Dental training and science
Innovations in treatments, diagnostics, materials and therapies enable the dental profession to make rapid advances in the prevention of oral disease, the improvement of oral health and the restoration of tooth function. From specialist clinical training to translational research, King’s offers high quality, high intensity programmes to take students to the forefront of their field.
As a global centre of excellence for dental education, research and oral healthcare, evidence-based teaching and learning, sophisticated clinical care and research methodology lie at the heart of all our postgraduate programmes.
Whether it's to become expert in your field, improve your clinical skills and knowledge, or pursue your research interests, King’s enables you to advance in a way that fits in with your other commitments with a wide portfolio of full-time, part-time and distance learning courses.
Distance learning courses
The Dental Institute has pioneered distance learning, providing an alternative to on-campus teaching for postgraduate students from many different countries including the UK. This is the perfect solution for dentists who wish to continue to work in practice whilst furthering their learning and qualifications. You can learn anywhere and choose where you are assessed.
Ranked number 1 in the UK and number 4 globally for dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2016)
Access to vast and diverse patient populations of Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals
Pioneer of distance learning in dentistry, over 20 years, for students in over 50 countries
Distance learning programmes include intensive face-to-face clinical skills training blocks
Research quality rated 90% world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) (REF 2014)
30+ research-active laboratories and areas offering research projects in Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology, Mucosal & Salivary Biology, Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics and Population & Patient Health
Careers – where could your course take you?
We offer some programmes that lead to specialist registration. These extended master’s programmes (MClinDent) and the clinical and non-clinical master’s programmes (MSc) give the postgraduate student special skills to develop their career in their chosen field in hospitals, practice and community services.
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