Taught course

Clinical Oral Surgery

University of Bristol · Department of Oral and Dental Science

Entry requirements

BDS (or equivalent United Kingdom General Dental Council-registerable dental qualification) • At least one year's demonstrable postgraduate clinical experience • Evidence of registration with the General Dental Council and adequate medico-legal indemnity insurance • All necessary immunisations as required by the General Dental Council (the University and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to check these during registration) • Basic computer skills and access to a PC with internet connection

Months of entry


Course content

This programme develops students’ knowledge and enhances clinical skills through hands-on clinical experience in oral surgery. Following a series of study days and clinical skills teaching, students will undertake a clinical attachment within the University of Bristol Dental Hospital where they will treat oral surgery patients under the supervision of hospital specialists.

Students will spend two days every month, for up to nine months, attending outpatient clinics and operating under close supervision in the oral surgery department of the School of Oral and Dental Sciences, University of Bristol Dental Hospital.

Our programme has been specifically designed for experienced dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for their patients in practice.

Students that complete both this Certificate and the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Oral Surgery, Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management.

Fees and funding

UK students
Part time: £7,600

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Senior Faculty Admissions Administrator
+44 (0) 117 342 4439