This innovative programme offers 7 modules over 3 years through part time distance learning training to obtain 180 credits at level 7 for an MSc. Partial completion or early exit may result in the award of a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma.
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate extended knowledge, understanding and advanced skills in the treatment of patients requiring prosthetic facial rehabilitation. It covers a broad range of treatments for replacement of missing hard and soft tissues using both traditional and advanced digital technologies. The course also includes a module on the psychological and social support required in facial rehabilitation, covering communication, counselling skills and an appreciation of the psychosocial effects of surgical treatment.
The mode of delivery enables Maxillofacial Prosthetists, Technologists, and Prosthodontists to remain in clinical practice while training, allowing them to earn and establish a clinical practice using skills learnt on the programme.
The course provides theory, support and discussion groups by online training using a dedicated virtual learning environment.
This programme is provided by the Unit of Distance Learning, which consists of a team of highly experienced administrative and support staff are dedicated to providing support to students. Combined with the use of a comprehensive educational delivery system, Vista 8, this allows students to continually interact with staff and colleagues, to further enhance their learning experience.
Through optional modules you can focus your study on prosthodontics or psychology for maxillofacial prosthetics.