Research course

Oral and Dental Sciences

University of Bristol · Bristol Dental School
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Holders of non-UK degrees or other qualifications can obtain advice from the faculty office.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Bristol Dental School performed highly in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). We increased our percentage of world-leading (4*) research from 20 per cent to 43 per cent compared with RAE2008, and the percentage of world-leading and internationally excellent (4* and 3*) research increased from 60 per cent (RAE2008) to 80 per cent (REF2014).

The school combines laboratory-based and clinically-applied research and fosters a high level of collaboration between staff and students. The research programme is funded by internal and external grants from charities, research councils and industry.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36-48 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team