Taught course

Conservative Dentistry

UCL - University College London · 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 Conservative Dentistry MSc http://www.ucl.ac.uk/eastman/education/programmes/conservative-dentistry-msc 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

A full-time, one-year (or for specialist registrars (SPRs), a part-time, two-year) Master's programme that provides advanced knowledge in various areas of conservative dentistry.

Approximately two-thirds of the programme is allocated to clinical and laboratory work for patients, and students benefit from access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques.

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

Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years (for SPRs only);

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, small group teaching, journal clubs, and one-to-one teaching in the clinical and laboratory situation. 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.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214