Taught course

Special Care 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 Special Care Dentistry PG Cert http://www.ucl.ac.uk/eastman/education/programmes/special-care-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 part-time, one-year Postgraduate Certificate programme aims to bring dentists up to date with the latest knowledge relevant to the clinical practice of special care dentistry.

The programme's students benefit from a friendly, welcoming staff, comprehensive education portfolio, first-class facilities for both education and research which provide unique, seamless training in specialist dentistry and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques which ensures experience in managing complex clinical problems.

Find out more about the programme on the institute's Special Care Dentistry PG Cert page.

1 year;

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, journal clubs and clinics organised by many of the scientists and clinicians of the institute and allied hospital.

The programme consists of 27 contact days, all Mondays.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214