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  1. 1. Dentistry postgraduate brochure 2010
  2. 2. ‘Research here has a pedigree of its own...’ The Virgin Alternative Guide to British Universities
  3. 3. www.manchester.ac.uk The University of Manchester… The University of Manchester 2 contents • carries out research in a wider range of Dentistry at Manchester 6 academic areas than any other UK university research programme 8 • attracted around £266 million in research funding in the last year taught courses 10 • has more than 5,800 academic and online courses 21 research staff fees 22 • has completed the largest and most ambitious facilities and support 20 buildings and investment programme ever seen in British higher education – more than campus map 22 £400 million to date and a further £250 million by 2015 city map 24 • has one of the largest and best resourced how to apply 25 academic libraries in the country contact details 25 • has a careers service that has been voted the best in the UK for five consecutive years • is the most targeted university by the UK’s top 100 graduate employers • enjoys the best of both worlds: city life and campus community There has never been a better time to be part of The University of Manchester. Choose to be a postgraduate student here and you can join us in achieving our ambitious goals for the future. 1
  4. 4. The University of Manchester Come and join one of Britain’s most famous and forward-thinking universities, with a rich heritage stretching back 180 years and an exciting agenda for the future… The birth of the computer, the splitting of the atom, world-class academics by providing a dynamic, the founding principles of modern economics – these first-class support system for them to participate and and many more world-altering innovations have their succeed in commercialisation projects. More than roots at The University of Manchester. Today, our 100 ‘spin-out’ companies have been created in international research centres produce answers to recent years based on our current research. global problems that truly change lives. Famous for cutting-edge innovation and based in Career opportunities one of the world’s most exciting student cities, As a Manchester graduate you will be in good The University of Manchester offers you excellent company: 23 Nobel Prize winners have worked or prospects. Our aim to become one of the world’s top studied here, and our alumni have an impressive 25 universities – attracting the best tutors, researchers, track record of becoming leaders in their fields, from students and reputation – is backed by British higher philosopher Wittgenstein to women's rights education’s most ambitious capital building programme, campaigner Christabel Pankhurst, and from an investment of more than £650 million by 2015. Sir Terry Leahy, Chief Executive of Tesco, to George Richards, President of Trinidad and Tobago. Research, discovery and innovation More than 4,000 recruiters each year from countries The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise placed us third around the globe target our graduates. Consistently in the UK in terms of “research power” and assessed voted the best in the UK by employers, our Careers virtually all of our research as reaching international or Service offers diverse practical, innovative services national standards of excellence. We research in a and events – many exclusively for postgraduates – wider range of areas than any other UK university, and to make you more employable. are continuing to increase our number of first-rate professorships, improve our strong links to industry and Cosmopolitan campus public services, and invest in world-class facilities. One of the UK’s largest and best-resourced academic Whether studying for a taught or research postgraduate libraries, premier IT services and extensive student degree, you’ll be directly involved with groundbreaking support services are all on our campus, along with research, encouraged to adopt innovative approaches impressive sports facilities, restaurants, bars, cafés and a and discover interdisciplinary ways of working that open shopping centre. Campus-based cultural attractions up exciting new areas of discovery. include The Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery and Contact Theatre, with the University’s Jodrell Turning knowledge into enterprise Bank Observatory based further afield in Macclesfield. Your postgraduate work could contribute towards Europe’s largest Students’ Union provides excellent business and economic development outside support services, hundreds of active student societies academia. Manchester has an impressive track record and four live venues, including the famous Academy, of turning ideas into commercial reality, attracting attracting the best big name and upcoming bands. 2
  5. 5. 3 The University of Manchester www.manchester.ac.uk
  6. 6. Dentistry at Manchester Welcome to the School of Dentistry, part of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences at The University of Manchester. On behalf of the whole School of Dentistry, I would like to welcome you to our new brochure and, I hope, to joining us on one of our exciting courses or programmes. The University of Manchester has a reputable history extending back to 1824 and today has more than 26,000 undergraduates and 9,000 postgraduates, supported by more than 11,000 staff. Situated within the heart of one of the UK’s most exciting and vibrant cities, the University offers excellent opportunities for your academic and personal growth. Our School has recently been rated number one in the UK for research quality and also holds top position for teaching and learning, as determined by the annual student satisfaction survey. With more than 70 postgraduate students studying on taught and research courses with us, you will be joining an invigorating research and clinical environment. We are at the forefront of educational development, offering one-year and three-year clinical MSc courses in the major dental specialties, with many of our three-year programmes conferring eligibility to challenge Royal College specialty examinations. For those who wish to combine clinical work with a robust and internationally recognised doctorate, we offer a four-year clinical PhD. 2009 also sees the introduction of our first course delivered entirely online – the MSc in Dental Public Health. This programme may also be taken on an MRes (Master of Research) route. I invite you to look through our courses and programmes to identify those that meet your clinical and research needs. Working with our excellent and internationally recognised postgraduate team, we will help you reach your career aspirations within a supportive and collegiate environment that we believe is unique to Manchester. Our postgraduate team is always ready to answer any questions you may have, so please do get in touch. I look forward to welcoming you to Manchester and the School of Dentistry in the very near future. Iain Pretty BDS(Hons), MSc, MPH, PhD, MFDSRCS(Ed) Director of Graduate Education and Research 4
