Preparing for Fellowship: course details

Eligibility and Registration

You can apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • Postgraduate qualification(s) in a dental subject.
  • Registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) in the UK (or with an equivalent body approved by the Faculty).
  • Good standing with the GDC and FGDP(UK).
  • Two nominations from people who can support your application and corroborate your evidence of eligibility.

Before beginning the Preparing for Fellowship programme, you will need to have one year's full FGDP(UK) membership. However, you can still begin your application beforehand. Apply for membership


Chair of the Fellowship Management Board

Dr Graham Orr

Chief Facilitator

Dr Paul Batchelor


Preparing for Fellowship involves the submission of a portfolio of achievement. The portfolio requires candidates to set out evidence of achievements in primary dental care and their commitment to professional development. Candidates will be allocated a Facilitator who will mentor and offer advice on preparing the portfolio.



(Single payment upon registration for the programme)

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