University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Paediatric Dentistry

This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise paediatric dentistry. You�ll develop an evidence-based and 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 basic dental qualification, and a minimum of two years� post-qualification clinical experience. MFDS or FDS is essential for UK students, and desirable if you�re based elsewhere. 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

Modules: research methods in clinical dentistry; principles of clinical management; current concepts in clinical dentistry; dental public health: foundations and theory; principles of clinical paediatric dentistry 1; principles of clinical paediatric dentistry 2; paediatric dentistry case studies; dissertation.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MClinDent Full-time £ 40,080 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MClinDent Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (home fees) 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