Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £24,410 (FT)
- £41,410 (FT)
- All applicants:
- 10 January 2015
All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification.
Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that the candidate provides appropriate written confirmation and attaches this to their application. Applicants who do not provide this confirmation will not be put forward for shortlisting.
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 offers practical experience in advanced conservation, fixed (conventionally prepared and resin-retained designs) and removable prosthodontics, and implant-supported prostheses for single missing teeth or partially edentulous cases, alongside an introduction to occlusal registration techniques and the range of diagnostic procedures required to ensure effective planning and design of oral reconstructions.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. All modules are compulsory.
Year one, students complete core modules to the value of (165 credits). Year two, students complete core modules to the value of (105 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits). Year three students complete clinical study (not credit bearing).
Year One Core Modules
- Clinical Science and Research Methods
- Principles of Treatment
- Fundamentals of Fixed and Implant Prosthodontics
- Fundamentals of Removable Prosthodontics
- Prosthodontic Treatment Planning and Functional Occlusion
- Prosthodontic Clinical and Laboratory Care
- Interdisciplinary Aspects of Restorative Treatment
- Advanced Restorative Seminars - Clinical Log Book I and Case Reports II
Year Two Core Modules
- Prosthodontic Operative Dentistry and Endodontic Skills
- Advanced, Fixed, Removable, Implant and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
- Prosthodontics Clinical and Laboratory Care II
- Prosthodontics Clinical Log Book and Case Reports II
All students undertake an independent research project in year two which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 13,000–15,000 words.
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through one-to-one clinical and laboratory instruction, seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, individual work including a research project, self directed learning and problem based learning. Assessment is through mock written and practical examination, essays, internal graduate appraisal, supervised clinical work, oral presentation and the dissertation.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
This programme offers dental professionals the opportunity to extend their knowledge of fixed and removable prosthodontics in order to prepare them for a career in specialist practice, the hospital or community services, industrial dental practice or an academic career in the field.
Top career destinations for this degree
- Specialist Dentist, Harley Street Clinic (2010)
- Prosthodontist, Self-Employed (2011)
- Dentist, Plowman & Partners (2011)
- MRD Affiliate Postgrad Prosthodontics, UCL (2011)
- Visiting Lecturer, UCL (2011)
- Dentist, Plowman & Partners (2011)
The majority of graduates completing the programme progress onto specialist lists in prosthodontics in the UK. Overseas graduates can apply to relevant specialist lists in prosthodontics.
Why study this degree at UCL?
UCL Eastman Dental Institute is the largest postgraduate dental school in Europe and has a reputation as one of the world’s leading academic centres for dentistry. As part of UCL – London’s Global University – the Institute welcomes UK and international students.
This programme is delivered by the Institute’s unit of Prosthodontics. The unit’s technical work is carried out in a fully-equipped modern laboratory with the support of highly-trained dental technicians. The unit’s clinic cares for one of the largest cohorts of hypodontia patients in the world.
The programme offers an intensive programme with a strong practical emphasis. Students benefit from first-class facilities which provide unique, seamless training in specialist dentistry, including practical classes in the operative technique laboratory.
Student / staff ratios › 80 staff › 420 taught students › 62 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 designed for applicants from outside the European Union needing to meet specialist training requirements. Applicants intending to seek specialist recognition in other countries, or who do not hold a dental qualification registerable in the UK, may find the MClinDent pathway more appropriate for their needs.
- All applicants
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 prosthodontics at graduate level
- what particularly attracts you to this programme at the EDI
- where you would like to go professionally with your degree and how this programme meets your needs