Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Dental Technology

The programmes offer specialist training building on an initial qualification in dental technology; completion of 60 credits at each stage is required; at certificate and diploma levels, students study modules from a selected specialist area which may include conservation, prosthodontics and orthodontics; there are several work-based learning modules involving for example case studies, personal and portfolio development; research modules are also available preparing candidates for the Master's if required; at this level a dissertation must be undertaken; the research topic is agreed between the student and supervisor.

Entry requirements

An initial qualification in dental technology is required; an Honours degree 1st or 2.1 in a dental technology degree; exceptional entry applicants are considered on an individual basis; such applicants must demonstrate that they are able to benefit from the programme. For non UK applicants, IELTS English Language requirement is 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessement is based practical and theoretical examinations, written or practical assignments or a combination of these; the Masters� component (part 2) is assessed by a dissertation worth 60 credits.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 470 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning £ 470 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 470 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

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Distance learning

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
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029 2041 6044