Taught course

Paediatric Dentistry

Queen Mary, University of London · School of Medicine and 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, including 6 months full-time experience in paediatric dentistry.

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.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are a dental graduate who wishes to pursue a career in paediatric dentistry, this programme is for you. The Professional Doctorate Programme in Paediatric Dentistry provides an integrated three years training for dentists who aspire to be specialists, either in primary or secondary services, or clinical academics of the future.

The DClinDent Degree integrates academic activities with clinical practice and research up to level 8 of FHEQ and covers all the topics in the GDC (UK) Specialist Curriculum. The degree is full-time and will provide a sound basis for developing an academic career and for preparing for a career as a specialist in the discipline of Paediatric Dentistry. Completion of this programme can lead to Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of The Royal College of Surgeons, and full active membership of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Institute of Dentistry
020 7882 5511