Periodontology (Distance Learning) MSc

London, Bloomsbury

This programme will offer the busy General Dental Practitioner the opportunity to acquire intensive knowledge of the basic principles of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, the ability to assess the periodontal needs of a patient, the skills for non-surgical therapy, the understanding of surgical management of advanced periodontal cases and the fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment planning in implant dentistry.

UK students International students
Study mode
Part-time
UK tuition fees (2022/23)
£12,000
Overseas tuition fees (2022/23)
£23,400
Duration
3 academic years
Programme starts
September 2022
Applications accepted
All applicants: 18 Oct 2021 – 31 Mar 2022

Applications open

Entry requirements

All applicants must hold an approved dental degree qualification and a minimum of two years clinical experience post qualification and currently be working as a dentist.

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.

For this programme, please contact our UCL Graduate Admissions team by calling +44 (0)20 3370 1216 or emailing postgraduate-admissions@ucl.ac.uk.

About this degree

The programme offers you the ability to assess and manage the periodontal needs of a patient and to become competent in the presentation, diagnosis and management of all known diseases and disorders of the periodontium.

Who this course is for

All applicants must hold an approved dental degree qualification and have a minimum of two years clinical experience post qualification and currently be working as a dentist.

English Language Level for this programme is : Good (IELTS Academic Version grade 7.0) within 6.5 in all subtests.

What this course will give you

This programme offers you the flexibility of a part-time blended learning educational route

With a focus on research, postgraduate education and training, the Institute is uniquely placed to offer this new Master's degree in Periodontology to dentists across the world.

There are multiple exit points (Certificate/ Diploma) for qualifying students who are not able to complete the whole MSc qualification.

The foundation of your career

Employability

Teaching and learning

Teaching is delivered and assessed in a variety of ways including: lectures, seminars, problem based learning, on line tutorials and practical work, group discussion, case presentations, videos and discussion forums and work-based learning.

Exams will be conducted either at the Eastman Dental Institute in London or in an online format when possible to minimise unnecessary travelling.

Modules

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 Periodontology (Distance Learning).

Fieldwork

Students will complete patient treatment in their own clinics and through discussion with peers, staff and others will synthesise knowledge and practice skills, improving clinical practice and effectiveness.

Accessibility

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Fees and funding

Fees for this course

UK students International students
Fee description Part-time
Tuition fees (2022/23) £12,000
Tuition fees (2022/23) £23,400

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

All part-time students are required to pay a fee deposit of £500 for this programme.

Students will be expected to meet the costs of travel, accommodation and meals to attend residential teaching sessions and exams in London.

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

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 Periodontology (Distance Learning) at graduate level
  • why you want to study Periodontology (Distance Learning) 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.

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available after 31 March 2022 and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June 2022.

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This page was last updated 28 Sep 2021