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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas


    Nursing & Health

  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    12 months

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees


  • Last Updated

    19 November 2018


This part-time course is open to Home/EU applicants only. The course is run in collaboration with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) of the Royal College of Surgeon of England and is ONLY available to candidates who have a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the FGDP(UK).

Modules earned through the MSc in Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry) supplement credits earned through the FGDP(UK) diploma, converting it into a masters qualification.

Course content

When you enrol at the University of Leeds, you'll carry 120 credits forward from your FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. These 120 credits will be combined with the 60 credits you'll earn studying with us to form your masters qualification. These 60 credits are formed of the following modules*:

  • Introduction to Research Methodology and Ethics (10 Credits)
  • Statistical Methods (10 Credits)
  • Research Project (40 Credits)

Early modules deepen your understanding of the philosophy of research, ethics and ethical approval, good practice in research and research methodology. You'll also gain experience of working within research groups with clinical and non-clinical colleagues.This will prepare you to undertake your own individual research project in the field of dental implants.

*These are typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our terms and conditions.

Course structure

The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.

For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry) MSc in the course catalogue


Year 1

Compulsory modules

  • Introduction to Research Methodology and Ethics
  • Research Project
  • Statistical Methods

Learning and teaching

The MSc course is delivered through a combination of intensive block teaching at the University of Leeds for the Research Methodology and Statistics Modules followed by distance learning for the Research Project. For the research project you'll be allocated an experienced personal mentor from our academic staff.


You'll be assessed through a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the course. These include:

  • Evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within Restorative Dentistry.
  • Demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to this specialist area.
  • Drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study.
  • Evaluating and criticising received opinion.
  • Making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitation on judgements made in the absence of complete data.

Applying, fees and funding

Entry requirements

The course is run in collaboration with the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) (FGDP(UK)) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is ONLY available to candidates who have a Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the FGDP(UK). Applicants must also hold a Primary Clinical Dental qualification which entitles them to register as a dental practitioner with the General Dental Council in the UK.

Applicants are required to provide the following with their application:

  • Proof of their FGDP(UK) affiliation
  • A research proposal
  • Details of two referees – one of whom must be an FGDP(UK) tutor to whom the applicant was known during the course of their Diploma.

English language requirements

IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in each component.

How to apply

Application deadline: 31 July 2019

If in doubt about your application, please ?subject=MSc%20Clinical%20Dentistry%20(Restorative%20Dentistry).


This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.

 If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.

Admissions policy

School of Dentistry Postgraduate Admissions Policy 2019


  • UK/EU: £6,500
  • International: Not Applicable

Read more about paying fees and charges.

Additional cost information

There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs

Scholarships and financial support

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.

Career opportunities

This unique course will help you develop an understanding in, and provide experience of, clinical research to an advanced level. These higher level skills will be invaluable in the assessment of the clinical evidence within your chosen field. The course will provide skills which are needed by high level practitioners to become leaders in their profession.

Visit the Clinical Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry) MSc page on the University of Leeds website for more details!




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