Clinical Implantology MSc

Clinical Implantology MSc

School of Dentistry


Post- graduate




Kuala Lumpur OR UK Birmingham*

Contact UCLan

Course Enquiries
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

  • Duration:

    Two years with approximately 35 contact days

  • Level:


  • Mode:


  • Delivery:

    Mixed Mode, Part-time

  • Campus:

    Kuala Lumpur OR UK Birmingham*

  • Start Date:

    October 2018 (UK cohorts delivered with VSSAcademy) January 2019 (Kuala Lumpur)

  • Award Type:


Why study this programme?

* This programme runs in Kuala Lumpur, and in conjunction with our delivery partner (VSS Academy), at UK regional clinical training centres.

This course has evolved from the successful MSc in Implantology and has been re-designed in response to student feedback. Now run over two years and with much of the delivery online, this course enables the busy dental practitioner to not only study much of the course material from home, but also with the opportunity to treat patients under the direct clinical supervision of experienced consultants and specialists.

This programme is delivered by experienced clinicians and educators. Successful completion of this two year programme leads to the award of an MSc in Clinical Implantology from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), a UK University well known as a provider of high quality clinical training and education.

Postgraduate Advice Events
Weds 10 April - 2pm / Weds 8 May - 2pm / Sun 23 June - 10am (part of UCLan Open Day) / Sat 6 July - 10am
Reserve your place online or email

Entry Requirements

  • Be registered with an appropriate regulatory body and be a practicing dentist
  • Be registered with a defence union.
  • Hold a current certificate of immunisation against communicable disease (Hepatitis B)
  • Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent) 
  • All suitable applicants will be interviewed.  Interview procedures and decisions regarding applications
  • will be conducted within the University’s policies on equal opportunities and admissions.

Programme at a Glance

Year 1

  • DX4016 Clinical Implantology 1  60 credits
  • DX4017 Utilising the evidence base  20 credits

Year 2

  • DX4026 Clinical Implantology 2  60 credits
  • DX4027 Research strategy  40 credits

Postgraduate Advice Event

Register for our postgraduate advice event taking place on 10 April 2019

Please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.

Further Information

As a student on this course you will have access to excellent online materials to guide and support your learning. You will examine, create treatment plans, place and restore dental implants under direct clinical supervision at one of our approved Clinical Training Centres.

This programme provides authentic clinical training and education, delivered both online and face-to-face that will prepare you to provide safe and appropriate dental implants as part of your clinical practice.

There is also the opportunity for continued mentoring and support.

How to Apply

You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.

For other postgraduate courses you can apply directly to UCLan by downloading a Postgraduate Application Form (.pdf 190KB) please also see our Postgraduate Application Guidance Notes (.pdf 158KB).


For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.


Apply now or see further information about postgraduate study and research. International students should visit our international pages.

Contact Us

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400


Fees 2019/20

Full-time: N/A
Part-time: £30,825 for full MSc

Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.

Further information:

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

Professional Accreditation

Postgraduate qualifications in dentistry are not regulated by the General Dental Council in the UK.

Learning Environment and Assessment

Modules DX 4017 and 4027 are delivered and assessed online.

The clinical modules, DX4016 and 4026 are assessed with a blend of course work, written assessments, practical assessments including direct observations whilst treating patients, and seen and unseen clinical case assessments.

The teaching faculty is led by Dr Fadi Barrak, a highly experienced implant surgeon, having placed and restored dental implants for nearly 20 years. He has lectured and mentored many dentists in implant dentistry, and been Course Leader at UCLan for a number of years.


For dentists looking to introduce dental implants within their practice, this is the ideal course. During this course you will plan, place and restore implants under direct clinical supervision, in one of our approved regional training centres.

Course highlights

  • Part time, two year programme leading to an MSc in Clinical Implantology.
  • Blended learning, online delivery and face to face.
  • Clinical sessions at an approved regional training centre.
  • Delivered by experienced clinicians and specialists.