Taught course

Paediatric Dentistry

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

Entry requirements

You should have a primary qualification in Dentistry - BDS or equivalent, plus two years full-time (or equivalent) post qualification clinical practice of dentistry. Other international qualifications may be acceptable, please contact the Admissions Office for clarification. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential and non-native English speakers are required to have a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any part), or TOEFL scores as follows : internet based 106, computer based 263, paper based 627 and must have been completed within the last two years. 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 dental graduate who wants to pursue a career in paediatric dentistry, either in primary or secondary care services, or in a university setting, this programme is for you. The programme can contribute the first two years of your clinical training and if you successfully complete an optional third year of training - which is available through competitive entry - this can lead to Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and full active membership of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry.

This programme will:

  • Familiarise you with up-to-date techniques in paediatric dentistry
  • Give you hands-on training with children and adolescents
  • Allow you to also participate in medical clinics held in the main hospital
  • Form a solid basis for PhD study.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Lorraine Low
+44 (0)20 7882 8744