University of Bristol

Clinical Oral Surgery

This programme develops students' knowledge and enhances clinical skills through hands-on clinical experience in oral surgery. In addition to study days and clinical skills teaching, students will undertake a clinical attachment at the University of Bristol Dental Hospital where they will treat oral surgery patients under the supervision of hospital specialists. Students will attend outpatient clinics and operate under close supervision in the oral surgery department of the School of Oral and Dental Sciences, University of Bristol Dental Hospital. Our programme has been specifically designed for experienced dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for their patients in practice. Students who complete both this Certificate and the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Oral Surgery, Clinical Conscious Sedation and Anxiety Management.

Course modules

There will be a mixed delivery approach, including direct clinical supervision, small group teaching, clinical skills sessions (eg suture simulation), and self-directed learning using virtual learning environment material. There are three core units. Assessment will be by written assignment, online MCQ, e-assessment, clinical competency work-based assessments and portfolio. Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Oral Surgery. (


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 GBP 11,725 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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