The University of Sheffield
The School of Clinical Dentistry

MClinDent in Orthodontics

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Study mode: Full Time
Duration 2 years Full Time

Why choose the MClinDent in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) at Sheffield?

This course is suitable for UK, European and overseas applicants. The programme provides students with a strong grounding in the fundamental principles of Orthodontics and focuses on developing sufficient knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes to enable the independent practise of orthodontics.

Its flexible modular structure enables the course to meet a wide range of student needs. Students not wishing to complete a dissertation may opt to complete either the Certificate or the Diploma as alternatives.

The School of Clinical Dentistry has been confirmed as one of the top departments in the UK for dental research in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

Programme Outline

The MClinDent degree consists of a mixture of lectures, tutorials, seminars, reflective and personal learning and clinical training. A significant part of the teaching will be with patients allocated for orthodontic management.

Aims and Objectives

Overall Aims

Learning Objectives
On completion of the programme the graduate should:


Students must complete a total of 180 credits
The course consists of the following core and specialist modules (Credit value in brackets):

Assessment methods

Teaching Methods

How we will consider your application

Applications for 2014 entry are now closed. The course webpage will be updated with 2015 selection information in October 2014. The intakes for September 2015 and 2016 are likely to be for UK/EEA nationals only, who will be able to gain a place through the UK national recruitment process

Entry requirements

To be eligible for consideration applicants must fulfill the following conditions:

Contact name

Programme Director:
Professor Philip Benson

Reader/Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics
Unit of Oral Health and Development
School of Clinical Dentistry,
Claremont Crescent
S10 2TA
Tel: 0114 271 7884/7895
Fax: 0114 271 7843