Taught course

Periodontology (Clin)

The University of Manchester · School of Dentistry

Entry requirements

All applicants will be required to provide evidence of a primary dental degree from a recognised institution. The School also requires applicants to have at least two years' recent experience in clinical professional practice.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme aims to produce graduates equipped with the academic knowledge and clinical skills required for specialist level clinical practice in Periodontology.
The course aims to: Provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes of the student fundamental to diagnosis and treatment of periodontics and related procedures. Provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable critical evaluation and problem solving for periodontal problems to allow independent practise. Provide the knowledge relating to the contemporary practise of periodontics (including an appreciation of an interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive patient care), to allow communication with both specialist and non-specialist audiences. Produce students who are competent in the design and interpretation of original clinical research at the forefront of current dental research. Provide students with the knowledge and experience to plan, implement and complete a research project showing initiative and personal responsibility. Develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to prepare for advanced clinical practise in periodontics. Provide the knowledge to have a comprehensive understanding of the complex issues involved in the scientific basis of periodontology.

Information for international students

For those students whose first language is not English, one of the following is required: A minimum IELTS of 6.5 with no less than 6 in the written component TOEFL: 577 paper-based, 233 computer-based, 90 iBT, Pearson Test 59-65.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

School of Dentistry
+44 (0)161 306 1562