  7. 7. www.manchester.ac.uk Dentistry at Manchester Our graduates secure leadership positions in clinical Postgraduate study and academic institutions worldwide and many The School of Dentistry is one of the largest providers will continue with further academic study here of postgraduate dental education in the UK. Offering at Manchester. programmes over one, two, three and four years, as Due to the modular nature of our approach to well as a range of shorter diploma and certificate teaching, we are able to offer numerous units from courses, combined with the opportunity to study our degree-based programmes for Continuing many of our courses part-time, there is something Professional Development (CPD). CPD is offered as for everyone. Recent developments include the hands-on courses, academic seminars and online possibility to study for a masters degree (or master distance-learning opportunities. Visit our website of research) in Dental Public Health entirely online, for more details and how to book. especially suitable for busy practitioners. We hope that you will enjoy reading about our Fully integrated within the Faculty of Medical and programmes and find something that interests you. Human Sciences, the School has access to the wide Should you require further information, please do range of resources that you can expect from a world- not hesitate to visit our website, which has the latest class medical education centre. The close relationship information on new programmes, fees and contact we enjoy with our National Health Service colleagues details: www.manchester.ac.uk/dentistry ensures that our clinical teaching is among the best in the world and allows access to patients with varying and challenging treatment needs. The School provides a stimulating research and learning environment, which draws on the University’s proud history of innovative graduate study and pioneering scientific research. Our programmes offer opportunities for both clinicians and scientists and we are pleased to be able to combine these strengths in our new four-year clinical PhD. The School is also proud to host the world- renowned Cochrane Oral Health Group, as well as the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for the Treatment of Cranio-Facial Anomalies. The School offers core research methods training, as well as a thriving seminar programme, and all students have access to the excellent training opportunities made available by the Faculty training teams. 5
  8. 8. programme details research programmes A research structure with the mission of “Understanding the Scientific Basis of Craniofacial and Oral Health” has been adopted by the School. The School of Dentistry has an international Within Basic Science, three main groups operate: reputation for the outstanding research that we craniofacial genetics, dental materials and stem cell undertake, which covers areas from stem cell research. Health Sciences includes health services research and genetics, to clinical trials and systematic research, systematic reviews, caries and diagnostic reviews. We were rated the top dental research research, oral radiology and imaging, oral implants and school by the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise oral surgery (including the control of pain and anxiety). (RAE), with 75% of our research activity judged to be Each of these groups has vigorous and exciting internationally excellent (45%) or world-leading research strategies that include excellent opportunities (30%). We also secured the highest student for postgraduate research (PGR) students. satisfaction rating in the country. These are major Our PGR students are part of an exciting and achievements for the School and demonstrate our supportive research environment. They come from commitment to both teaching and learning and both clinical and non-clinical backgrounds and work world-class research. You can read more about the together as a friendly and collaborative community. RAE programme and the results at www.rae.ac.uk A visit to our website will give you details of all the A research structure with the mission of research activity, with contact details for individual “Understanding the Scientific Basis of Craniofacial supervisors (www.manchester.ac.uk/dentistry – click and Oral Health” has been adopted by the School. on ‘Graduate Study’). The School offers funded Led by the Director for Research, Professor Mike studentships that are nationally advertised and Dixon, this structure is divided into two research detailed on our website. themes: Basic Sciences and Health Sciences. Basic Sciences aims to improve craniofacial health by You can apply for any of our programmes online at adding to the understanding of the mechanisms www.manchester.ac.uk underlying health and disease, and by developing improved dental materials. Researchers working in the Health Sciences theme aim to help enhance dental health by contributing to knowledge of evidence-based health provision. 6
  9. 9. www.manchester.ac.uk PhD programmes MPhil programmes We offer two routes to doctorate degrees at The Master of Philosophy programme at the School the School of Dentistry: a traditional three-year of Dentistry is undertaken full-time over 12 months, programme and a new, innovative four-year or part-time over 24 months. The course includes programme. Studies can be either in clinical or our popular Research Methods Course, as well as non-clinical disciplines – see our website for details. a substantial research component resulting in the submission of a thesis. Projects may be in clinical or Three-year PhD – This traditional pathway to a non-clinical areas and a full list of the MPhil degrees doctorate degree in the School combines a small available can be found on our website. You are taught component (the Research Methods Course) strongly supported by your supervisor(s) and with an intensive period of research under the administrator throughout your course and, if supervision of one of our academic staff. Research successful, are offered the