Taught course

Dental Technology

Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry · Institute of Dentistry

Entry requirements

Entry requirements A degree (minimum of second class honours) in dentistry or a subject relevant to dentistry, such as basic sciences or medical/bioengineering, or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience. A dental technology foundation degree, a minimum of two years' post-initial qualification experience, and the ability to demonstrate advanced technical expertise in the field. Applicants may also be required to satisfy a practical trade test. A recognised qualification in dental technology through assessments, including a written examination of a standard comparable to a three-year foundation degree in dental technology, or a graduate certificate in dental technology awarded at the level of merit. 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.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are a dentist, dental technician or a scientist who wants to gain a better research knowledge of dental technology and dental materials, this is the training course for you.

On this course you will be taught elements of dental technology, CAD-CAM, implantology, occlusion, aesthetics and materials. Teaching is carried out by our clinical consultants, chief technicians and dental/biomaterials experts in the Institute of Dentistry. This course is designed for future leaders in the field of dental technology or dental biomaterials who will take up posts in academia, research or industry.

This programme will:

  • Give you an improved scientific base and research skills
  • Teach you alongside our clinical postgraduate students, a unique feature of this programme
  • Allow you to interact with clinicians, attend implantology clinics and technical practice sessions and also attend management leadership and presentation skills courses.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Mike Cattell
+44 (0)20 7377 7000 ext 46100