Endodontics MSc

London, Bloomsbury

This programme aims to develop the skills required to enable independent practice of endodontics at a level above special interest but below specialist. It is studied either full-time over one year or part-time over two years and has a strong clinical bias.

UK students International students
Study mode
UK tuition fees (2022/23)
£32,100
£16,050
Overseas tuition fees (2022/23)
£52,900
£26,450
Duration
1 academic year
2 academic years
Programme starts
September 2022
Applications accepted
All applicants: 18 Oct 2021 – 31 Jan 2022

Applications open

Entry requirements

All applicants must hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience.

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

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Equivalent qualifications

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. Please note that the equivalency will correspond to the broad UK degree classification stated on this page (e.g. upper second-class). Where a specific overall percentage is required in the UK qualification, the international equivalency will be higher than that stated below. Please contact Graduate Admissions should you require further advice.

About this degree

The programme aims to develop a broad understanding of endodontics, including basic principles and how to apply them clinically.

Who this course is for

The programme is suitable for general dental practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge and skills of endodontics in order to prepare for a career embracing practice of endodontics.

What this course will give you

Students benefit from a comprehensive curriculum, opportunities for self-directed learning, a clinical laboratory techniques course, emphasis on integration of theoretical and clinical aspects, and prioritised reading recommendations. The broad flexible approach allows scope for the pursuit of individual academic interests in a state of the art facility. 

The foundation of your career

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.

Employability

Graduates of this programme have generally progressed to roles as general dental practitioners with enhanced skills in endodontics or maintain a broad practice. 

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. 

A range of different assessment methods are used including MCQs, essays, oral examinations, assessed technical and clinical work log books, and practical and clinical tests. 

The estimated contact hours include: 30% lectures, tutorials, and seminars; 35% simulated skills laboratory courses; and 35% clinical training. The remainder includes research dissertation and independent study.      

Modules

Full-time

One-year full-time students will undertake 5 taught modules and the research dissertation. 

All modules are compulsory and integral to the programme

Modules are studied concurrently over the length of the programme and time allocated to each module is not defined by academic terms

Topics covered: Clinical Science and Research Methods, Development of Endodontic Skills, Scientific Foundation for Endodontic Practice, Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills, and a dissertation.

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded an MSc in Endodontics.

Accessibility

Details of the accessibility of UCL buildings can be obtained from AccessAble accessable.co.uk. Further information can also be obtained from the UCL Student Support & Wellbeing team.

Fees and funding

Fees for this course

UK students International students
Fee description Full-time Part-time
Tuition fees (2022/23) £32,100 £16,050
Tuition fees (2022/23) £52,900 £26,450

The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Where the programme is offered on a flexible/modular basis, fees are charged pro-rata to the appropriate full-time Master's fee taken in an academic session. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website: ucl.ac.uk/students/fees.

Additional costs

Fee deposits for this programme are as follows: UK full-time and part-time students £2,500; Overseas full-time and part-time students £5,000.

This programme requires a completed DBS check for some compulsory modules. You will receive more information from UCL on how to complete the check once you have firmly accepted an unconditional offer for the programme. The DBS application cost will be covered by UCL, but offer holders will also need to have their ID checked and verified at a Post Office, for which they will incur a charge of £12.75. The offer holder is also required to arrange and pay for any overseas police check that may be necessary; costs vary by country. For more information about the DBS application process, please contact the Admissions team.

For more information on additional costs for prospective students please go to our estimated cost of essential expenditure at Accommodation and living costs.

Funding your studies

For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Next steps

Please note that due to the competition for places, applications will not be accepted after the deadline. You must also submit a portfolio. Details for portfolio submission will be sent to you once you have submitted your UCL application. Applicants will be considered for Slade scholarships as part of the admissions process.

There is an application processing fee for Eastman Dental Institute programmes of £120 for online applications and £145 for paper applications. Further information can be found at Application fees.

When we assess your application we would like to learn:

  • why you want to study Endodontics at graduate level
  • why you want to study Endodontics at UCL
  • what particularly attracts you to the chosen programme
  • how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this challenging programme
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree

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.

Please note that you may submit applications for a maximum of two graduate programmes in any application cycle.

UCL is regulated by the Office for Students.

This page was last updated 28 Sep 2021