opportunity to convert topics may be suggested by you or your supervisor to one of our PhD tracks at the end of your programme. programme details and will fall into one of the research categories above. MPhil degrees from Manchester are recognised Four-year clinical PhD – This programme allows internationally and are appropriate for those who you to combine clinical experience in any one of a want experience in research without committing to a number of dental specialties with vigorous research PhD. Individuals in community services, industry and training. We are currently the only UK university to clinical disciplines have all undertaken MPhil degrees offer a formal four-year PhD and it represents an at the School. Feel free to contact the admissions exciting development in our postgraduate portfolio. team for more information on MPhil degrees. Currently offered in the clinical disciplines of Endodontics, Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics, you can combine research with clinical experience during the entire tenure of your time in Manchester. You will select a research project and supervisor in the normal manner and then indicate that you wish to undertake the four-year programme. A clinical supervisor will also be assigned to you appropriate to your chosen clinical specialty. We recommend that your research programme be allied to the clinical discipline, but it is possible to combine non-clinical research within the programme of activity. You will spend approximately three sessions per week on clinically related activities. At the end of each year, assessment of clinical case reports will be undertaken. Throughout the programme you will be expected to demonstrate an increasing diversity of clinical skills. This programme is suitable for inexperienced as well as more accomplished clinicians, as a full skills audit will be carried out at the time of registration. The School of Dentistry boasts internationally recognised clinical consultants in all the offered disciplines and world-class clinical facilities. We hope that for 2009 entry we will be able to offer the opportunity for para-clinical students to undertake the four-year programme, eg those with a dental technology background. 7
  10. 10. programme details taught courses Why take our taught courses? One-year Three-year PG Cert / Dip MSc MSc World-class clinical facilities • • • Input of leading academic and NHS consultants and specialists • • • Innovative, modular curriculum • • • Rigorous academic training • • • Top-class research facilities • • • World-class e-learning portal and student • • • communication centre Visit international sites and conferences† • • • Clinical exposure to new techniques and equipment • • • Award of a degree from The University of Manchester • • Access to the UK’s top dental researchers‡ • • Follow an innovative clinical training programme • Attend attachments at the Royal College of Surgeons†† • Attend research conferences to present results • Follow a training programme approved by the Royal College • of Surgeons Gain eligibility to sit MRD, MOrth, MOralSurg‡‡ • Integrate a thorough clinical training with extended • research opportunities Undertake advanced and complex treatment modalities • requiring an extended treatment period Take programmes that can be mapped to US specialty courses • † Subject to course availability and supervisory arrangements ‡ Dissertations supervised by researchers †† Depending on course (eg OMFS students attend Applied Basic Surgical Sciences Course) ‡‡ As appropriate to course 8
  11. 11. www.manchester.ac.uk MSc The courses This is a one-year (full-time), or two-year (part-time), We offer the following taught courses: course offered in the following clinical specialties: Master of Science (one-year full-time or • Control of Pain and Anxiety (Conscious Sedation) two years part-time) (part-time only) Master of Science (Clinical) (three years full-time, • Endodontics (full-time only) to include additional clinical training) • Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Master of Dental Public Health (MDPH – 12 months • Implantology (part-time only) full-time, or part-time options delivered online)* Master of Research in Public Health Structure (MRes – 12 months full-time, or part-time options This is a three unit module (180 credits) programme programme details delivered online)* consisting of: PG diploma (nine months full-time, or • Research Methods (30 credits) 18 months part-time) • Specialist Clinical Component (90 credits) PG certificate (12 months part-time) • Research (dissertation) (30 credits) *Offered for the first time in 2009 subject to MSc (Clinical) final approval This three-year full-time masters course integrated with clinical training is offered in the following clinical specialties: • Endodontics • Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery • Orthodontics Structure This is a three unit module (180 credits) programme consisting of: • Research Methods (30 credits) • Specialist Clinical Component (90 credits) • Dissertation (30 credits) 9
  12. 12. programme details taught courses PG diploma Entry requirements This is a nine-month (full-time) or 18-month • You are required to hold a primary dental degree (part-time) course offered in the following from a recognised institution clinical specialties: • International students are required to have acceptable • Control of Pain and Anxiety (Conscious Sedation) levels of English literacy as noted below: (part-time only) • IELTS test: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 • Endodontics (part-time only) in the written component) • Implantology (part-time only) • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery • or TOEFL test: 575 (paper-based) • or TOEFL test: 230 (computer-based) Structure • or TOEFL test: 90 (internet based) This is a two-unit (120 credits) course consisting of: • Evidence of citizenship of an EU country will be • Research Methods (30 credits) required for those claiming home student status • Specialist Clinical Component (90 credits) • Two years post-graduation experience in general PG certificate professional practice (NB For Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery applicants, this requirement is preferred, This is a 12-month part-time course offered in the but not required) following clinical specialty: • Implantology applicants must have full registration • Implantology with the UK General Dental Council and be working in a UK dental practice where patients Structure for the programme of study may be sourced This is a one-unit (90 credits) course consisting of: • Specialist Clinical Component (90 credits) Core components Research Methods Course (30 credits) (MSc, MSc [Clin] and PG Dip only) The aim of the Research Methods course is to produce students who are competent in the design, data collection, simple analysis and interpretation of clinical or clinically-related research projects. The latter may include basic-science projects in areas such as genetics, microbiology or biomaterials. Research component (dissertation) (60 credits) (MSc and MSc [Clin] students only) Each student must undertake a research project and a review of the relevant literature and methodology – and present the results in the form of a dissertation. 10
