University of Central Lancashire: Prosthodontics

InstitutionUniversity of Central Lancashire View institution profile
Department School of Dentistry
Telephone 01772 892400
Study type Taught


Course information

Our MSc Prosthodontics programme is the ideal course for dentists looking to enhance the provision of prosthodontic treatment within their practice. You will experience hands-on clinical training and patient treatment as well as receiving current knowledge to equip you to provide effective and appropriate prosthodontic treatment as part of your clinical practice.

This course has evolved from our successful three-year MSc Prosthodontics programme and has been re-designed following student feedback to meet the needs of busy general dental practitioners.

Within a part-time educational route, you’ll study contemporary practice and evidence-based principles and systems to ensure the best outcomes for you and your patients.

Why study with us

  • You will be able to study whilst you continue working as much of the academic content is delivered through a modern, online delivery model.

  • You’ll study at a University that is well known as a provider of high-quality clinical training and education with state-of-the-art teaching facilities.

  • The University works in conjunction with governing dental bodies, ensuring that the curriculum facilitates the development of transferable skills, which you can apply to your clinical practice.

Further information

This course will develop your skills in: - Thorough case assessment and record taking

  • Practical occlusion

  • Aesthetic parameters for smile design

  • Effective treatment planning

  • Selection of appropriate restorations

  • Dental materials

  • Provision of durable direct and indirect restorations

  • Tooth preparation techniques

  • Constructing and using provisional restorations

  • Managing toothwear and the replacement of missing teeth

  • Multidisciplinary approach to complex case management

Please note, postgraduate qualifications in dentistry are not regulated by the General Dental Council in the UK.


University of Central Lancashire


Founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) now has a staff and student community approaching 38,000 and 180,000 alumni. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 6% of universities in the world (CWUR 2019/20). We also have a community of around 20,000 students from over 120 countries, including 5,000 postgraduate students and 700 research students.

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