PCert - Primary Dental Care for Foundation Dentists
This programme is work-based and structured specifically for primary dental care practitioners entering the Foundation Dentist Year 1 training. The programme has a flexible, modular format and adopts a blended learning approach; designed to combine academic study, professional practice and blended learning techniques. It is delivered by the experienced specialist staff at Kent Sussex and Surrey Postgraduate Dental Deanery.
The programme content promotes subject-specific knowledge and competencies in preparation for entry into the recognised primary dental care career pathway. It also provides transferable credits towards a Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FFGDP) and an opportunity for you to develop both personal and professional skills enabling you to engage more effectively in meeting the changing needs of the dental sector.
The initial award is for a postgraduate certificate but further study can lead to a diploma and onwards to a Master's degree.
The University of Kent was founded in 1965 and since then has achieved prominence as one of Britain's most innovative and enterprising universities. Our students come from many different backgrounds (there are over 110 nationalities represented at Kent) giving a rich cultural variety on campus. Students come from Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, the United States, Nigeria and Europe as well as from the UK.