  13. 13. www.manchester.ac.uk 11 programme details
  14. 14. programme details taught courses – specialist clinical component options (90 credits) In practical demonstrations and attendance at Endodontics consultation clinics, you will see a wide variety of referrals and be encouraged to participate in treatment planning. A journal club related to clinical aspects of endodontics takes place on a regular basis and there is also the opportunity to visit several specialist practices. We keenly encourage active participation in specialist society meetings, such as the British Endodontic Society. This gives you the unique opportunity to hear speakers of international repute and to interact with leading academics and clinicians in the field Course director: Dr Alison Qualtrough of endodontics. BChD, MSc, PhD, FDS MRD RCS Ed We foster an open and friendly team approach. The endodontic courses give you a unique Students are well supported, whatever their opportunity to work within a stimulating university needs, and in this way benefit from and enjoy academic environment of international standing their education. and in world-class, state-of-the-art clinical facilities. For three-year MSc students, the range of Before students treat their own patients, there endodontic treatment encompasses more advanced is a pre-clinical component in which a variety of cases and may be an integral part of a more simulated exercises will be set, which must be comprehensive restorative treatment plan, where successfully completed they work with consultants and specialists in other disciplines. Presentation of research findings and There is a consultant-led team and you are clinical work is actively encouraged, and this may supervised either by consultants or specialists. We take the form of either presentation of papers and currently adopt a team approach to patient care in posters at meetings, or publications in peer refereed which students work in pairs. On average, there will journals. Three-year students also attend advanced be four clinical sessions a week. You will be expected courses and specialist society meetings, such as the to manage and treat a variety of patients, most of European Society for Endodontology. whom will have advanced endodontic problems, although case selection and load will be determined Find out more by your individual competence. At the end of each session, you will discuss your work with the tutor, Please direct all Endodontics course enquiries to: giving you opportunity for reflection. Margaret Stockberger, Course Administrator The evidence-based approach to the academic email margaret.stockberger@manchester.ac.uk component of the programme comprises a highly tel +44 (0)161 275 6660 integrated schedule of seminars. You are expected to prepare in advance by reading papers and other appropriate literature and to actively contribute to these sessions, which serve as a forum for interaction, debate and discussion. Seminars are led by a wide range of experts from other departments within the University, from other universities and from clinical specialists. The mode of presentation is highly varied and depends on the seminar leader. 12
  15. 15. www.manchester.ac.uk The one-year full-time MSc course is designed for Fixed and Removable dental practitioners with a minimum of two years’ Prosthodontics experience in general professional training (or equivalent) who wish to further their experience and knowledge in fixed and removable prosthodontics. Part-time graduate students attend for five sessions per week in each of the two years, of which two or three are clinical sessions. The three-year course provides additional specialist- level clinical training in prosthodontics with further experience in the broader area of restorative dentistry and also additional technical experience. programme details Find out more Course director: Dr Julian Satterthwaite BDS, MSc, PhD, FDS MFDS RCS (Eng) Please direct all Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics FDS (Rest Dent) course enquiries to: Prosthodontics is the dental specialty pertaining Shena Reynolds, Course Administrator to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation email shena.reynolds@manchester.ac.uk and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical tel +44 (0)161 275 6808 conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth, and/or maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes. The Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics MSc course allows dentists to gain clinical experience in a contemporary facility led by experienced consultants and specialists. Typically, there are four or five clinical sessions a week, during which you will gain experience of patients attending consultation clinics for specialist opinion and treatment planning, and will manage and treat a variety of patients. You will be expected to encounter and provide a range of procedures, including complex removable prostheses, implant- supported prostheses, integrated fixed and removable prosthodontics and some experience of fixed prosthodontics, although the case mix will be determined by your individual competence. In addition to clinical exposure, you will be instructed in the relevant aspects of prosthodontics to gain insight in these areas. The course covers clinical and technical skills, contemporary prosthodontic techniques, scientific understanding of fixed and removable prosthodontics, and diagnosis and treatment planning. A programme of interactive seminars provides the basis for the taught component. The seminars require advance reading and preparation, so that an informed discussion and debate of each topic can take place. 13
