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Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Learn the latest endodontic techniques and skills, demonstrating both classic and contemporary ideas that you will find immediately useful in your dental clinics.

Course overview

Our course provides in-depth training in the latest endodontic techniques and skills and demonstrates both classic and contemporary ideas that you will find immediately useful in your dental clinics. Your confidence in cleaning, shaping and filling root canals will increase - and become more profitable and enjoyable.

Teaching methods

You will be taught using both interactive seminar discussions in small groups and extensively via hands-on sessions. Group sizes will be limited to ensure the best possible experience for you.


Assessment is via a mixture of literature reviews, case presentations, short question answer papers and practical OSCE exams.

Contact hours are three per week. You will also be expected to undertake seven to ten hours of private study per week.

Job prospects

Previous programme graduates have often gone onto careers providing enhanced endodontic care either in their own practices or in endodontic referral practices.


Module content will include: 1. Evaluation of the history of the dental operating microscope, the indications for use of the operating microscope in endodontology. The importance of illumination and magnification in the successful and predictable management of endodontic cases; 2. Inflammation and immunity; a critical review of acute inflammation, chronic inflammation, host immunity and how these processes relate to the endodontic disease process.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

2022/23 Home fee per 20 credit module is £765. Where a taught programme is studied part-time (PT), the fees payable each year will depend on the number of modules studied during that year.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

2022 tuition Fee (per year) £13,450 and it is a guide for part time students.

Entry requirements

You must be a qualified dentist and, while experience is helpful, it isn’t essential. You must also be registered with the General Dental Council (or equivalent in your own country).

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more