Diploma/MMedSci Dental Implantology

School of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Dental professionals from all over the world come to Sheffield for masters courses that enhance their careers.

All our courses are based on internationally-recognised research. All our course leaders are registered specialists in their disciplines.

We have facilities for treatment under sedation, a dental radiography department, oral pathology laboratories and a hospital dental production laboratory.

About the course

Enhance your critical thinking and build on your existing clinical skills. This advanced course will give you a theoretical scientific basis for oral implantology. The course is only run on a part-time basis.


Modules cover:

  • Treatment planning
  • Surgical and restorative aspects of dental implant care
  • The scientific foundation of dental implantology

No practical clinical training is involved in this 22-month part-time course. For the MMedSci, you'll also complete a research project


  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Student presentations
  • Independent study
  • Group work


  • Continuous assessment
  • Written assignments
  • Presentations
  • Case logbooks
  • Dissertation based on a research project (MMedSci only)

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Archana Singh, postgraduate in the School of Clinical Dentistry

"The course was well organised, starting from building the concept of public health and then relating the subject to the field of dentistry. The teachers were highly interactive during the course, which made the subject a lot more interesting."

Archana Singh

Key facts

Course duration

2 years part-time

Entry requirements

You'll be a dental surgeon with a primary dental degree and demonstrable skills in oral surgery and restorative dentistry. You'll have completed basic clinical training in dental implantology and you must have at least two years' experience in a hospital or general dental practice.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

We don't have a fee for this course. Try this fee calculator or contact the department to check.

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses


We offer clinical and non-clinical courses that will further your career and develop your interests. Many of our graduates go on to specialist dental practice, hospital practice or academic posts. Our established outduction programme will support you when you graduate, helping you to compete in an international job market.

World-leading dental school

Our internationally recognised oral and dental research has two themes: 'Person Centred' and 'Basic and Applied'. Each theme has three research groups: Bioengineering and Health Technologies, Person Centred and Population Oral Health Research, and Integrated Bioscience. Together these groups push boundaries, making us one of the leading research centres in the country.

This research supports our blended approach to learning. Your course will make the most of virtual learning environments and advanced practical sessions, as well as traditional lectures and seminars.


You'll complete your clinical training in Sheffield's Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, part of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. There are 150 dental units with modern facilities for treatment under sedation, a well-equipped dental radiography department, oral pathology laboratories and a hospital dental production laboratory.

We also have purpose-built research and service laboratories and equipment. There's a core facility for cell and tissue culture and labs for microbiology, electron microscopy, histology, histochemistry and immuno-cytochemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, proteomics and materials science.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our

Postgraduate Online application form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact Alice Firth:

E: dentalpgtadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)114 271 7884