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PGDip Advanced Restorative Dentistry

PGDip Advanced Restorative Dentistry

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Study mode

Distance with attendance


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Restorative Dentistry

Course type


Course Summary


This course aims to:

  • provide innovative teaching and learning that enhances current knowledge and clinical skills in advanced restorative dentistry;
  • present sound academic theory and high-quality practical training in advanced restorative dentistry concepts by world-class mentors;
  • provide you with the confidence and ability to enhance your current clinical practice by incorporating the latest advances in technology and research, ensuring evidence based practice as well as biocompatible, functional and long-lasting restorative care;
  • deliver learning using the latest technology, enabling you to access the course regardless of place or time zone while maintaining your dental practice.

Teaching and learning

The majority of the learning resources will be online. The course uses recorded lectures to create an integrated learning programme, using the best of new media and technology.

The course is designed to encourage you to take responsibility for your own learning. The emphasis of the MSc is on a self-directed learning approach.

In addition, your online learning will be supplemented by attendance at two residential courses to complete the hands-on portion of the course.

Coursework and assessment

The majority of course unit assessments will be completed online, including the MCQ examination, and will include the preparation and presentation of clinical and written work, and competency case assessments.

For the Research Methods component, formal assessment takes the form of two tutor-marked assignments.


Operative Dentistry (15 Credits)
Fundamentals in Restorative Dentistry (30 Credits)
Issues in patient management (30 Credits)
Research Methods (15 Credits)
Complex Treatment (30 Credits)
Dissertation (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

We require a primary dental qualification from a recognised institution and at least two years' experience in general dental practice.