University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh


Students learn to diagnose anomalies of the dentition; detect development deviations; formulate a treatment plan and predict its course; evaluate the need for orthodontic treatment; carry out treatment using fixed, functional and removable appliances; treat adults, orthognathic, surgical cases and cleft-palate patients; in addition to developing their scientific approach, the programme will teach students the psychological aspects of treatment.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree, or an equivalent primary dental qualification, plus a minimum of 2 years' postgraduate experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods

Written examinations, diagnostic tests, case presentations, and the presentation of research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MClinDent Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MClinDent Full-time £ 37,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Senior Administrative Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 536 4970