UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Special Care Dentistry

The programme provides a detailed understanding of the common systemic disorders likely to be of implication for routine dental care, alongside an understanding of the appropriate management and the ability to undertake clinical investigations for patients with systemic disease likely to complicate dental treatment.

Entry requirements

All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of 2 years' clinical experience post-qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: Clinical science and research methods; principles of therapeutics and treatment core course (special care dentistry); clinical care core course (special care dentistry); applied biology, systemic disease and behavioural sciences of relevance to special care dentistry; ethics, governance and public health of relevance to special care dentistry.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, journal clubs and clinics organised by many of the scientists and clinicians of the institute and allied hospital.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 24,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 39,570 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 19,940 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3456 1092