36 months
8333 GBP/year
8333 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop and deliver high quality dentistry with our MSc Periodontology programme offered at University of Plymouth. Led by a team of consultants and complemented by respected visiting specialist clinicians and teachers, this programme is structured to allow you to continue your current working commitments while studying for this postgraduate degree at an appropriate pace.

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Each clinical module includes hands-on consultant time to ensure you’ll have the understanding and confidence to carry out taught restorative techniques. The MSc Periodontology course is offered at University of Plymouth .

Key features

  • Choose your own learning journey – complete 60 credits and receive a PG Certificate in Periodontology. 120 credits will give you a PG Diploma and the maximum 180 credits will reward you with a full MSc in Periodontology. The cost of each module is £5000.
  • Balance existing work commitments with flexible study opportunities. Each module consists of 300 total learning hours – 80 hours of direct contact and 220 hours in own practice preparing cases.
  • Benefit from hands-on consultant time for each clinical module – put your knowledge into practice and gain experience and confidence.
  • High-quality teaching – learn from an experienced team of consultants in restorative dentistry and by respected visiting specialist clinicians and teachers of periodontology.
  • Grow in confidence and experience with the programme – learn and understand the foundations of periodontology and develop your knowledge and skills with more advanced skills, focusing on surgery in Year 2.
  • Boost your future career prospects and the quality of care you can offer to your patients and produce a dissertation to complete the masters - design, conduct, evaluate and write up a project on a topic relevant to periodontology.
  • Accredited by The Royal College of Surgeons of England, registered charity number 212808.    

Careers with this subject:

This programme allows dentists to increase their clinical skills, knowledge and ability while enhancing professional satisfaction. It assists practitioners preparing portfolios for Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) award. Subject to local NHS requirements, it may assist the development of dentists who wish to develop enhanced skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Periodontology 
  • Periodontology in Practice 
  • Periodontal Surgery 
  • Advanced Implantology 
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As a graduate, you should be in practice (Dentistry) in the UK or EU whilst undertaking the programme, and hold full General Dental Council (GDC) registration as a dental practitioner. You should also have full professional indemnity and normally at least two years of clinical experience. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, subject to fulfilling the above requirements.
  • If your first language is not English you will be required to provide evidence of competence in English language. 
  • We welcome applicants with international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8333 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    8333 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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