Entry requirements

Graduates should be in practice in the UK/EU whilst undertaking the programme and hold GDC registration. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis subject to graduates fulfilling the above pre-requisites and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry English language requirements. As a dental practitioner, you should also have full professional indemnity and normally at least two years of clinical experience (full time equivalent). If you meet the above entry requirements you will be required to attend an interview.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your confidence and competence in minor oral surgery (MOS) with this highly practical MSc designed to enable working dental practitioners to study for a postgraduate degree. Led by a team of Oral Surgery Consultants and Specialists, the course delivers a large element of practical, simulated and clinical training, whilst also augmenting your theoretical knowledge and decision-making skills.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you will be required to provide evidence of competence in English language. The minimum acceptable English language requirement for postgraduate courses is IELTS 6.5 overall, in both cases with minimum 5.5 across all four components (listening, reading, speaking, writing). Other acceptable tests and scores include PTE Academic: 61, with minimum 51 across all four components (listening, reading, speaking, writing).

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


part time
24 months


part time
36 months

Course contact details

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