MSc Periodontology (Distance Learning)

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About the course

This part-time, three-year blended-learning master's programme offers busy general dental practitioners the chance to learn the latest, most optimal techniques in periodontology. It combines flexible, blended online learning with compressed residential components in London.

About the degree

This innovative, flexible and inclusive MSc programme is ideal for dentists looking to expand their knowledge of the non-surgical and surgical management of patients with periodontal needs. You will study peri-implant disease management, non-surgical therapy and the fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment planning in implant dentistry.

The course includes a mix of live and recorded sessions online and compressed face-to-face teaching in London. As a busy dental practitioner, you can plan your life around your study and complete periodontal training while studying at a time that suits you.

Clinical skills training is delivered during residential weeks or days, using phantom heads and pig jaws models, and covering all aspects of managing periodontal diseases and conditions.

Your clinical progress is monitored through constant review of a specifically designed clinical logbook and clinical cases submissions.

Our mix of theory, latest scientific evidence and technical skills provides an exciting opportunity, especially for overseas students who may be unable to access high-quality clinical education and the latest technologies.

Who this course is for 

All applicants must hold an approved dental degree qualification and have a minimum of two years clinical experience post qualification and currently be working as a dentist.

What this course will give you 

This programme offers you the flexibility of a part-time blended learning educational route.

With a focus on research, postgraduate education and training, the Institute is uniquely placed to offer this new Master's degree in Periodontology to dentists across the world.

There are multiple exit points (Certificate/ Diploma) for qualifying students who are not able to complete the whole MSc qualification.


Whatever your career pathway, this MSc will help you to advance your career to a more specialised level or to become more established within the periodontal field.

Our programme supports the unique combination of theory, practice and innovation you will need for a fast-moving, competitive and evolving discipline.

You will gain cutting-edge knowledge in periodontology as well as transferable skills in conducting research in clinical and medical science. It will give you up-to-date perspectives on trends in the causality, diagnosis, management and innovative approaches in periodontology and implant dentistry.

If you wish to go on to further academic study and research activity, such as a PhD, we will give you guidance and support to help you realise your ambitions.

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