Pediatric Dentistry is a three-year, full time degree programme providing comprehensive training in paediatric dentistry.
Modes and duration
Tuition fees (2018/19)
- £15940 (FT) £10140 (PT)
- £41980 (FT) £24860 (PT)
Note on fees: The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Current Students website.
Fee deposit: Fee deposits for this programme are as follows: UK/EU full time and part time students £2,500; Overseas full time and part time students £5,000.
Applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification.
English language requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
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Full details of the programme's content is available on the Paediatric Dentistry DDent page.
The programme is taught through both specialist-level clinical practice and doctorate-level research and meets the entry requirements for the Membership in Paediatric Dentistry examination. More information can be found on the department website: Paediatric Dentistry DDent.
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
Previous graduates are now employed in a range of posts ranging from private practice to hospital and academic dentistry.
Recent career destinations for this degree
- Lecturer in Dentistry, Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia)
- Paediatric Dentist, Hospital Queen Elizabeth
- Paediatric Dentist Specialist, Sultanah Aminah Hospital
The programme offers the combination of doctorate level research and specialist level clinical skills needed for future leaders of the paediatric dentistry profession.
Students are encouraged to attend and contribute to conferences in the UK and internationally. The institute also hosts a variety of speakers throughout the year, and all students are encouraged to attend these talks and network with their peers.
Careers data is taken from the ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ survey undertaken by HESA looking at the destinations of UK and EU students in the 2013–2015 graduating cohorts six months after graduation.
Why study this degree at UCL?
Students benefit from the high proportion of sessions with direct patient contact, a favourable staff to student ratio and the excellent facilities offered by the unit, which has unique expertise in caring for young patients with behaviour problems, dental trauma, craniofacial anomalies and severe medical conditions.
Department: Eastman Dental Institute
Student / staff numbers
› 106 staff
Staff/student numbers information correct as of 1 August 2017.
Research Excellence Framework (REF)
The Research Excellence Framework, or REF, is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The 2014 REF was carried out by the UK's higher education funding bodies, and the results used to allocate research funding from 2015/16.
The following REF score was awarded to the department: Eastman Dental Institute
85% rated 4* (world-leading) or 3* (internationally excellent)
Learn more about the scope of UCL's research, and browse case studies, on our Research Impact website.
What our students and staff say
"Working at UCL Eastman means I can meet with colleagues from other specialities to discuss complex cases, innovative treatments and multi-disciplinary care. Watching my graduate students present their research at international conferences is incredibly rewarding and a highlight of my job."
Ms Susan ParekhPaediatric Dentistry PG Cert and DDent
Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
- All applicants
- 7 January 2018
Successful applicants to this programme will be required to pay a tuition fee deposit dependent on their mode of study and fee status as given below:
- UK/EU full-time: £2,500
- UK/EU part-time: £2,500
- Overseas full-time: £5,000
- Overseas part-time: £5,000
Further details can be found on the Fees and funding page.
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now