This is a full-time, three-year Master's programme
Modes and duration
Tuition fees (2019/20)
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 two 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 offers theoretical knowledge and practical experience in all aspects of prosthodontics, including fixed (both conventionally prepared and resin-retained designs) and removable prosthodontics, implant-supported prostheses for single missing teeth or partially/fully edentulous cases, ahdesive dentistry and the range of diagnostic procedures required to ensure effective planning and design of oral reconstructions. Students are also exposed to digital dentistry workflows.
Please note that the module structure and assessments are under review with the scope of merging some modules and reducing the assessments, aligning ILOs and improving the learning experience and content. The new changes will take place during the 2019-20 academic year and complete module information will be updated when approved.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits. All modules are compulsory.
In year one, students complete core modules to the value of (180 credits). In year two, students complete core modules to the value of (90 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits). In year three students complete clinical study (not credit bearing).
- Interdisciplinary Aspects of Restorative Treatment
- Principles of Treatment Core Module (Conservative Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Prosthodontics) and Removable Prosthodontics-Phantom Head
- Fundamentals of Fixed and Implant Prosthodontics
- Fundamentals of Removable Prosthodontics
- Prosthodontic Treatment Planning and Functional Occlusion
- Prosthodontic Clinical and Laboratory Care 1
- Advanced Restorative Seminars - Clinical Log Book 1 and Case Reports 1
- Prosthodontic Operative Dentistry and Endodontics
- Advanced Fixed, Removable, Implant and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
- Prosthodontic Clinical and Laboratory Care 2
- Prosthodontic Clinical Log Book and Case Reports 2
- Clinical Science and Research Methods
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.
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding 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.
The majority of graduates completing the programme progress onto specialist lists in prosthodontics in the UK. Overseas graduates can apply to sit examinations to join relevant specialist lists in prosthodontics.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The programme is intensive 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.
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.
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.
- All applicants
- 7 January 2019
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.
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.