Taught course

Endodontics (Dental Specialties)

The University of Manchester · School of Dentistry

Entry requirements

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their primary dental qualification from a recognised institution.

Months of entry


Course content

These courses are designed for experienced dental practitioners who wish to further their knowledge in endodontics, the branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the tooth root, dental pulp and surrounding tissues.

The aim of this module is to offer research training in the identification, formulation and implementation of a specific research project.

Teaching and learning methods are designed to encourage the student to take responsibility for their own learning and to integrate work with informal educational activities.

Examples of dissertations submitted include:

The use of microcomputed tomography (Micro CT) in the assessment of obturation techniques
A comparative study of three periapical radiographic techniques for endodontic working length estimation
Microleakage of posts luted with resin based materials
An in vitro evaluation of the effectiveness of different concentrations of sodium hydrochlorite in the elimination of enterococcus faecalis
Apical preparation: The effect of different sizes and tapers upon the quality of the apical seal - an in vitro study

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English require a minimum IELTS of 6.5 with no less than 6 in the written component; TOEFL 575 paper-based, 230 computer-based or 90 iBT.

Fees and funding

Self-funding; Government/Embassy sponsorship; Employer.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


part time
18 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
0161 306 0239