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Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent)

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) degree provides graduate training in ten disciplines in dentistry. The aim of each discipline programme is to prepare graduate students to become registered specialists in that discipline.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Course Code
DClinDent

About this course

The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) degree provides graduate training in ten disciplines in dentistry. The aim of each discipline programme is to prepare graduate students to become registered specialists in that discipline. The programmes foster development of critical analysis, research skills, and advanced clinical skills that will be recognised for specialist registration. The programmes include clinical research and clinical practice and prepare students to be both practitioners and advisory consultants in their chosen areas of specialisation. Within each programme, course work includes papers on research methods and practice, advanced clinical science, and advanced clinical practice. A candidate's research will be presented in a thesis and demonstrate a significant contribution to knowledge in a particular field. Because of the different training requirements for registration in each area of specialisation, the programme entry requirements and lengths vary. The DClinDent degree may be awarded in any of the following subjects: Endodontics Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Surgery Orthodontics Paediatric Dentistry Periodontology Prosthodontics Special Needs Dentistry

Study locations

Dunedin