Taught course

Oral Biology

Queen Mary, University of London · Queen Mary, University of London

Entry requirements

You need to have a medical or dental degree, a non-clinical degree in basic sciences, biological sciences, or bioengineering, or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Dental disease is the most common disease in the UK and many developed countries. This disease can cause by small daily problems but often leads to long term suffering and loss of quality of life.

This programme is the only MSc Oral Biology in the UK. It is designed for dental and basic or applied science graduates who may in future be responsible for the teaching of related subjects, or who need a greater understanding of the subject in order to develop their future academic or research careers.

This course focuses on the latest scientific development related to oral biology and health, it offers basic science in a clinical context
Students will get hands-on clinical exposure to the major scientific developments relating to both preventative medicine techniques to avoid disease, and commercial research into products
You will explore the latest developments in therapeutic dentistry; for example, the latest research into the oral delivery of drugs
Oral biology is a growing area of commercial research within the pharmacological industry , making graduates of this programme attractive to employers

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Paul Anderson
44 (0)20 7882 5962