Taught course

Dental Technology

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Due to the specialist nature of the programmes, an initial qualification in dental technology is required. Applicants should have a good honours degree (1st or 2:1) in a dental technology degree. Exceptional entry applicants will be considered on an individual basis. Such applicants will need to demonstrate that they are able to benefit from the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The programmes offer specialist training building on an initial qualification in dental technology. Completion of 60 credits at each stage is required. At Certificate and Diploma levels, students study modules from a selected specialist area which may include conservation, prosthodontics and orthodontics. For example, complex complete and partial dentures, precision attachments, implants, fixed and myofunctional orthodontic appliances may be covered.

There are several Work Based Learning modules involving for example case studies, personal and portfolio development. Research modules are also available preparing candidates for the Masters' if required. At this level a dissertation must be undertaken.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Jeff Lewis
+44 (0)29 2041 6899