University of Essex

University of Essex

Advanced Periodontal Practice (Dental Care Professional)

Gain a broad and critical understanding of the key concepts underlying clinical periodontal practice. Students critically appraise research findings and develop their own evidence-based practice. The course provides an educational route for you, as a dental hygienist or dental therapist, to acquire advanced skills and knowledge in periodontology.

Entry requirements

A relevant professional qualification and current registration with the relevant UK professional regulatory body plus a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience. A good 1st degree in a relevant subject, or relevant professional experience and qualifications that demonstrate ability to study at Master's level. You must be currently employed in a relevant field of practice. For non-native speakers of English an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 580/240.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 36 months
PgDip Full-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southend Campus Southend SS1 1LW South East

Key information

Graduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01206 872719