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Entry requirements

Applicants admitted onto the course will meet the following requirements:

  • Must hold a relevant Dental degree (e.g. BDS, Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy or equivalent)
  • Be actively engaged in dental practice
  • Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent in all four areas)

All suitable applicants will be interviewed. Interview procedures and decisions regarding applications will be conducted within the University’s policies on equal opportunities and admission.

If you have already completed Facilitating Learning and/or Mentoring in Dental Practice (or equivalent), please contact Vicky Buller, to discuss entry onto the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of the programme is to provide students with the opportunities to apply the theory, practice and associated research of teaching and assessment within Dental Education to support leaners and colleagues. This programme is also an opportunity for members of the Dental team who are able to study at level 7 and meet the relevant entry criteria.

This programme will combine didactic teaching by experts in their fields with the opportunity to learn educational practices.

Practical teaching takes place within our modern facilities. You will have the benefit of close support and supervision at all stages of your programme. The emphasis is on small group teaching allowing you maximum contact with your teachers and allowing you to make the best of your opportunity for postgraduate study.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400