £850) for Clinical Case extensions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications are made using the online form link below.  All applications are assessed by the Course Director.  There is NO CHARGE for an application.

 

Offers are considered on the merits of each application.

 

If you receive an offer of a place you have 7 days to accept the offer.  If an offer is made a deposit payment of £500 is required within 7 days to secure the place.   The deposit is credited against the first year tuition fee.  In the event of student withdrawal from an accepted place the deposit is non refundable

COURSE COSTS

Year 1:

£5,500 - Treat Own Patients option

£7,450 - Provided Patients option

Year 2:

£6,950 - Treat Own Patients option

£9,950 - Provided Patients option

Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology
Cavendish House
183 Arbury Road
Cambridge
CB4 2JJ
ENGLAND

info@CAofDI.com

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