If you are looking for top quality postgraduate training in dentistry, then why not consider taking one of the FGDP(UK)’s postgraduate courses?

The FGDP(UK) is the academic home for general dental practitioners (GDPs) and dental care professionals (DCPs) in the UK. Part of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Faculty aims to promote excellence in standards of patient care in general dental practice by encouraging involvement in postgraduate training and assessment, education and research. We support the professional development of both GDPs and DCPs and recognise the value of an integrated dental team in modern dentistry. Completion of our diploma programmes can provide entry onto top-up MSc programmes for those wanting to gain additional master's-level education through the undertaking of a research project. The Faculty offers a variety of postgraduate dentistry courses including:

Diploma in Implant Dentistry

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry

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Shortcourse in Periodontics

Masterclass in Facial Aesthetics

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Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF)

We also offer the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF), developed jointly by the FGDP(UK) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. Whether you are pursuing a career in general or specialist practice in either primary or secondary care, this course will help you to develop a greater understanding of the structures and processes required to provide quality-assured dental healthcare for your patients. For more details visit the MJDF page of our site.


Join the FGDP(UK) for discounts on our courses

Members of the FGDP(UK) are eligible for discounts on many of our course offerings, alongside a wide range of other benefits. DCP affiliate membership costs as little as £42 per year.

Visit our member’s pages to find out more.


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