This full-time, three-year Master's programme provides intensive knowledge of the basic principles of periodontal diseases, the management of advanced periodontal cases and the surgical components of implant dentistry.
The programme offers students the ability to assess and manage the periodontal needs of a patient and to become competent in the presentation, diagnosis and management of all known diseases and disorders of the periodontium.
Students undertake modules to the value of 540 credits. The current structure of modules is under review and may be updated in February 2018.
Year one consists of core modules (180 credits). Year two consists of core modules (180 credits). Year three consists of core modules (120 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits).
There are no optional modules for this programme.
Each student undertakes an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 13,000–15,000 words.
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through seminars, tutorials, individual and small-group teaching, self-directed learning, and practical clinical and experiential learning; with maximum exposure to clinical methodologies and management of patients with periodontal diseases.
Further information on modules and degree structure is available on the department website: Periodontology MClinDent
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
The programme offers the intensive knowledge and clinical expertise necessary to practise periodontics at a specialist level.
Recent career destinations for this degree
Following completion of the programme, graduates have joined or started dental practices in the UK, EU and overseas working in the field of periodontics and implant dentistry. Some graduates have followed clinically related PhD programmes and have been appointed to academic positions in dental schools in the UK and overseas. A number of international graduates have been appointed to prestigious governmental positions in their countries.
Careers data is taken from the ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ survey undertaken by HESA looking at the destinations of UK and EU students in the 2013–2015 graduating cohorts six months after graduation.
Students benefit from first-class facilities and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques as well as internationally renowned speakers and honorary staff members.
Visit the Periodontology (MClinDent) page on the University College London website for more details!