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Endodontics MSc (Clin): 3-year course

Our course looks at the prevention of pathology and treatment of the dental pulp and surrounding tissues.

Endodontics Overview

Year of entry: 2017

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This three-year Endodontics MSc (Clin) course is ideal if you are a dentist looking to specialise in this area.

You will develop a knowledge and understanding of contemporary aspects of endodontics and learn how to use an interdisciplinary approach to comprehensive patient care, including advanced diagnostic and clinical skills.

The treatment of complex endodontics cases, which may be important to more comprehensive restorative treatment plans, will involve working with consultants/specialists in other disciplines.

This will improve your eligibility to sit the examinations to become a Member in Restorative Dentistry, RCS Edinburgh.

Related research

Areas of further research include:

  • photo-polymerisation phenomena in resin-composites;
  • new instrumentation development and applications;
  • biomechanics in relation to endodontics, prosthodontics and orthodontics.

Learn more

More information on this course is below, including details of how to apply. If you would like to sign up for advice on the application process or ask a specific question, please fill in our online contact form.


Degree awarded
MSc in Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics)
3 years FT
Entry requirements

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their primary dental qualification from a recognised institution.

Applicants are also required to have at least two years' experience in general professional practice.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

Around 4 places are typically available.

Contact email
Contact telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5220
How to apply

We accept student intakes for September each year. Please note applications for September 2017 are now closed.

Applications for September 2018 will open in September 2017.

Course options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning

Course description

This course establishes the foundation for experienced dentists to develop their knowledge and clinical skills in endodontics, the branch of dentistry that deals with prevention of pathology and treatment of the dental pulp and surrounding tissues. In addition, a custom designed communication course introduces students to Health Services Culture and Governance.

You will be given the unique opportunity to:

  • develop your skills and interests in this subject by interacting with national and international experts;
  • observe endodontics carried out to standards of excellence;
  • promote your personal development and management skills, enabling you to work independently as a proficient clinician with enhanced leadership skills at the end of the course.

Treatment of complex endodontic cases, which may be integral to more comprehensive restorative treatment plans, will involve working with consultants/specialists in other disciplines, which will facilitate eligibility to sit Membership in Endodontics, RCS Edinburgh.

You will also have the opportunity to interact with, and be taught by, national and international experts in their field, and attend recognised national courses.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £46,000
    International students (per annum): £46,000

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). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.