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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 a range of high intensity programmes to take students to the forefront of their field.

As a global centre of excellence for dental, oral & craniofacial education, research and clinical care, evidence-based teaching and learning, sophisticated healthcare 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.


On-campus courses

Postgraduate dental training and science courses

Conscious Sedation for Dentistry PG Dip

Dental Public Health MSc

Endodontics PG Dip

Endodontology MClinDent

Maxillofacial & Craniofacial Technology MSc

Microbiome in Health & Disease MSc

Operative Dentistry PG Dip

Orthodontics MSc

Paediatric Dentistry MSc

Periodontology MClinDent

Prosthodontics MClinDent

Regenerative Dentistry MSc

Special Care Dentistry MSc

Tissue Engineering & Innovation Technology MRes



Distance learning courses

These courses provide an alternative to on-campus learning 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.


Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry MSc

Aesthetic Dentistry MSc

Dental Cone Beam CT Radiological Interpretation PG Cert

Endodontics MSc

Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics MClinDent

Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation MSc



  • Ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2019).

  • 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: Development, Regeneration, Repair, Tissue Engineering; Immunity, Infection, Host-Microbe Interactions; and Clinical, Translational, Population Health




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