Special Care Dentistry DDSc

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 36 months  
  • Programme start: September 2018
  • Entry requirements: Please see the 'Entry Requirements' tab for full list of requirements.
Special Care Dentistry ddsc

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 1,850 staff, 5,000 undergraduates and 1,000 postgraduate students who, together with many alumni and partners, are helping to build the University’s reputation every day.

The Faculty has eight Institutes:


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
Liverpool
L3 5PS

Telephone: +44 (0)151 706 5231

Fax: +44 (0)151 706 5652

Email: dentenq@liv.ac.uk