Recognised bachelor dentistry degree (BChD or BDS equivalent).
Postgraduate experience equivalent to at least two years full-time clinical practice for all new graduates, and at least 1 year immediately prior to the commencement of the course for graduates of 3 years or more.
Graduates seeking a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST), to be eligible to register on the General Dental Council's (GDC) Specialist Lists, must be accepted onto the course as a Specialist Registrar (StR) aith an NTN (Nationa Training Number), this only applied to home students who are registered with GDC. Providing all necessary requirements are met, they are then eligible to undertake the Royal College Memberships examination (Mpaeds Dent). The overseas students who wish to be eligible to sit the MPaed Dent examination, are advised to apply for the three year Professional doctorate programme. You can apply here
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in each component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
Improve your English
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks).
If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.
How to apply
The application deadline for September 2020 entry is Friday, 10 January 2020. After this date we will contact suitable applicants to arrange an interview via Skype.
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School of Dentistry Postgraduate Admissions Policy 2020
- UK/EU: Not applicable
- International: £96,000 (total)
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