Modes and duration
- Full-time: 1 year
- Part-time: 2 years
Programme start date
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
- £25,140 (FT) £12,310 (PT)
- £42,650 (FT) £32,470 (PT)
All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience. For further requirements please refer to the institute's Endodontics MSc 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 aims to develop a broad understanding of endodontics, including basic principles and how to apply them clinically.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.
The programme consists of five core modules (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits).
- Development of Endodontic Skills
- Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part I
- Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part II
- Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills
- Clinical Science & Research Methods
- There are no optional modules for this programme.
Each student undertakes an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 10,000–12,000 words.
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a structured lecture/seminar series, skills laboratory simulation courses, diagnostic clinics, supervised treatment of patients, case conferences and a research project leading to a dissertation. Students are encouraged to develop a range of vocation-specific and transferable skills.
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.
First destinations of recent graduates of the programme include:
- Practice Principal
- Associate Dentist
- UCL Hospital: Speciality Doctor
- UCL: Teaching Fellows
- Restorative Specialist Training
- Ministry of Defence: Senior Dental Officer
The programme’s strong emphasis on integrated development of multiple domains produces well-rounded clinicians with the competence and aptitude for developing and delivering a high-quality and predictable clinical service in endodontics.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The programme’s students benefit from a comprehensive curriculum, opportunities for self-directed learning, a clinically-relevant laboratory techniques course, emphasis on integration of theoretical and clinical aspects, and prioritised reading recommendations. The broad self-learning approach enables the pursuit of individual academic interests.
Find out more about the programme on the institute's Endodontics MSc page.
Student / staff ratios › 63 staff including 6 postdocs › 390 taught students › 66 research students
Department: Eastman Dental Institute
"My research brings together the knowledge of Microbiology to be applied to dentistry for clinical development. It contributes to aetiology, prevention and treatment of oral diseases, especially apical periodontitis and periodontitis. Being part of the UCL Eastman Dental Institute will be beneficial to a student’s professional progress, granting them opportunity to work with many outstanding clinicians, teachers and scientists."
Morgana Eli IannaEndodontics MSc and Endodontology MClinDent
UCL Eastman Dental Institute
"UCL has a global reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research. As a UCL alumni myself, it is a great privilege to work at UCL and to have the opportunity to help inspire, teach and mentor the next generation of researchers and academic clinicians from around the world."
Rachel LeesonOral Surgery MClinDent, Special Care Dentistry MSc, Endodontics MSc, Prosthodontics MClinDent, Restorative Dental Practice MClin Dent
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 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 suitable for general dental practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge of endodontics in order to prepare for a career in practice dedicated to endodontics.
- All applicants
- 8 January 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:
- 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