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Digital Dentistry

College of medicine and dentistry

The introduction of a whole range of digital devices and processing software, together with new aesthetic materials and powerful manufacturing and prototyping tools, is radically transforming the dental profession. The evolution of digital technology and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture systems is creating exciting opportunities for improving oral and dental healthcare.

Application Status
Open for Sept, 2021

Study Mode
Distance or Blended Learning


Distance or Blended Learning: 18 months

Course Fee
Distance Learning: £18,000
Additional charge of £2,900 for course equipment and materials
Blended Learning: £18,000

Course Leader
Visiting Professor Adam Nulty

Course contact for further information

Loji Thebe
T: 0121 345 9847

Awarding Institution
Ulster University

Course Details

This unique course, dedicated entirely to the topic of digital dentistry, you will learn the scientific and clinical applications of digital dentistry in all dental specialities.

Practical Workshops

As part of the course, you will be exposed to unique practical training, benefiting from the experience of performing procedures on simulated models.

Clinical Training

You will be exposed to clinical training in our state-of-the-art dental hospital in central Birmingham, where digital procedures are undertaken by expert academics and specialists.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Digital Dentistry

Distance Learning (Part Time)
Master of Science (MSc) in Digital Dentistry
Course Duration: 18 months
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

This course is delivered entirely online; you will be able to attend synchronous and recorded seminars on our advanced virtual learning platform. The practical sessions are also recorded, and the relevant materials are sent to you for you to complete the practicals in your practice.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Digital Dentistry

Blended Learning (Part Time)
Master of Science (MSc) in Digital Dentistry
Course Duration: 18 months
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

You will attend two intensive week-long residential schools in each stage of this course in our College in central Birmingham. Teaching will include seminars, practical interactive workshops and training on simulated models and advanced digital technology. Our models are inventively created to represent real case scenarios that you may encounter in a referral centre.

Flexibility to exit with a Post-Graduate Certificate (PG-Cert) or Post-Graduate Diploma (PG-Dip) in Digital Dentistry

*The course is validated via Ulster University*

Distance Learning and Blended Learning Applicants

  • Undergraduate Degree in Dentistry, and
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of professional indemnity cover, and
  • Health clearance to be able to perform clinical practice, and
  • Current evidence of satisfactory DBS check
  • Dental Care Professionals with a degree at level 6 (therapists, hygienists and dental technology graduates)

English Language Requirements

Our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirement we will give you a conditional offer subject to you meeting the requirement before the commencement of the course.

  • Fundamentals of Digital Dentistry
  • Digital Radiography
  • Research Methodology I
  • Digital Restorative Dentistry, CAD & CAM design 1
  • Digital Restorative Dentistry, CAD & CAM design 2
  • Practical Skills of Digital Dentistry
  • Research Methodology II
  • Applications of Digital Dentistry in the Specialist Field
  • Research Dissertation

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