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Endodontic Practice PG Dip

This Postgraduate Diploma programme is designed for dentists wishing to enhance their endodontic knowledge and clinical skills whilst continuing to work in practice, and is sustained part-time over two years.

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Part-time: 2 years

Programme start date

September 2016

Tuition Fees (2016/17)

£16,130 (PT)
£23,440 (PT)

Application dates

All applicants
Open: 30 July 2015
Close: 30 June 2016
Optional qualifications: This degree is also available as a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and be registered with the General Dental Council in the UK, with a minimum of two years' post-qualification clinical experience. For further requirements please refer to the institute's Endodontic Practice PG Dip 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.

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Degree Information

The programme enables participants to improve their knowledge and refine their practical and clinical skills. Subjects covered include the biological basis of disease management, as well as the clinical and technical aspects of treatment.

Students undertake modules to the value of 120 credits.

The programme consists of seven core modules (120 credits).

A Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits, part-time one year) is offered.

Core Modules

  • Level 1 Clinical Endodontics
  • Level 1 Endodontic Sciences
  • Level 1 Practical Endodontics
  • Level 2 Practical Endodontics
  • Generalist Skills
  • Special Interest Skills - Endodontic Surgery and Trauma Management
  • Special Interest Skills - Pulp Therapy, Primary Root Canal Treatment & Endodontic Retreatment


  • There are no optional modules for this programme.


Not Applicable.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, hands-on practical sessions and case conferences on practice-managed patients in the first year, followed by direct clinical supervision of patient management in the second year.

Further information on modules and degree structure available on the department web site Endodontic Practice PG Dip


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.


The programme is ideal for the general dental practitioner wishing to develop his or her practice in endodontics in order to improve job-satisfaction and be able to offer patients a higher level of care, and who may wish to work as a Dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics.

Why study this degree at UCL?

The first year of the programme is delivered in a state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratory under the direct coaching and mentoring of experienced teaching staff. The second year includes 18 days of supervised clinical work with a staff to student ratio of 1 to 3 to allow maximum opportunity for the clinical enhancement of technical skills developed in the first year.

Find out more about the programme of the institute's Endodontic Practice PG Dip page.

Student / staff ratios › 63 staff including 6 postdocs › 390 taught students › 66 research students

Department: 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 specifically designed for the general dental practitioner who is keen to follow a structured programme but is unable to undertake full-time postgraduate study, wishing to work at a higher, more satisfying level and wishing to gain the skills required to work as a Dentist with a Special Interest in Endodontics.

Application deadlines

All applicants
30 June 2016
For full details of the application process please refer to the institute's Endodontic Practice PG Dip page.

For more information see our Applications page.

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What are we looking for?

When we assess your application we would like to learn:
  • how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this programme
  • why you want to study this programme at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree and how this programme meets your needs
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.

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