This full-time, three-year Master's programme is designed for students wishing to undertake training mapped to the GDC approved specialty training curriculum in endodontology.
Covid-19 programme updates
Due to COVID-19, there may have been updates to this programme for the 2020 academic year. Where there has been an update, these are indicated with a red alert and a link which will provide further information.
Modes and duration
Tuition fees (2020/21)
Note on fees: The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website.
Fee deposit: Fee deposits for this programme are as follows: UK/EU full time and part time students £2,500; Overseas full-time and part-time students £5,000.
All applicants must hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of three years' clinical experience post-qualification.
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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About this degree
The programme teaches a broad and deep understanding of endodontology, enabling students to apply appropriate clinical strategies from first principles. Mentored coaching specifically targets development of independent learning skills, with the aim of achieving long-term mastery.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. The third year of study is non-credit bearing and will include clinical training, didactic teaching and completion of clinical audit.
Year one: core modules (135 credits) and dissertation (30 credits). Year two: core modules (135 credits) and dissertation (60 credits).
Upon successful completion of 360 credits, you will be awarded a MClinDent in Endodontology (Advanced Training).
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.
Years one and two of the programme consist of 13 modules. The third year is non-credit bearing and teaching is delivered via clinical sessions, tutorials, and study groups.
- Clinical Science & Research Methods
- Development of Endodontic Skills
- Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part 1
- Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice – Part 2
- Consolidation of Clinical Endodontic Skills
- Operative and Advanced Endodontic Technical Skills
- Advanced Scientific Foundation of Endodontic Practice 1 & 2
- Endodontic Relationships with Other Dental Disciplines
- MClinDent in Endodontology Dissertation Part 1
- Advanced Clinical Endodontic Skills 1
- Advanced Clinical Endodontic Skills 2
- MClinDent in Endodontology Dissertation
During year three, all students are required to finalise case-log portfolio, complete an audit project and have an attendance rate of no less than 70%.
There are no optional modules for this programme.
All students undertake an independent research project in years one and two, which culminates in a dissertation of 13,000–15,000 words.
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through a structured lecture and seminar series, laboratory skills simulation courses, diagnostic clinics, supervised treatment of patients, clinical audit and a research project.
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 prepares students for future professional evaluation of clinical/academic competence as a specialist. It is also a suitable springboard for pursuing academic, clinical or research careers in endodontics.
The graduates from this programme are prepared for the Royal Colleges’ professional examinations including the MEndo.
Why study this degree at UCL?
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.
This broad flexible approach allows scope for the pursuit of individual academic interests.
Department: Eastman Dental Institute
What our students and staff say
"At the Eastman Dental Institute, emphasis is placed on self-directed learning and critical thinking. Students generate questions and find solutions through literature search, interactive discussions and critical synthesis of knowledge. Together with feedback from supervisors, students acquire diverse knowledge systematically."
Stephanie YeeEndodontology (Advanced Training) MClinDent
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.
There is an application processing fee for Eastman Dental Institute programmes of £110 for online applications and £135 for paper applications. Further information can be found at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/application.
Who can apply?
The programme is designed for applicants wishing to meet clinical/academic training to specialist level.
- All applicants
- 6 January 2020
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, professional and personal backgrounds meet the demands of this programme
- why you want to study endodontics at graduate level
- what particularly attracts you to this programme
- where you would like to go professionally with your degree and how this programme might meet your goals.
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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