University of Kent

University of Kent

Primary Dental Care for Foundation Dentists

This programme is work-based and structured specifically for primary dental care practitioners. The programme has a flexible, modular format and adopts a blended learning approach; designed to combine academic study, professional practice and online techniques. It also provides transferable credits towards a Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FFGDP) and an opportunity for you to develop both personal and professional skills enabling you to engage more effectively in meeting the changing needs of the dental sector. The initial award is for a postgraduate certificate but further study can lead to a diploma and onwards to a Master's degree.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a nomination for Dental Foundation Training in Primary Dental Care Practice delivered by Kent Sussex and Surrey Postgraduate Dental Deanery; registration with the General Dental Council. Please also check our website for general entry requirements (including English language requirements).

Course modules

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a number of methods including, clinical key skills portfolio, clinical case studies, practice audit and the completion of an electronic personal development portfolio.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Centre for Professional Practice
Telephone number: 
01634 888929