Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate Programmes

We have  taught programmes in  Masters in Dental Public Health (MPDH)  and Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry Orthodontics and Oral Surgery. 

The next intake for Masters in Dental Public Health September 2024

 

Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (DClindent) Oral Surgery & Orthodontics 

The programmes are likely to be advertised in the first quarter of 2024 with the intention for courses to begin in October 2024.

Overview

Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent)

Oral Surgery

The DClinDent (Oral Surgery) is a three-year full-time postgraduate training programme in oral surgery has been approved by the Irish Committee for Specialist Training in Dentistry. 

On successful completion of the programme, a trainee will be awarded a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) by the National University of Ireland and will be eligible for registration as an Oral Surgeon in the Register of Dental Specialists maintained by the Dental Council of Ireland.  

Orthodontics

The DClinDent (Orthodontics) is a three-year full-time postgraduate training programme in orthodontics and has been approved by the Irish Committee for Specialist Training in Dentistry. The programme has a modular format and covers all aspects of contemporary clinical and theoretical orthodontics.  There is also a research component. 

On successful completion of the programme, a trainee will be awarded a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) by the National University of Ireland and will be eligible for registration as an Orthodontist in the Register of Dental Specialists maintained by the Dental Council of Ireland.

The programme will be delivered in a modern teaching and clinical facility that includes on-site orthodontic laboratory support.

Entry Requirements

Candidate selection will take into consideration the breadth and depth of relevant experience.

Minimum eligibility criteria

Applicants from the European Union ("EU students") must: 

 

  • have a primary honours dental degree (NFQ, Level 8) which can be registered with the Irish Dental Council
  • have a minimum of two years’ postgraduate experience in dentistry in a range of clinical and educational settings
  • possess a MFDS/MFD or equivalent

 

Applicants not resident in the European Union ("Non-EU students") must:

 

  • have a primary honours dental degree (NFQ, Level 8) which can be registered with the Irish Dental Council
  • have a minimum of two years’ postgraduate experience in dentistry in a range of clinical and educational settings
  • possess a MFDS/MFD or equivalent
  • satisfy criteria for English language requirements, as set out by the university

 

Garda Vetting


Students who are selected for this programme will be subject to the student garda vetting policy.

 

Fitness to Practise


This programme is subject to the fitness to practise policy.

Fees

The DClinDent programmes are unsalaried and students are required to pay full programme fees (including bench fees).

 

Programme Details

Details for DClinDent (Oral Surgery).

Details for DClinDent (Orthodontics).

Who to Contact

DClinDent (Oral Surgery)

Professor Richeal Ni Riordain

Head of Department of Dental Surgery

Cork University Dental School and Hospital, UCC

E: richeal.niriordain@ucc.ie

 

Professor Paul Brady

Programme Director

Cork University Dental School and Hospital, UCC

E: paul.brady@ucc.ie

 

DClinDent (Orthodontics)

Professor Declan Millett

Programme Director

Cork University Dental School and Hospital, UCC

E: d.millett@ucc.ie

 

How to Apply

Once the advertisement is live you will need to apply at the below link:

https://www.ucc.ie/en/apply/  

Follow the prompts through each section of the form, making sure that you fully complete each section.  

You will then be prompted to certify and submit the form and you will then be asked to pay the application fee.

Your application is not complete until all of the required supporting documentation has been uploaded. Only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be considered. 

After the deadline has passed, applications will be reviewed and shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview. Candidates will be contacted about the outcome of the interview process.

Other Useful Links

 

 

Cork University Dental School & Hospital

Wilton, Cork, Ireland

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