You need a primary university dental degree from a recognised institution, and a minimum of two years’ post-qualification clinical experience. You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses.
Months of entry
This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise orthodontics. You’ll develop an evidence-based, critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry. A focus on research skills will give you the confidence to complete future clinical or laboratory-based research programmes.
The course includes all the features of the first two years of the Curriculum and Specialist Training Programme in Orthodontics approved by the UK General Dental Council.
Once you've graduated, you’ll be able to diagnose and manage most conditions related to orthodontics, and understand the role of orthodontics in developing a comprehensive treatment strategy and plan for an individual patient. You’ll also be able to demonstrate critical appraisal skills when evaluating information in dental literature.
The flexible modular structure means the course meets a wide range of student needs.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Information for international students
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor