Postgraduate study

Bristol Dental School provides superb teaching and an excellent research environment for postgraduate studies.

We have an active and integrated postgraduate community from a mixture of clinical, lab based, and other science backgrounds, guided by expert staff with diverse specialisms.

As well as taught postgraduate programmes, we offer research supervision in a wide range of topics relating to oral and dental sciences.

Postgraduate programmes

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All qualified dental professionals are required by the General Dental Council to undertake Continuing Professional Development programmes annually in order to maintain the highest clinical standards possible and deliver the best patient care.

CPD is also available for Dental Care Professionals.

Short courses

The Postgraduate Team are now developing short courses for practising dentists with postgraduate qualifications. 

Implantology blog

Catch up on the latest up to date news on the Dental Implantology blog.

Case studies

There is a collection of case studies across all the University's research areas, including the oral and dental sciences, where you can learn about the impact of our research.

Did you know?

  • A number of our students have been awarded national and international prizes in recognition of their research.
  • Alumni scholarship is available for any self-funded UoB graduate who progresses, within 10 years of graduation, from the final year of an undergraduate programme to a taught masters programme.  This 10% discount will apply for the whole duration of the student's programme.  Please ask for more information if this applies to you.


We have a long-established interdisciplinary research culture, with tight links between clinical dentistry and basic scientific research.

Postgraduate Notes in Orthodontics (8th Edition)

Postgraduate Notes in Orthodontics (8th Edition) was written by Nikki Atack, Consultant in Orthodontics, and Professor Jonathan Sandy, Professor of Orthodontics and former Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences.

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