Taught course

Dental Education

Newcastle University · School of Dental Sciences

Entry requirements

A relevant dental degree (eg. BDS, Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy or equivalent) and actively engaged in dental practice.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Dental Education PGCert will enable you to enhance your educational practice, skills and knowledge in dental education.

About this course

You'll develop a scholarly approach to dental education and gain the expertise necessary for effective clinical education in your educational role.

The PG Certificate in Dental Education provides dental professionals with a flexible and practice-based opportunity to enhance educational practice, skills and knowledge. This course is designed for dental professionals aspiring to Foundation Dental Supervisors and Therapist Educational Supervisors. Current Educational Supervisors may also want to build on their skills and qualifications.

As a student, you'll benefit from 125 years of dental education in Newcastle. We are one of the largest and best-equipped dental schools in the UK.

We're top 50 in the world for dentistry in the QS world rankings by subject 2021.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements:

  • IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 7.0 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Assistant