Taught course


Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry · Adult Oral Health

Entry requirements

A minimum of two years’ clinical experience after completion of your primary dental qualification. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential and non-native English speakers are required to have a minimum IELTS score of 7 or an IBTOEFL score of 100. International applicants Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Find out more about our English language entry requirements. If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Master of Clinical Dentistry (Peridontology)

Months of entry


Course content

Dental disease is the most common disease in the UK and many developed countries. This disease can be caused by small daily problems, but often leads to long-term suffering and loss of quality of life.

The programme consists of intense or sound basic and advanced clinical training, formal taught elements and the completion of a research project and dissertation. The programme includes attendance at weekly new patient diagnostic clinics, clinical practice in periodontology, including surgical, antimicrobial, regenerative and mucogingival procedures, management of periodontal disease in patients with other restorative problems, and principles and practice of implant dentistry.

It is designed for dental graduates who wish to pursue postgraduate level education for a career in periodontology.

This programme will:

  • Give you the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in periodontology
  • Provide you with updated theoretical background and high-quality clinical training in the field of periodontology
  • Give you training in the area of research and preparation of manuscripts for scientific publications.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

College subsidy.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
clinical practical oral exams50

Course contact details

Dr Dominiki Chatzopoulou
+44 (0)20 7882 8639