Taught course

Dental Sedation and Pain Management

UCL - University College London · Eastman Dental Institute

Entry requirements

UK/EU applicants must be registered with the GDC or GMA and have a minimum of one year clinical experience post-qualification. International students without the above registration are welcome to undertake the theoretical elements of the programme as a CPD course. Contact UCL Eastman for more information.

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.

Months of entry


Course content

This Postgraduate Certificate programme develops students\' theoretical and practical competencies in the fast-developing world of sedation and pain management, and is studied part-time over one year. It is compliant with UK sedation guidelines.

The programme is available to both doctors and dentists, which is unique in the UK. The programme invites guest speakers from other institutions and the Programme Director himself is a visiting professor from UWC, Cape Town, providing connections with the international sedation community. You can find out more about the programme on the main Dental Sedation and Pain Management page.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Dental Sedation and Pain Management PG Cert page.

Part-time: 1 year;

Fees and funding

Fee UK/EU Part-time: GBP6,445; Overseas Part-time: GBP12,950;

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


The programme is delivered through lectures, clinical skills seminars, problem-based learning and directly supervised clinical sessions sedating patients. Students also receive simulation training in the management of medical emergencies.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214