What will I learn?

This course uniquely provides in-depth training in the acquisition and use of 3D data, with a particular leaning toward clinical dental application. Your research project is the largest component of the course and gives you the opportunity to develop your own ideas (supported by our technical development team) and assess their efficacy. Technical support will be provided to enable the development of new software, enabling you the unique opportunity to design and shape the application of digital technology in your chosen field. Perhaps you have an idea for using 3D printing in dentistry, or maybe you’re interested in an augmented reality, facial scanning or another machine learning project. All these ideas and more can be accommodated with the support of our team. This is your chance to shape the future of dentistry. On completing this course you will have a deep understanding of 3D data, CAD/CAM manufacturing and modern materials, all within the digital dental context. You will also understand the research process and peer-reviewed publication is encouraged. This unique course will help you develop your skills and understanding in research to an advanced level in the rapidly growing field of digital dentistry. These higher level skills will be invaluable for assessing new technologies within your chosen area of digital dentistry. The course will provide the skills which are needed to adopt the latest technology wisely into your dental practice or laboratory, or to use your new skills to further an academic career in one of the facets of digital dentistry.

Which department am I in?

School of Dentistry

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£22,750.00 (US$ 27,650) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2019


University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane,


LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For Postgraduate qualification, students need to have 4 year Bachelors: for courses requiring 2.1 students need to have a GPA of 3.0; for courses requiring 2.2 students need to have a GPA of 2.5. However, applications from students with equivalent qualifications are also accepted. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill.

For international students

Students must have an IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in each component. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of 92 with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing. Pearson (Academic) of 64 overall with no less than 60 in any component. Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) of 176 overall with no less than 169 in any component. Trinity College Integrated Skills in English a Pass in ISE II or above (if taken in the UK).

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About this uni

The University of Leeds enjoys a high student satisfaction rate – 3rd in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey).

  • In the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2019
  • In the top ten in the Guardian UK University Guide 2019
  • One of the largest single-site campuses in the UK
  • Diverse campus with over 9000 international students