MSc Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
36 months
Entry requirements

We require a primary dental qualification from a recognised institution.

We also require you to have at least two years' recent experience in clinical professional practice.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

As there is a high demand for our courses, we operate a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Due to the competition for places and the high quality of applications that we receive, we give preference to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements and who can demonstrate relevant experience.

Please ensure you submit all supporting documentation with your application before the application deadline to avoid a delay in processing. Incomplete applications will held over to the next stage and will not be reviewed until all documentation is received.

Applications for 2024 entry

  • Stage 1 : Complete application received by 1 December 2023. Decision (including interview invite) by 12 January 2024.
  • Stage 2 : Complete application received by 1 March 2024. Decision (including interview invite) by 12 April 2024.

Provisional interview dates

  • Stage 1 : Week beginning 24 January 2024.
  • Stage 2 : Week beginning 22 April 2024.

While we aim to give you a decision on your application by the deadline date, in some instances it may be necessary to put your application on a waitlist (this may be before or after interview). If this is the case, we will let you know by the deadline date of your stage or after interview. Applications placed on the waitlist will be reviewed during the final stage.

Please note: All places are subject to availability. If you apply at one of the later stages, the course may already be reaching capacity or be closed to further applications. We recommend that you apply early in the cycle to avoid disappointment.

Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must demonstrate that they have met all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2024.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Receive specialist clinical training in paediatric dentistry and build up your knowledge of literature in this field.
  • Learn from consultants and specialists in paediatric dentistry and develop clinical skills at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester.
  • Pave the way for a research or clinical academic career in this area of dentistry.
  • Become eligible for the Membership in Paediatric Dentistry tri-collegiate specialty membership examination.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK and among the top 40 in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2022).

Open days

Sign up for an on-line Dentistry information session on Wednesday 1 February 2023 , where our academic colleague will explain the courses available, their structure and content, as well as answer your questions.  You will also have a chance to attend general information session on how to apply, employability, fees and funding, and student support.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £26,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £55,500

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). See postgraduate fees for general fee information. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
0161 529 4577
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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