Taught course

Endodontic Practice

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

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a UK dental degree or equivalent (such as IQE/ORE), hold full registration with the General Dental Council and have a minimum post-initial qualification experience of two years. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Non-native English speakers are required to have a minimum IELTS score of 7 (not less than 6.5 in any part) or an IBTOEFL score of 106. For the yearly intake, you may apply when the online application facility is active. Although the deadline for applications is, normally, 31 May, once a critical number of applications have been received, short-listing will occur and interviews will be conducted. Offers for places will only be made after competitive interview. Successful applicants are scheduled to start their course in September. Note: All applicants offered a place must complete a health assessment with the university's Occupational Health Service and must satisfy the Department of Health (www.dh.gov.uk) guidance on health clearance for new healthcare workers (Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV: New healthcare workers, Department of Health, 2007). International applicants Please note that this particular programme is only open to UK/EEA applicants. However, overseas applicants holding full registration with the General Dental Council and possessing UK residential status may apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is uniquely structured to enable dental practitioners to enhance their knowledge and clinical skills in endodontics. Requiring a minimum commitment of one day a week for three calendar years, inclusive of attendance one day every fortnight, it is ideally suited for the busy dental practitioner keen on acquiring a postgraduate qualification in endodontics whilst continuing to work in practice.

The programme provides an in-depth approach for exploring current concepts in clinical endodontics, offering deeper knowledge and understanding of the subject, improving clinical skills and increasing job satisfaction. There will be opportunities to access current endodontic concepts and research, exchange ideas and experience with other postgraduate students.

This programme is jointly hosted by the Institute of Dentistry, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, and the Dental Teaching Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust.

This MSc is also suitable if you wish to be qualified to work as a Dentist with Special Interests (DwSIs) in Endodontics, an initiative jointly developed by the Department of Health (England) and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK). In addition, this MSc may be a stepping-stone to specialisation; further study, training and examinations after the MSc, fulfilling the requirements of the Curriculum for Specialist Training in Endodontics, will lead to entry into the General Dental Council (UK) Endodontic Specialist Register.

This programme will:

  • Provide an in-depth approach for exploring current concepts in clinical endodontics, offering deeper knowledge and understanding of the subject, improving clinical skills and leading to increased job satisfaction
  • Allow you to exchange ideas and experience with a wide range of fellow practitioners
  • Contribute to, and enhance, your career options, by allowing you access to current endodontic concepts and research
  • Form part of your Personal Development Plan.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Professor BS Chong
+44 (0) 20 7882 8147