  16. 16. programme details taught courses – specialist clinical component options (90 credits) The certificate, diploma and masters courses run Implantology in succession. The certificate offers a foundation in implantology; the diploma builds on this, offering a diverse range of contemporary experiences and techniques. A research dissertation is required for completion of the masters course; some have been published in international peer-reviewed publications. Certificate syllabus Basic sciences Informed consent and documentation Course director: Dr Marco Esposito Asepsis and sterilisation DDS (Pavia), PhD Anaesthesia and pain control The University of Manchester has an internationally Medical conditions in relation to implant surgery renowned reputation for excellence in the field of Basic surgical techniques dental implantology and offers a comprehensive Basic restorative techniques range of courses. These aim to provide dental practitioners with the requisite knowledge and skills Removable prostheses to undertake implant surgery and prosthodontic Imaging for implant dentistry reconstruction with predictable long-term success. Management of complications Dr Nigel Saynor, who completed this course, Monitoring and maintenance commented ‘hard work, challenging, an excellent Peri-implantitis format encompassing academic, research methods and clinical skills to empower clinicians to practise Diploma syllabus implant dentistry at the highest level‘. Comprehensive treatment planning and diagnosis The courses are ideal for dentists with a range of Advanced surgical techniques experience, from those new to the discipline, to those with considerable implant exposure. Advanced restorative techniques Fixed implant prostheses You should have a desire to expand your skills, knowledge and clinical repertoire within the scientific Occlusal aspects of implant dentistry evidence base. You must complete a minimum of Immediate placement five cases within your own practice and so must be Immediate loading registered with the General Dental Council and be practising within the UK for the duration Bone augmentation of the course. Guided bone regeneration Learning is via observation, seminars and hands-on Soft-tissue techniques experience; contributions are made by the clinical Sinus floor manipulation specialties of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Sinus elevation and augmentation Restorative Dentistry. The course is supported by a number of specialists and experienced general Research methods and statistics practitioners and regular observation sessions are organised. Mentoring is available for students Find out more carrying out treatment in their own practices and Please direct all Implantology course enquiries to: each year you will visit a European centre of Jonathan Evans, Course Administrator implantology. Assessment is via written examination, essay, two case presentations and viva voce. email jonathan.evans@manchester.ac.uk tel +44 (0)161 306 1562 14
  17. 17. www.manchester.ac.uk • Systemic Analgesia and Local Anaesthesia Control of Pain and Anxiety (drug development, clinical trials, (Conscious Sedation) pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, techniques) • General Anaesthesia and Medical Emergencies (applied basic science, patient assessment, evaluation, airway management, intermediate life support) Clinical teaching takes place at the Dental Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary. These are both hospitals of Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust, based on the University programme details campus. The principal skills acquired are those of Course director: Professor Paul Coulthard practising conscious sedation techniques using BDS, MDS, MFGDP (UK), FDS RCS Eng nitrous oxide inhalations sedation and midazolam FDS (OS) RCS intravenous sedation. You also attend assessment sessions for general anaesthesia, but will not practise The control of pain and anxiety is fundamental anaesthesia techniques. to the practice of dentistry. Both MSc and PGDip courses are offered and are appropriate to dental Assessment is by essay and multiple choice questions practitioners who wish to pursue a special interest in throughout the courses and related to the taught this area alone, or who wish to enhance their clinical modules. You maintain a clinical surgical logbook practice in a specialty area or general practice. If you and undertake a clinical competency test. There is wish to pursue a specialist training in paediatric also an oral examination. dentistry or oral surgery, you may find these courses of particular relevance. Find out more Courses focus on conscious sedation techniques Please direct all Control of Pain and Anxiety in the context of others. They provide dental course enquiries to: practitioners with the postgraduate educational Shena Reynolds, Course Administrator experience, including critical understanding of the underpinning science, to enable you to provide email shena.reynolds@manchester.ac.uk high quality effective control of pain and anxiety tel +44 (0)161 275 6808 to your patients. The clinical component consists of the following modules: • Behavioural Management (sociological and psychological aspects of patient management) • Inhalation Conscious Sedation (indications, apparatus, technique, pharmacology) • Intravenous Conscious Sedation (indications, technique, pharmacology) • Alternative Route Conscious Sedation (oral, intranasal, transmucosal routes, advanced electromechanical monitoring, pharmacology of ketamine, volatile agents, propofol) 15
  18. 18. programme details taught courses – specialist clinical component options (90 credits) During your time in clinic, you will provide treatment Orthodontics to a carefully selected group of patients under direct supervision of consultant orthodontists. Clinical training in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a comprehensive range of typical malocclusion, including management of a personal caseload of patients, is supported by lectures and seminars. There are approximately five or six clinical sessions per week. This programme is recognised by the UK Royal Colleges as meeting the requirements of the Course director: Dr Stephen Chadwick Membership in Orthodontics Examination. You are BDS, MSc, MA, MOrth RCS Eng, advised to contact the Royal Colleges directly to FDS (Orth) RCS (Edin) ensure that your experience prior to commencing the programme will be valid for entry to Orthodontics is an exciting and rewarding area this examination. of study. Within the specialty, we have scientific research of international standing with multicentre Please note that these training programmes do randomized clinical trials. Our use of problem-based not