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Paediatric Dentistry DDent

Pediatric Dentistry is a three-year, full time degree programme providing comprehensive training in paediatric dentistry.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 3 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£12,980 (FT)
Overseas:
£37,180 (FT)

Application deadlines

All applicants:
10 January 2015
Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university in a relevant subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification.

English language requirement: Good

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.

International equivalencies

International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.

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Careers

Employability

The programme offers the combination of doctorate level research and specialist level clinical skills needed for future leaders of the paediatric dentistry profession.

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.

Student / staff ratios › 80 staff › 420 taught students › 62 research students

Department: Eastman Dental Institute

Degree reviews

Staff review

"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 Parekh

Subject: Paediatric Dentistry PG Cert and DDent

Application and next steps

Applications

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.

Who can apply?

Application deadlines

All applicants
2015-01-10
Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.

For more information see our Applications page.

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