Taught course

Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Applied Dental Practice)

University of Kent · Centre for Professional Practice

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold one of the following:

  • An exisiting professional qualification with registration to General Dental Council


  • A professional qualification in a related field, for example; dental practice management, dental public health or dental health promotion studies.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry


Course content

Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Applied Dental Professional Practice) MSc is a flexible, transdisciplinary, postgraduate programme designed for dental professionals who wish to develop their academic skills alongside their professional role.

Exploring a specific area of your profession you will consider the professional challenges associated with your practice and develop academic skills. You will gain the opportunities to analyse the current debates relating to key issues relevant to the professional dental context in which you are working and develop academic and professional skills necessary to meet the evolving needs of patient care of contemporary practice.

Studying within the Centre for Professional Practice, you will benefit from a transdisciplinary learning environment; access to University resources and specialist academic and clinical staff.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements . Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding webpages for the most current informaton and application processes

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Further details of qualification

Two to three years part-time.

Course contact details

Centre for Professional Practice (for subject enquires)
+44 (0) 1634 888929