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Paediatric Dentistry

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

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

This course is taught by leading experts in paediatric dentistry, and aims to provide the academic and clinical skills you need to practise. You will develop an evidence-based and critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry. A focus on research skills will give you the confidence to complete future clinical or laboratory-based research programmes. In addition, the curriculum and clinical training provided by this course would allow those who wish to sit the Intercollegiate Membership in Paediatric Dentistry or the Surgical Royal Colleges.

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Core modules

  • Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
  • Principles of Clinical Management
  • Selecting Dental Materials for Clinical Application
  • Dental Public Health: Foundation and Theory
  • Principles of Paediatric Dentistry I and II
  • Paediatric Dentistry Case Studies
  • Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis Principles
  • Research Project Literature Review
  • Clinical Paediatric Dentistry Practice Programme I, II and III
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Paediatric Dentistry Thesis


Lectures, tutorials, seminars, demonstrations, clinical skills laboratory sessions, case-based discussion, extensive practical clinical experience. Parts of the course are taught with other disciplines. This creates a rich and lively environment for your learning.


Continuous assessment, examinations with clinical and academic components, dissertation based on a research project, presentation of selected patients.


3 years full-time

Entry requirements

You need a basic dental qualification, and a minimum of two years’ post-qualification clinical experience. MFDS or FDS is essential for UK students, and desirable if you are based elsewhere.

You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses. 

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students


You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.