United Kingdom
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Yes (Details)
Course Fee

Course Overview

The two-year, part-time, postgraduate diploma in Endodontics aims to enhance the endodontic skills of newly qualified dentists and experienced practitioners. It will develop their technical, diagnostic and treatment planning skills necessary to practice modern clinical endodontics. This will be facilitated by hands-on patient treatment sessions under close supervision and laboratory sessions. Seminars will serve to increase the knowledge and understanding of the scientific basis of endodontics and to enable them to use evidence-based dentistry in clinical endodontics.

Key benefits:

  • Created in collaboration with the Department of Restorative Dentistry at King's College Hospital
  • A unique and comprehensive blend of practical training, clinical practice, seminars and independent study
  • Enhance endodontic skills whilst working in general dental practice
  • Develop technical, diagnostic and treatment planning skills to practice modern clinical endodontics effectively and efficiently
  • Treat endodontic patients in the hospital under direct supervision from experts and specialists in Endodontics

Who should take this course

BDS or equivalent and registration with the UK General Dental Council (GDC). Currently working in general dental practice in the UK.


PG Dip

Course content

This two-year, part-time, postgraduate diploma in Endodontics comprises four modules in total as follows:

  • Module 1: Applied Science of Endodontics (Part 1)
  • Module 2: Clinical & Practical Skills of Endodontics (Part 1)
  • Module 3: Applied Science of Endodontics (Part 2)
  • Module 4: Clinical & Practical Skills of Endodontics (Part 2)

Modules 1 and 2 are taken in Year 1 and modules 3 and 4 are taken in Year 2. In Year 1 (module 1 and 2) you will attend in total for 22 contact days (09:00 - 19:30) with additional examination day/s. Learning will combine seminars/tutorials, hands-on sessions (laboratory work), new patient clinics, and cases from practice.

In Year 2 (modules 3 and 4) you will attend in total for 26 contact days (09.00 - 18.00) with additional examination day/s. Learning will combine seminars/tutorials, patient treatment sessions, new patient clinics and cases from practice.

It will be necessary to be working in a dental practice to facilitate you carrying out root canal treatment to present in your reflective log of work and case reports. The course is led by Rachel Tomson, Course Director and Consultant in Endodontics. It is taught by leading experts in Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry.


  • Part time Home/EU fees:

About Course Provider

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.

King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.

Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'‚Äč, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.

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