Modes and duration
- Part-time: 1 year (25 non-consecutive days)
Programme start date
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
- £16,390 (PT)
- £23,440 (PT)
All 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 Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry PG Cert 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.
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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The programme is designed for dental practitioners who wish to remain at the cutting edge of contemporary dentistry and to be able to meet and deliver with confidence the restorative needs of patients with high aesthetic expectations.
Students undertake modules to the value of 60 credits.
The programme consists of two core modules worth 30 credits each.
- Science and Properties of Dental Composites and Ceramics
- Interdisciplinary Clinical Dental Aesthetics
- There are no optional modules for this programme.
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of 50% lectures, interactive seminars and treatment planning, and 50% skills laboratory and clinical hands-on training.
Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed (where available) below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
Successful graduates gain the clinical and theoretical skills and techniques necessary to incorporate aspects of aesthetic dentistry into their daily practice and meet realistic expectations of patients with high aesthetic demands.
Top career destinations for this degree
- Implant Fellow, NYU College of Dentistry (2011)
- Dentist (Owner), Private dental practice (Ireland) (2012)
- Military Dentist, Mozambique Military Hospital (2011)
- Further study (Orthodontics), University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2012)
The programme can improve graduates’ prospects of moving to better dental practices, setting up their own dental practices, progressing to full-time Master’s and specialty training programmes, or developing a career in teaching.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The programme places emphasis on acquiring knowledge, understanding and skills in the areas of aesthetic restorations, contemporary biomaterials and evidence-based clinical procedures and techniques.
Find out more about the programme on the institute's Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry PG Cert page.
Student / staff ratios › 63 staff including 6 postdocs › 390 taught students › 66 research students
Department: Eastman Dental Institute
"The Eastman Dental Institute is one of the most prestigious dentistry educational establishments in the world, adopting cutting-edge techniques and a biomimetic philosophy to treat a patient holistically, in one of the world's most exciting metropolises."
Konstantina DediAdvanced Aesthetic Dentistry
UCL Eastman Dental Institute
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.
Who can apply?
The programme is directed towards dentists who wish to extend their knowledge and skills in aesthetic dentistry to become a competent practitioner in the field, within and outside the United Kingdom.
- All applicants
- 1 June 2016
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now
What are we looking for?
- When we assess your application we would like to learn:
- about your academic background in basic restorative procedures and occlusion
- why you want to study this programme at graduate level
- what particularly attracts you to this programme
- what important elements are you looking for in the programme
- where you would like to go professionally with your degree.