Taught course

MClinDent Periodontology

Queen Mary, University of London · School of Medicine and Dentistry

Entry requirements


Months of entry


Course content

Programme description
This programme is designed for dental graduates who wish to pursue postgraduate level education or a career in Periodontology. The programme is recognised by the UK Specialist Advisory Committee in Restorative Dentistry as suitable for the first two years of specialist training in Periodontology. An optional third year of training is available through competitive entry for UK / EU applicants wishing to be entered on the GDC specialist list; this option must be agreed by The London Deanery prior to entry.
Programme outline
Our programme consists of clinical training, formal taught elements and the completion of a research project and dissertation. The clinical training (60 per cent) in diagnosis and management of periodontal disease emphasises the practice of advanced techniques in periodontology and includes the relationship between periodontology and other dental disciplines. The formal teaching element (25 per cent) is designed to provide a wide scientific background in the practice of periodontology. Your supervised research project will constitute of 15 per cent of your total programme activity. All the taught and clinical modules in the programme are core modules.

You will have a wide range of opportunities and topic choices for your research project, which you will conduct in our exemplary modern research laboratory and clinical facilities.

The full programme includes attendance at weekly new patient diagnostic clinics, clinical practice in periodontology including surgical, antimicrobial, regenerative and mucogingival procedures, management of periodontal disease in patients with other restorative problems, and principles and practice of implant dentistry.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Dominiki Chatzopoulou
+44 (0)20 7882 8639