have UK National Training Numbers (NTNs) and learning uses the latest research on adult teaching therefore, unless you concurrently hold a substantive and learning to aim to provide an excellent NHS Specialist Registrar contract, on completion you environment for personal development during will not be eligible for a Certificate of Completion your orthodontic education. of Specialist Training (CCST) and therefore not be eligible for direct entry to the UK Specialist List in The course will equip you with unique clinical Orthodontics. skills to provide the best quality of care for children who have malocclusions that will benefit from Find out more orthodontic intervention. Please direct all Orthodontics course enquiries to: The clinical training module involves attendance at Rosette Parr, Course Administrator clinics in the University Dental Hospital of Manchester and affiliated hospital Trusts. email rose-marie.parr@manchester.ac.uk Postgraduate Orthodontics students are currently tel +44 (0)161 275 6620 placed in clinics stretching from Lancaster (north of Manchester) to Stoke-on-Trent (south of Manchester), including Blackburn, Burnley, Bury, Chester, Stockport and Wythenshawe. The distance from Manchester to the various District General Hospitals ranges between 58 miles to Lancaster to eight miles to Wythenshawe in south Manchester (single journeys). You will be reimbursed for travel expenses. Attendance at the clinics, both in Manchester and in the District General Hospitals, is mandatory. The number of days you will attend clinics varies; currently the average for students attending clinics in the University Dental Hospital of Manchester is two days per week, with clinics at the District General Hospitals varying between one and four days per week, on a week on week rota basis. 16
  19. 19. www.manchester.ac.uk • Bone: Disease and Injury (diseases of bone and Oral and Maxillofacial the maxillary sinus, oral and maxillofacial injuries) Surgery • Soft Tissues (cysts, mucosal disease, premalignancy and malignancy) • Salivary Tissue, Pain and TMJ (salivary gland disease, facial pain and disorders of the temporomandibular joint) You will attend weekly interactive seminars lead by school senior staff and some invited guest speakers. Some of these have actor patients present to allow you to rehearse your clinical skills. Three-year course students also attend external teaching events, such programme details as residential blocks for basic science applied to Course director: Professor Paul Coulthard surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. BDS, MDS, MFGDP (UK), FDS RCS Eng FDS (OS) RCS Assessment is by essay and multiple choice questions throughout the courses and related to the taught This specialty is concerned with the diagnosis units. You maintain a clinical surgical logbook and and management of diseases, injuries and defects undertake a clinical competency test. There is also affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. All an oral examination. programmes are based on the specialty of oral surgery, but within the wider context of maxillofacial The oral and maxillofacial surgery clinical services are surgery. The PGDip and one-year full-time (two-year provided at the Dental Hospital, Manchester Royal part-time) MSc courses are designed for dental Infirmary and St Mary’s Hospital. These are all practitioners who wish to further their knowledge hospitals of Central Manchester University Hospitals of surgery and are a useful foundation for specialist Foundation NHS Trust, on the University campus. training in this field. The three-year course provides The range of surgery undertaken by the department specialist oral surgery clinical training. includes dentoalveolar, implant, orthognathic, trauma, oncology, reconstructive, salivary gland You will undertake minor oral surgery under and TMJ. supervision, carried out under local anaesthesia, conscious sedation and general anaesthesia. You Find out more will also attend theatre to assist and observe major surgery and will attend consultation clinics, trauma Please direct all Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinics, ward rounds and carry out ward duties. course enquiries to: The clinical component consists of the following Priya Kalidas, Course Administrator modules: email priya.kalidas@manchester.ac.uk • Surgical Basic Sciences (basic surgical science, tel +44 (0)161 306 0239 preoperative and postoperative care) • Patient Care (assessing patients, medical aspects of patient care and control of pain and anxiety) • Dental Tissues (infections and inflammation of the teeth and jaws, removal of teeth and surgical implantology) 17
  20. 20. programme details taught courses Importantly, our three-year courses lead to eligibility All MSc (Clin) to sit the Royal College examinations appropriate three-year courses to the discipline†. For example, those on the Orthodontic course may challenge the MOrth exam; We offer a range of three-year MSc courses at the Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics students may School of Dentistry. These are designed for applicants sit MRD, and those undertaking our Oral and who wish to receive full clinical specialty training, Maxillofacial Surgery course may apply to sit MSurg. rather than the clinical experience that is offered on You are advised that passing the relevant specialty our shorter, one-year courses. The three-year courses membership examination does not necessarily lead are fully integrated within the clinical and academic to eligibility for entry onto the relevant Specialist List environments in the School and are taught by held by the UK General Dental Council. Further world-class researchers and clinicians. details can be found on our three-year MSc Many of these groundbreaking courses offer homepage, where links to the appropriate attachments at the Royal College of Surgeons examinations are provided. in London and also the opportunity to attend We believe that our three-year courses offer a unique international research and clinical conferences. opportunity to undertake thorough, clinical specialty Some students will also have the chance to work training in the UK’s number one dental school, †† as in some of the North West’s premier hospitals, well as living and working in an exciting and vibrant which provide a wide and varied patient base. international city. You will also benefit from the ability to undertake †Check the course approval status, details of more extensive treatment plans and follow integrated examinations and eligibility criteria for specialist courses of care over the three-year period. Progress status on our website: will be monitored using clinical logbooks and annual www.manchester.ac.uk/dentistry/ clinical competency assessments. 3yearprogrammes †† Research Assessment Exercise statement 18
