University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


Develop your skills and expertise to a specialist level. Conforming to the GDC's Specialist Curricula, the courses cover the theoretical basis and practical skills needed to manage and treat endodontics, periodontics or prosthodontics and general restorative interdisciplinary cases. You'll use various complementary learning modalities, interacting with colleagues and allied specialties in restorative dentistry to jointly manage patient care. Over the three years, you'll learn sophisticated research methods and apply them in a scientific research investigation, with specific outcomes for each year of study. The DClinDent is suited to all dentists that wish to pursue specialist training in one of the restorative monospecialties and wish to prepare for the Specialty Membership Examinations in Endodontics, Periodontology and Prosthodontics of The Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).y.

Entry requirements

DClinDent: A university-accredited degree in dental surgery that enables the practice of dentistry and a minimum of 2 years' post-qualification experience in any sphere of restorative dentistry, including general dental practice. Students must also meet the Health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Year 1: Principles of Periodontal Treatment; Principles of Endodontic Treatment; Principles of Conservative Dentistry; Management of the Partially Dentate Patient I; Research Project: Literature Review; Clinical Practice Programme: New Patient I. Year 2: Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry; Principles of Clinical Management; Clinical Practice Programme: New Patient II; Research Project: Experimental Work Data Collection; Clinical Practice Programme: Treatment of Own Patients; Speciality Programme in Endodontics, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics. Year 3: Clinical Practice Programme: New Patient 3; Research Project: Completion and and Write Up; Clinical Practice Programme: Treatment of Own Patients; Speciality Programme in Endodontics, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by competency-based continuous clinical assessments, formal examinations, oral presentations, written assignments, research project.


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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