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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Putteridge Bury campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

Providing unique opportunities to study dental care from ethical, legal and professional perspectives, this ground-breaking course has been designed for dentists, hygienists and other practicing dental professionals.

Designed to fit in with your current work schedule, it is a part-time course combining eight study days with online and self-directed learning.

You will be taught by a dedicated team of university and visiting staff who have wide-ranging legal and ethical expertise.

Why choose this course?

  • Study the ethical challenges and dilemmas in dental practice, propose possible responses, and support these with well-argued rationales
  • Explore tutor supported assessment tasks that are tailored in ways that allow you to deal with the real issues you encounter in your professional life
  • Develop the ability to effectively appraise your own approach to practice, using independent or collaborative methods to identify and respond to your developmental needs
  • Gain the capacity to independently and critically evaluate legal and ethical issues that are relevant to your own practice
  • Benefit from a wide range of learning and teaching methods including small group workshops, micro teaching, action learning sets, cases studies, presentations, critical incident analysis, and individual and group work.

How will I be assessed?

This postgraduate course is open to individuals who have a first degree (or equivalent qualification or experience assessed by an interview) in dentistry, dental nursing and allied dental professions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    103 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%



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