Taught course

Dental Implantology

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

To join this programme, you must be a qualified dentist with full General Dentist Council (GDC) registration and professional indemnity insurance. You will need a minimum of two years post-qualification experience in general dental practice or hospital service. An interview will form part of the selection process.

Months of entry


Course content

This distinctive programme is the result of a joint partnership between Edge Hill University and Implant Centres of Excellence (ICE Ltd). It will train you in the practical application of dental implantology in the clinic, combining theoretical knowledge with the requirement to successfully complete a range of cases at a clinical hub, supported by a team of experienced dentists and a clinical mentor. You will be introduced to new technologies such as minimally invasive computer guided surgery and explore CAD-CAM restorative treatment techniques, infection control, medico-legal and ethical considerations, and human factors. There is a focus on teamwork, collaboration and reflection with the overall aim of nurturing an evidence-based approach to practice and enhancing the quality of patient care. Upon successful completion of the programme you will have developed the core clinical skills and competency in the restorative and surgical aspects of implant dentistry, as well as acquiring essential skills in critical analysis and research.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for this programme for academic year 2018/19 are still to be announced. You are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
42 months


You will be assessed both formatively and summatively using a combination of theoretical and practical methods. These will enable you to demonstrate successful acquisition of the necessary academic knowledge and clinical competencies in implant dentistry. Assessment methods will include essay writing, critical appraisal of research papers, preparing research proposals, delivering case presentations or treatment plans, and conducting practice-based pilot studies or a cycle of clinical audits. Clinical portfolios will be assessed to allow you to demonstrate your engagement with the evidence-base that supports practice and the application of best practice guidance to your clinical work.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171