Our programme has been specifically designed for dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for their patients in dental practice.

This programme aims to develop your knowledge and enhance your clinical skills. In addition to study days and clinical skills teaching, you will undertake a clinical attachment where you will treat oral surgery patients under the supervision of a specialist team in the Oral Surgery department of the University of Bristol Dental School.

Programme structure

There are 3 units that make up the PG Certificate in Clinical Oral Surgery.

Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for this programme.

Entry requirements

BDS (or equivalent United Kingdom General Dental Council-registrable dental qualification). At least one year's demonstrable postgraduate clinical experience.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Go to admissions statement

If English is not your first language, you will need to reach the requirements outlined in our profile level B.

Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Fees and funding

UK: part-time (one year)
£12,100 per year

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to an 8% increase in fees each year.

More about tuition fees, living costs and financial support.

Funding for 2024/25

Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.

Career prospects

This programme is aimed at dental practitioners who want to develop their skills in providing clinical oral surgery for patients in their workplace.