Restorative Dental Practice MSc

London, Bloomsbury

This part-time three-year Master's programme enhances students' ability to provide high-quality and comprehensive restorative management to a majority of patients.

UK students International students
Study mode
UK tuition fees (2022/23)
Fees to be confirmed
£14,700
Programme fees on a modular (flexible) basis.
Overseas tuition fees (2022/23)
Fees to be confirmed
£29,400
Programme fees on a modular (flexible) basis.
Duration
3 academic years
5 academic years
Programme starts
January 2023
Applications accepted
All applicants: 13 Jun – 28 Oct 2022

Applications open

Entry requirements

Applicants must possess an undergraduate dental qualification (i.e. BDS, or equivalent from a recognised institution) and have a minimum of one year experience post-qualification. Applicants must have full and current registration with the UK General Dental Council (or equivalent) and to be in practice with access to patients for the duration of the programme.

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 enhance students' knowledge of the clinical applications and limitations of restorative dentistry, develop the skill of critical reading of published literature, and enhance research methodology and presentation skills.

A comprehensive range of Restorative Dentistry topics will be covered, progressively and systematically increasing your range and depth of knowledge as you progress through the programme. 

Students will have the opportunity to learn research methods and techniques, whilst undertaking a year-long original, supervised research project.

The programme is delivered through seminars, lectures and practical sessions in state-of-the-art skills laboratories, providing a highly supportive and relevant learning experience in Restorative Dentistry.

Who this course is for

The programme is ideal for General Dental Practitioners wishing to develop their practice in Restorative Dentistry in order to improve job satisfaction and to be able to offer patients a higher level of care and increase their self-confidence.

What this course will give you

The programme is taught by eminent restorative dentists on the institute’s staff and complemented by respected visiting clinicians and teachers. Students benefit from first-class facilities and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques.

Read further information on modules and degree structure.

The foundation of your career

Graduates use the qualification to improve their prospects by moving to better dental practices, setting up their own dental practices, progressing to full-time Master's programmes and specialist training, progressing to PhD level, and developing careers in teaching.

Employability

Most graduates return to enhanced careers in Primary Care Dentistry. A small number progress to full-time Master's programmes, sometimes with specialist training. One recent graduate progressed to a part-time PhD. Others develop special interests in aspects of Restorative Dentistry or engage in a part-time career in teaching.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through seminars, lectures and practical sessions in state-of-the-art skills laboratories, providing a highly supportive and relevant learning experience in Restorative Dentistry.

Assessments include: Reflective Portfolios, Clinical Case Presentations, Coursework (Essays) and Written and MCQ Examinations.(Subject to confirmation)

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 Restorative Dental Practice.

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.

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Graduate Open Events: Applying for Graduate Study at UCL

The Applying to UCL for graduate study session took place in December 2021. The session, covered by our Graduate Admissions and Student Recruitment teams, provides helpful information about the process of applying for graduate study, as well as offering an insight into what we consider to be a competitive application.

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Graduate Open Events: Funding your studies

The Funding your studies session took place in December 2021. The session, covered by our Funding and Student Recruitment teams, provides information and guidance about the various scholarships and funding opportunities for graduate study at UCL.

Fees and funding

Fees for this course

UK students International students
Fee description Full-time Part-time
Tuition fees (2022/23) Fees to be confirmed £14,700
Tuition fees (2022/23) Fees to be confirmed £29,400

Programme fees on a modular (flexible) basis.

Additional costs

All students on this programme on a part-time or flexible basis are required to pay a fee deposit of £500.

We advise students to purchase certain items during the certificate & diploma years, but there is no compulsion.

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:

  • your academic and professional background meets the demands of this programme
  • why you want to study restorative dental practice at graduate level
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • 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.

For full details of the application process please refer to the institute's Restorative Dental Practice MSc page.

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

Choose your programme

Please read the Application Guidance before proceeding with your application.

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