Clinical Dentistry in Restorative Dentistry, Master of MClinDent

24 months full time*


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £23,575
International: full time £34,150

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

* Please note: exemption may be given for part-time attendance to Specialist Training Registrars (StRs) on a Restorative Training Programme. Part time fees: UK and EU: £10,915.

Programme Overview

The aim of the programme is to enable dentists to acquire advanced skills and knowledge in the field of restorative dentistry, integrating theory with practice. It provides the foundations for: enhanced general dental practice; specialist practice (overseas); part of specialist training within restorative dentistry (but only if you are enrolled on a training programme recognised by the Northern Deanery eg Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry); clinical academia; community dental services.


The programme is divided into three areas:

  • academic training
  • patient management and laboratory skills
  • a laboratory or clinically-based project leading to a dissertation.

Find out more detailed programme information

+Entrance Requirements

A dental degree recognised by the General Dental Council as being sufficient for the purposes of temporary registration. At least one year of post qualification experience at the start of the programme is required (two years of experience preferred).

You must have the required immunisation against blood-borne viral disease and must not have any disease which would constitute a hazard to patients otherwise you will not be allowed clinical access. You will be given a health check soon after registration by the Occupational Health Department of the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust.

There is no formal interview for entry to this Masters, although you are encouraged to visit the School of Dental Sciences to discuss your studies. Alongside your application you will need to submit a personal statement with the following information:

  • Clinical, academic and research experience you have gained since qualifying
  • The reasons why you want to study restorative dentistry
  • The reasons why you want to study at Newcastle University.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (ideally 6.5 in all sub-sections), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme, but early application is advised.

Applicants are selected according to the quality of their application and previous experience. Where possible we try to achieve a mix of international and UK/EU students.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students are required to pay a deposit of £3,500. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For initial requests for information and application forms, contact:
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7002

For further information and arrangements to visit please contact:
Dr R Wassell, School of Dental Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7825

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Dentistry and Dental Services.