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Cardiff University

12 months
39200 GBP/year
39200 GBP/year
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In this Implantology programme from Cardiff University, students treat patients provided for them under expert supervision. Students have the opportunity to participate in the full spectrum of contemporary implant practice where all forms of bone and soft-tissue grafting are undertaken.


This one-year, full-time modular Implantology programme from Cardiff University is designed to provide students from a professional dental background with an extensive understanding of the science and clinical practice of implantology.

What you'll learn

You’ll study the scientific background of implantology and progress through restorative treatment planning into implant surgery. Having direct management of patients requiring fixed and removable implant-retained prostheses and will start seeing your own patients in the first month of the programme. The course will facilitate your professional and personal growth through a wide range of educational and direct clinical experiences, designed to be the most suitable combination of skills for the practice of dental implantology.

Course structure

This is a modular programme consisting of four taught core modules (Part One) and a dissertation (Part Two). In Part One, each module is credit-rated at 30 M-level credits. The modules are Research Methodologies, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Restorative Dentistry and Implantology, delivered concurrently over a 26-week period.

Following satisfactory completion of the assessed course work and examinations in Part One, you will go on to Part Two of the course; the dissertation. You will be required to complete and submit a clinically or laboratory-based research project (60 credits) to obtain a Master’s degree in Implantology. To be eligible for the award of the Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative Dental Practice, you must have completed modules one and three of the course, which will give you the knowledge, intellectual, practical and transferable skills appropriate to a qualification in Restorative Dental Practice and its practical application.

The modules that are studied will be taught through lectures, seminars and project-based learning, as well as extensive clinical teaching. Clinical, practical and academic skills will be assessed throughout this course using both summative and formative assessments. Summative or more formal examinations will be taken at the end of Part One of the programme before proceeding to the dissertation element.

Career prospects

The Courses, the accredited CPD, the documented clinical skills and the scientific training (and skills acquired) will all support the development of the career of the individuals in hospital, specialist or family dental practices.

The qualification will also support the individual in future career  in the University sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation Implantology
  • Concepts in Restorative Dentistry and their Applications to Dental Implantology
  • Implantology
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically, you will need to have a primary dental qualification (BDS/DDS or equivalent).
  • You must supply evidence that you meet the English language requirements at the point you submit your application.
  • IELTS 7.0 with 6.5 in each subskill no more than 2 years prior to the start of the programme, or
  • Evidence of a primary dental qualification that has been taught and examined in English achieved no more than 2 years prior to the start of the programme, or
  • Evidence of a pass in a language test for registration with a regulatory authority in a country where the first language is English 2 years prior to the start of the programme, Or
  • Evidence of 2 years’ experience of practising in a country where the first language is English.

You will also need to provide:

  • an up-to-date CV
  • evidence that you have a minimum of two years' post-qualification clinical experience, and
  • one academic and one clinical reference.

Tuition Fee

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    39200 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 39200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    39200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 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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