Paediatric Dentistry DDSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 36 months  
  • Programme start: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: Please see the 'Entry Requirements' tab for full list of requirements.
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About us

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The University of Liverpool has been at the forefront of Health & Life Sciences research for 130 years and continues to build on the impressive research knowledge, experience, resources and partnerships that have been amassed. The Faculty has over 2,300 staff, 6,000 undergraduates and 1,000 postgraduate students who, together with many alumni and partners, are helping to build the University’s reputation every day.

As a Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in a civic university, we owe it to our local community to address their unmet health needs. We're taking the innovative, world-leading research we do globally and delivering a meaningful impact on health outcomes locally. 

The total cost of research projects awarded in 2018/19 within the Faculty was £60million, and 81% of our research is ranked world-leading and internationally excellent.

The Faculty has four Institutes:

  • Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences
  • Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences
  • Institute of Population Health
  • Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology.

School of Dentistry

The Doctorate in Dental Science (Special Care Dentistry) is a unique postgraduate opportunity that allows prospective students to gain the necessary specialist skills in both Special Care Dentistry and dental research.

Research overview

The Doctorate in Dental Science programme provides a 3-year Doctoral level programme in following pathways:

  • Orthodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • Paediatric Dentistry

The programme has core modules common for all pathways and specialty modules specific to each pathway. Both core and specialty modules have been designed to fulfil the DDSc programme aims and learning outcomes, and the external frameworks for the specialty specific pathway.

Department address

Liverpool University Dental School
Pembroke Place
L3 5PS

Telephone: +44 (0)151 706 5231

Fax: +44 (0)151 706 5652