Taught course

Orthodontics

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of Clinical Dentistry
Qualifications
DClinDent

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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 programme 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.

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Online learning
  • Demonstrations
  • Clinical sessions
  • Laboratory and typodont exercises

Working with a number of patients, you’ll get extensive practical clinical experience in the use of fixed, removable and functional appliances.

Assessment

Continuous assessment, final examination with clinical and academic components, dissertation based on research project, presentation of selected patient records.

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

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

DClinDent

full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
dentalpgtadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 215 9318