Home Menu


Paediatric Dentistry DDent

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

Key information

Programme starts

September 2017

Modes and duration

Full time: 3 years

Tuition fees (2017/18)

£15,460 (FT) £9,840 (PT)
£40,760 (FT) £24,140 (PT)

Application dates

All applicants
Close: 8 January 2017

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.

Location: London, Bloomsbury

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification. For further requirements please refer to the institute's Paediatric Dentistry DDent page.

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.

International students

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.

Select your country:


Full details of the programme's content is available on the Paediatric Dentistry DDent page.

Research areas

The programme is taught through both specialist-level clinical practice and doctorate-level research and meets the entry requirements for the Membership in Pediatric 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.


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.

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 › 68 staff including 5 postdocs › 396 taught students › 98 research students

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

Learn more about the scope of UCL's research, and browse case studies, on our Research Impact website.

What our students and staff say

Staff view

"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

Paediatric 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.

Application deadlines

All applicants
8 January 2017

For full details of the application process please refer to the institute's Paediatric Dentistry DDent page.

For more information see our Applications page.

Apply now

Contact information


  • Register interest in your chosen subjects
  • Receive notice of graduate open days, events and more
Register now

Learning and living

At UCL we're proud of our pioneering history, our distinguished present and our exciting future. UCL is a great place to be a student.

  • World-leading reputation
  • Extensive connections that benefit your study and career
  • The best and brightest staff and students from over 150 countries
Find out more