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Orthodontics MSc


The Orthodontic MSc programme provides academic, practical and clinical teaching in contemporary orthodontics including normal development and growth of the craniofacial region, development of the dentition, interceptive treatment, orthodontic tooth movement, treatment planning, management of malocclusion, the use of contemporary appliance systems and treatment mechanics. UK candidates interested in funded orthodontic training posts at ST level should apply through Health Education England via the national recruitment process. Successful UK applicants within national recruitment have the option to apply for the Orthodontic MSc at King's College London following the allocation of their training post, which will allow fulfilment of the research component of the orthodontic curriculum. Once training posts are allocated, candidates can contact King's Admissions and the application portal will be re-opened for them to apply.

Key benefits

  • Exposure to a wide variety of orthodontic appliances and techniques.
  • Rotations to peripheral hospital orthodontic departments in South East England.
  • Dedicated postgraduate dental centre at Guy's Hospital.
  • Internationally competitive research opportunities.

King's was the obvious choice for postgraduate orthodontics. The state-of-the-art facilities in Guys’ Hospital are incredible to work in, giving me access to new tech and research materials. And studying under the worlds' leading clinical & research fellows, some of whom literally wrote the book on modern orthodontics, has been the most rewarding experience so far.

Simon, Orthodontics



Application closing date guidance

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful, and you are required to meet any conditions and/or you need a Student Visa to study at King’s.

Our final application deadline for all applicants is on 27 January 2024 (23:59 UK time).


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