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MSc/PGDip Restorative Dentistry

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Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Restorative Dentistry

Course type


Course Summary

This course is delivered in partnership with the ICE Postgraduate Dental Hospital and Institute. This partnership will allow you as a student to gain hands on, supervised learning in a highly technical clinical setting at their facility in Salford Quays.

The course is aimed at dental practitioners who hold a GDC registrable dental degree and post-qualification experience in hospital service or general dental practice.

You will:

  • Develop clinical skills and competency in restorative dentistry
  • Use of case-based discussions and peer support to enable your professional development
  • Have opportunities to undertake research supported by university academics


A range of teaching methods will be used throughout the duration of the course. These include but are not limited to: Lectures,Tutorials, Hands-on workshops,Seminars, Self-directed study and Online learning opportunities via our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard).


Graduates of this programme will already be working dentists in professional practice.

This course will extend your scope of practice by providing you with advanced skills in restorative dentistry. There is a large demand for this type of treatment from patients and therefore dentists need to be skilled in this specialised area of dentistry.

tudents Can also exit with PGDip award.


The aims of this module are: Demonstrate an understanding of rehabilitation of the edentulous and partially-edentulous jaw Critically evaluate the management of the terminal dentition and planning of full-mouth implant prosthetics Analyse the removable and fixed options, indications and criteria for prosthetic choices Demonstrate an understanding of indications, advantages and disadvantages of digitally guided treatment Sythensise the psychological assessment of patients and managing expectations and explaining treatment modalities

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Students need to pay £4,410 per 30 credit module.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Part-time courses are not available for EU/international students.

Entry requirements

This programme is aimed at dental practitioners who hold a GDC registrable dental degree or equivalent in their home country and post-qualification experience in hospital service or general dental practice. Dental practitioners who fulfil the following criteria will be eligible for acceptance onto the programme; Evidence of full GDC registration and membership of a professional body (UK employees only) or equivalent in their home country for international applicants; Evidence of full indemnity insurance; Evidence of a relevant degree; Evidence of post-qualification experience in general dental practice or hospital service. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

University information

The University of Salford is an ambitious and progressive institution in the Greater Manchester area. It offers a high-quality programme of postgraduate and research degree courses that furthers understanding in key areas of global research, and leads graduates into challenging and rewarding careers in science, healthcare, law, business, engineering, the built environment, media, music and the arts. Students will join a postgraduate community...more

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