University of Warwick

University of Warwick


This course has been designed to promote awareness and skills of modern orthodontics and its scope for use in primary care dental practice; students are be tutored by a wide range of experts in the field of orthodontics, together with advanced clinical training; students develop a proficiency in orthodontics informed by evidence-based dentistry; the course also enhances professional development, supporting students to think creatively and independently, to solve problems, to exercise judgement, and to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and colleagues; much of the teaching is carried out in our regional teaching centre in Royal Leamington Spa; this course covers all of the requirements for DIWSE recognition.

Entry requirements

1st Class or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or comparable institution plus suitable experience; part-time students must also: hold a license to practice dentistry (BDS or LDS or international equivalent); and be a current member of the General Dental Council; plus have their own indemnity insurance for practising dentistry; and normally have completed 1 year of vocational training; English language requirements: IELTS overall score of at least 6.5 (with 6.5 in the reading and writing components); TOEFL (iBT) 92, PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles of orthodontics; clinical practice in orthodontics; multidisciplinary treatment and orthodontic force systems; clinical quality improvement and risk management; introduction to management in health service organisations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time day September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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