36 months
867 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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Are you a dental professional working in the NHS, a higher education institution (HEI) or the private sector? Are you looking to develop as a dental educator and support the development of your team? The innovative learn-as-you-work Dental Education programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is fully online, enabling you to learn in a flexible way and manage how you study.

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The Dental Education programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is designed to meet the needs of an inter-professional care team. Dentists and Dental Care Professionals and their extended team will all benefit from the support provided by the course team, gaining the knowledge and skills needed to become effective in developing others.

You’ll find that the online environment soon develops into a thriving learning community, where you’ll benefit from engaging with students who are fellow dental professionals as well as our experienced teaching staff. As you progress through the course you’ll learn about cutting-edge approaches to teaching and learning delivered through digital and face-to-face methods. We’ve evolved the content over time to reflect the changing educational landscape and the needs of the next generation of dental professionals.

By the time you graduate you’ll have learned how to facilitate effective learning within and outside the workplace, selecting and applying best practice principles to teaching, assessing, supporting learning, and giving feedback to others.

Pathway Opportunities

On completion of the certificate level, you will be encouraged to apply for Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators (accreditation already gained).  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project
  • Appraising the Educational Literature
  • Teaching Methods and Approaches
  • Assessment in Dental Education
  • Mentoring in Dental Practice
  • Facilitating Learning in Healthcare Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a relevant Dental degree such as Dental Hygiene or Dental Therapy or equivalent
  • Be actively engaged in dental practice
  • IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent in all components
  • All suitable applicants will be interviewed
  • If you have already completed Facilitating Learning and or Mentoring in Dental Practice or equivalent please contact Vicky Buller to discuss entry onto the programme

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    867 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 867 GBP per module during 36 months.

£867 per 20 credits


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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