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.

Entry requirements

You need a primary university dental degree from an approved institution, and a minimum of two years� post-qualification clinical experience. You must also meet our 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, or equivalent.

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.

Assessment methods

Teaching: Lectures, tutorials, seminars, demonstrations, clinical sessions, laboratory and typodont exercises. Working with a number of patients, you�ll get extensive practical clinical experience in the use of fixed, removable and functional appliances.Assessment: Continuous assessment, final examination with clinical and academic components, dissertation based on research project, presentation of selected patient records.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MClinDent Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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0114 271 7884