Taught course

Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry

UCL Institute of Education · Eastman Dental Institute

Entry requirements

All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification. For further requirements please refer to the institute's Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry PG Cert http://www.ucl.ac.uk/eastman/education/programmes/advanced-aesthetic-dentistry-postgraduate-certificate page.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a Postgraduate Certificate programme that thoroughly explores the most important topics in aesthetic dentistry. It covers scientific documentation as well as clinical applications and step by step clinical procedures. It is studied part-time over one year (October to July).

The programme places emphasis on acquiring knowledge, understanding and skills in the areas of aesthetic restorations, contemporary biomaterials and evidence-based clinical procedures and techniques.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry PG Cert page.

Material is delivered through lectures in a seminar setting, hands on training in lab and clinic in small groups, interactive case studies, treatment planning exercises, and video patient demonstrations.

Part-time: 1 year;

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of 50% lectures, interactive seminars and treatment planning, and 50% skills laboratory and clinical hands-on training.

There are two MCQ written exams, an essay and a viva voce oral exam.

This is a part-time programme with 24 teaching days, usually Thursdays, spread out between October and August.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214