Taught Postgraduate Programmes
The coursework will enable the student:
To acquire a knowledge of the literature relevant to implant dentistry and related fields such as biology, periodontology, prosthodontics and occlusion;
To acquire basic scientific skills;
To develop a scientific approach to patient treatment;
To learn to assess and evaluate the quality of scientific articles; and
To learn how to implement scientific evidence in treatment planning.
Furthermore, the programme will enable the student to acquire the necessary skills in diagnosis and treatment planning, in implant installation, in prosthetic reconstruction, and in maintenance of the implant patient. Moreover, the diagnosis, prevention, and management of biological and technical complications are to be mastered.
In addition, the student will acquire familiarity with related dental and medical disciplines, as well as the biomedical sciences relevant to implant dentistry.
The course will include oral and written examinations of clinical and research findings as well as a research project to be planned, conducted, and subsequently analysed and presented as a written thesis or a publishable manuscript to a committee including the External Examiner.