King's College London

Course Introduction

Overview

The Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences 2014 REF profile confirms our position as the most influential UK Dental School for research - 42 per cent of our activity is recognised as being 4* - world leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour in research.

Description

Excellent facilities, cutting edge technology and our international collaborations underpin research in each of our three areas:

Development, Regeneration, Repair, Tissue Engineering

Immunity, Infection, Host-Microbe Interactions

Clinical, Translational, Population Health

Course study environment

All research students are appointed two supervisors at registration to guide them through their research project. Students belong to one of three research Centres which provides interaction with academic staff and other students in the same discipline. The research Centres organise seminars and journal clubs and student participation is expected. The students organise their own science club and are in charge of their own postgraduate room. The research atmosphere is friendly, encouraging and positive, and the success rate is high. All students are allocated a Postgraduate Coordinator (PGC) in addition to the two supervisors.

Start Date:

Duration is expected to be three to four years. Registration is normally in October, although students may commence at any time.. Registration is normally in October, although students may commence at any time.. Duration is expected to be three to four years. Registration is normally in October, although students may commence at any time.. Registration is normally in October, although students may commence at any time..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,300 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £5,300 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £23,400 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,650 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,650 European Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £11,700 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in a relevant subject (or overseas equivalent). A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a master's degree with Merit or above (or equivalent).
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with any of the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill; TOEFL IBT: 92 overall, with a minimum 23 in each skill; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 62 overall, with a minimum of 52 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92