  21. 21. online courses www.manchester.ac.uk Royal College of Surgeons of England, conferring MDPH/MRes eligibility to sit the Diploma in Dental Public Health in Dental Public Health examinations (DDPHRCS). It is also anticipated that the degree will be approved by the SAC in Dental (PGDip and PGCert also available, Public Health as appropriate for SpR training. See with opportunities for CPD credit) the website for the latest details on these approvals: www.manchester.ac.uk/dentistry/mdph As well as a full-time course, the units may be studied part-time (two to five years) as well as for PGDip (eight units) or PGCert (four units). The units may also be taken as stand-alone Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits, which will programme details be of particular interest to commissioners, dental leads, NHS managers and general dental practitioners who wish to become more informed concerning the role of dental public health within the new Course Director, Dr Rebecca Craven NHS paradigm. A course brochure for the MDPH BDS, MPH, PhD, DDPH RCS (Eng.), FDS, and each of the CPD opportunities will be a FDS (DPH) RCPS (Glas), FFPH vailable to download. The School of Dentistry is proud to announce two new modular degrees delivered entirely online. Master of Research (MRes) This course is designed for individuals with an Masters of Dental interest in Dental Public Health, but who require a more research-focused degree. As with the MDPH, Public Health the course is delivered online. The MDPH is a distance-learning course that is You will take a total of six units of coursework, fully integrated within the highly successful MPH including the two dental public health units, and will course offered by the Faculty of Medical and have a more extensive dissertation project supervised Human Sciences. by a member of academic staff. The units available to You will take a total of eight units and a dissertation. study under this programme and the types of work Two of the units will be devoted to Dental Public that can be undertaken for the dissertation can be Health, one in each semester, and the remaining six found on the School of Dentistry website. units will be taken from the MPH programme, Find out more including required and optional units. Units include Please direct all Dental and Public Health course biostatistics, epidemiology, evidence-based care and enquiries to: qualitative research methods. A full list of units and the semesters in which they are offered can be Donna Bailey, Course Administrator found on the School website under taught tel +44 (0)161 306 0225 postgraduate programmes. The dissertation unit may take a number of different forms and will be supervised by an academic member of the Dental Public Health team within the School. Each of the dental public health units also has a substantial input from NHS consultants and is relevant to both home and overseas students. It is expected that the course will be approved by the 19
  22. 22. programme details taught courses Fees Fees noted below are for the academic session 2009/2010. The most up-to-date fees information can be found on our website. TAUGHT COURSES Programme title Home / overseas Mode of attendance Tuition fees (£) 09/10 per annum Control of Pain and Anxiety (Conscious Sedation) Overseas Part-time 11,400 Postgraduate Diploma Home Part-time 4,170 Home Part-time 5,250 Master of Science Overseas Part-time 13,600 Dental Public Health MDPH Fees to be announced MRes Fees to be announced Endodontics Home Part-time 4,470 Postgraduate Diploma Overseas Part-time 11,400 Overseas Full-time 32,500 Master of Science Home Full-time 14,100 MSc (Clin) Full-time 54,000 Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics Home Full-time 14,100 Overseas Full-time 32,500 Master of Science Home Part-time 7,350 Overseas Part-time 16,000 MSc (Clin) Full-time 54,000 Implantology Home Part-time 12,500 Postgraduate Certificate Overseas Part-time 20,500 Home Part-time 8,335 Postgraduate Diploma Overseas Part-time 13,600 Home Part-time 10,800 Master of Science Overseas Part-time 16,800 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Home Full-time 8,935 Home Part-time 4,470 Postgraduate Diploma Overseas Full-time 23,000 Overseas Part-time 11,400 Home Full-time 14,100 Home Part-time 7,350 Master of Science Overseas Full-time 32,500 Overseas Part-time 16,000 MSc (Clin) Full-time 54,000 Orthodontics MSc (Clin) Full-time 54,000 20
  23. 23. research programmes www.manchester.ac.uk RESEARCH PROGRAMMES Tuition fees (£) 09/10 Programme title Home / overseas Mode of attendance per annum PhD / MPhil Dentistry Full-time 32,500 Overseas (all subjects) clinical Part-time 16,000 PhD / MPhil Dentistry Full-time 22,800 (all subjects) non-clinical Overseas Part-time 11,400 programme details PhD/MPhil Dentistry Home Full-time 14,100 (all subjects) Home Part-time 7,350 Home Full-time 14,100 PhD (Clin) 4 years Overseas Full-time 32,500 contact details Admissions enquiries: email pg-dentistry@manchester.ac.uk tel +44 (0)161 306 0239 fax +44 (0)161 306 1565 Specialty course enquiries should be directed to the Course Administrators, as indicated in each course section within this leaflet. 21
  24. 24. facilities and support As you’d expect from a world-class institution, The University of Manchester provides a wide range of comprehensive support services and facilities. Here is a brief outline – use the web links to find out more. Academic Advisory Service been voted the best in the UK by employers for five consecutive years; recognition for the work we do to This confidential information and advice service is for ensure leading employers get the chance to meet and anyone with academic worries. Our advisers have recruit our students. excellent knowledge and resources to help you make www.manchester.ac.uk/careers informed decisions to manage your situation. tel +44 (0)161 275 3033 Childcare email caas@manchester.ac.uk There are two nurseries close to campus for children www.manchester.ac.uk/academicadvisoryservice aged six months to five years. Accommodation tel +44 (0)161 272 7121 (Dryden Street Nursery) tel +44 (0)161 200 4979 (Echoes Nursery) With more than 9,200 rooms, The University of www.manchester.ac.uk/studentexperience/ Manchester has more university-owned childcare accommodation than