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Entry requirements

All applicants must hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification.

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 page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Conservative Dentistry is an intensive clinical, academic and research programme across the disciplines of fixed prosthodontics, implant dentistry, operative dentistry and endodontics. It is offered as a one-year, full-time course (or two-year, part time programme for specialist registrars (StRs)).

The MSc in Conservative Dentistry is an intensive programme which maintains a good balance between theoretical knowledge, practical experience and research.  

Students are exposed to complex clinical cases to develop their treatment planning skills and enhance their clinical skill set.  Students also undertake laboratory work to appreciate its role in successful clinical outcomes.  In our new teaching facilities, students will be exposed to both analogue and digital workflows. Research projects are innovative and clinically relevant.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Conservative Dentistry MSc page.

The MSc in Conservative Dentistry at UCL Eastman Dental Institute will help you see your dental practice and patient management in a whole new holistic way.  By the end of the programme you will have developed confidence for managing patients with complex restorative needs.  You will also have the opportunity for developing your knowledge and skills in implant dentistry and digital workflows.

Our programmes are supported by a number of full-time and part-time staff, including Clinical Academics, Consultants, Technical Instructors, Specialist clinicians and guest lecturers.  You will interact and experience teaching through a small and focused international cohort, as places are limited. Learning is accomplished through seminars, advanced diagnosis and treatment planning sessions, supervised clinical patient treatment, as well as supervised laboratory work.  The programme has been successful for over 20 years and enjoys a worldwide reputation.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, small group teaching, journal clubs, and one-to-one teaching in clinical and laboratory settings. Assessment is through written papers (MCQ, MSA, and essays), mock written, oral and patient examination, supervised clinical work, internal graduate appraisal, logbooks, and the dissertation. Assessments are a mixture of face-to-face and online.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3456 1092