University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise orthodontics. You'll develop an evidence-based, critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry. A focus on research skills will give you the confidence to complete future clinical or laboratory-based research programmes. The programme includes all the features of the first two years of the Curriculum and Specialist Training Programme in Orthodontics approved by the UK General Dental Council.

Entry requirements

DClinDent: A primary university dental degree from an approved institution, and a minimum of 2 years' post-qualification clinical experience. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Core modules for both programmes: Principles of Clinical Orthodontics I; Principles of Clinical Orthodontics II; Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry; Principles of Clinical Management; Introduction to Statistics and Critical Appraisal; Orthodontic Case Studies and Dissertation. Additional core modules for DClinDent Orthodontics: Clinical Orthodontic Practice Programmes I, II, and III; Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis Principles; Research Project Literature Review; Orthodontic Thesis.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment, final examination with clinical and academic components, dissertation based on research project, presentation of selected patient records.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 44,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 33,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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