any other university in the country, almost all of which is within two miles of Counselling campus. A number of residences are reserved Our Counselling Service can help you with any exclusively for postgraduates; in others, every effort is personal problems that may affect your work or made to room graduate students together. wellbeing. All help is free and entirely confidential. tel +44 (0)161 275 2888 tel +44 (0)161 275 2864 fax +44 (0)161 275 3213 email counsel.service@manchester.ac.uk www.manchester.ac.uk/accommodation www.manchester.ac.uk/counselling In addition to the University’s halls of residence, Manchester has a sizeable stock of private Cultural facilities accommodation for rent. Some of the city’s finest cultural venues are right here tel +44 (0)161 275 7680 on the University campus. fax +44 (0)161 275 7684 Manchester Museum email manchesterstudenthomes@manchester.ac.uk www.manchester.ac.uk/museum www.manchesterstudenthomes.com Whitworth Art Gallery www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth Careers Service A team of careers professionals who specialise in Contact Theatre working with postgraduates offer you personal www.contact-theatre.org support, training and development opportunities and Jodrell Bank Observatory and Visitor Centre extensive careers information. Our Careers Service has www.manchester.ac.uk/jodrellbank 22
  25. 25. ‘Shopping, bars and the epic architecture of the city’s industrial past and vibrant present are all a short walk away...’ www.manchester.ac.uk The Guardian University Guide Disability Support Office (DSO) Religious support facilities and support If you have additional needs arising from a medical There are two chaplaincy centres for the major condition, a physical or sensory disability, or a specific Christian churches: St Peter’s House, for the Anglican, learning disability, you are strongly encouraged to Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches; contact the University’s Disability Support Office to and Avila House for the Roman Catholic Chaplaincy. discuss your needs, any arrangements that may be Hillel House provides facilities for Jewish worship. necessary and the extent to which appropriate There are prayer facilities on campus for Muslim support is available. students and student societies for many religions. tel +44 (0)161 275 7512 fax +44 (0)161 275 7018 Sport minicom +44 (0)161 275 2794 We have an active Athletic Union, a diverse ‘Campus email dso@manchester.ac.uk Sport’ programme and a huge variety of health, www.manchester.ac.uk/dso fitness and wellbeing classes, as well as volunteering and scholarship opportunities. International postgraduates www.manchester.ac.uk/sport Around 6,000 students from outside the UK are welcomed into postgraduate study at the University Student Services Centre (SSC) every year, from more than 150 countries. A range of The SSC is where you complete all your administrative facilities and services are available to make your transactions with the University – eg issues relating to application and move to Manchester go smoothly, tuition fees, loans, swipe cards, scholarships and including an in-depth arrival guide, a free airport awards, examinations and graduation. collection service and an orientation programme. tel +44 (0)161 275 5000 www.manchester.ac.uk/international email ssc@manchester.ac.uk www.manchester.ac.uk/ssc IT services IT Services provides staff and students with extensive Students’ Union computing facilities, as well as a variety of services The University of Manchester Students’ Union around the campus for postgraduate research staff. (UMSU) is the largest Students’ Union in Europe, www.manchester.ac.uk/itservices offering everything from live bands to student representation. UMSU has some of the largest and Library and information services most active student societies in the country and The John Rylands University Library is one of the complements the University’s overall provision of best-resourced academic libraries in the UK and is support and welfare services. widely recognised as one of the world’s great www.umsu.manchester.ac.uk research libraries. www.manchester.ac.uk/library 23
  26. 26. campus map 1 Sackville Street Building 45 Rutherford Building 2 Lambert Hall 46 Alan Turing Building 3 Fairfield Hall 47 Coupland Building 3 5 Chandos Hall 48 John Owens Building 6 Echoes Day Nursery 49 Beyer Building 7 Paper Science Building 50 Whitworth Hall 8 Renold Building 51 Whitworth Building 9 Barnes Wallis Building / Students' Union / 52 Williamson Building Wright Robinson Hall 53 Roscoe Building 10 Vision Centre / Moffat Building 54 Schuster Building 11 The Manchester Conference Centre 55 The John Rylands Library and Weston Hall 56 Schunck Building / Burlington Rooms 12 Pariser Building 57 Student Services Centre 13 Staff House Sackville Street 58 Christie Building 14 The Mill 59 Simon Building 15 Morton Laboratory 60 Zochonis Building 16 Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre 61 Chemistry Building - John Garside Building 62 Dryden Street Nursery 17 George Begg Building 64 Environmental Services Unit 18 Faraday Tower 65 Mansfield Cooper Building 19 Faraday Building 66 Stephen Joseph Studio 20 Ferranti Building 67 Samuel Alexander Building 21 Maths and Social Sciences Building 68 Students' Union Oxford Road (also at number 9) 22 Sugden Sports Centre 69 William Kay House 23 Oddfellows Hall 70 Dover Street Building 24 Grosvenor Halls of Residences 71 Michael Smith Building 25 Materials Science Centre 72 Vaughan House 26 Manchester Business School East 73 Avila House RC Chaplaincy 27 Bowden Court 74 Holy Name Church 28 Ronson Hall 75 AV Hill Building 29 Manchester Business School West 76 AQA 30 Precinct Shopping Centre 77 Ellen Wilkinson Building Harold Hankins Building 78 The Academy Devonshire House 79 Stopford Building 31 Crawford House 80 Horniman House 32 St Peters House/Chaplaincy 81 The Manchester Incubator Building 33 Crawford House Lecture Theatres 82 Whitworth Park Halls of Residence 34 Prospect House 83 Grove House 35 Humanities Bridgeford Street 84 The Whitworth Art Gallery 36 Arthur Lewis Building 85 Opal Hall 37 University Place 86 Core Technology Facility 38 Waterloo Place 87 Denmark Building 39 Kilburn Building 89 Lamb Building 40 Information Technology Building 91 McDougall Centre 41 Dental School and Hospital 92 Jean McFarlane Building (formerly 37b) 42 Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama 93 George Kenyon 43 Coupland Building 1 Building and Hall of Residence 44 The Manchester Museum and PC cluster (formerly 37a) 24