This three year Masters programme introduces the specialty of dealing with both elite and amateur athletes and the specific challenges they present with respect to oral health.
This programme is designed to prepare general dental practitioners and other dental care professionals to be able to: i) treat injured athletes on field of play or on surgery environments.ii) advise athletes and coaches on the importance of good oral health and its impact on performance. iii) advise athletes, coaches and parents about preventing surface loss and iv) work with fellow professionals at major sporting events.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits
The programme consists of 7 compulsory modules (120 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits).
Students will undertake 4 compulsory modules in the first year totalling 60 credits. 3 compulsory modules in the second year totalling 60 credits and in the third year a compulsory dissertation of 60 credits.
Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Sports Dentistry: Oral Health in Sport.
Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.
Tuition fees (2021/22)
UK: £8,600 (PT)
Overseas: £14,250 (PT)
Note on fees: The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website: ucl.ac.uk/students/fees.
Fee deposit: All part-time students are required to pay a fee deposit of £500 for this programme.
Location: London, Bloomsbury
Modes and duration
Part time: 3 years
The programme will run as a part-time, blended learning programme. All students will need to attend at UCL Eastman Dental Institute for four days, each of the three years.
Visa nationals: Open: 19 October 2020, Close: 31 May 2021
Non-visa nationals: Open: 19 October 2020, Close: 30 July 2021
Applications may close earlier if all places on the programme are filled.
Teaching and learning
This programme is delivered through on line seminars, tutorials and lectures and practical sessions during block teaching weeks in state-of-the-art skills laboratories, providing a highly supportive learning experience.