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Entry requirements

Applicants must possess an approved undergraduate dental qualification (i.e. BDS, or equivalent from a recognised institution) and have a minimum of one year 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

This course will train students to identify, plan, restore and maintain implants in straightforward cases. It introduces state-of-the-art digital guided surgery; students will be able to provide a straightforward level of clinical restorative implant dentistry in their practice. The course is delivered via a blended-learning approach and is open to overseas students. UK students who wish to only undertake the PG Cert should apply for the MSc and exit after the first year

The programme is offered as a blended programme and ideally suited for the busy practitioner and the overseas dentist. Attendance is limited to two one-week blocks in October and January; interdispersed with remote learning for rest of the year. 

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

The programme is taught by experienced specialist dentists on the institute’s staff and complemented by respected visiting clinicians and teachers. Students benefit from state of the art facilities and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The programme is delivered through a series of remote webinars and interactive lectures, seminars, workshops, live/video surgery in a state-of-the-art skills laboratories. A combination of synchronous and asynchronous teaching methodologies will be implemented ensure effective blended learning strategies

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214