Taught course

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Medicine
Qualifications
MDentSci

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a universally recognised dental qualification and two years post-qualifying, relevant experience.’ Further information regarding academic entry requirements: student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters programme is designed for dental graduates who wish to develop clinical and research skills in oral and maxillofacial surgery. It will provide you with a qualification which will enable you to extend your clinical diagnostic and treatment skills to a higher level. It will also provide you with a solid grounding in research methodologies.

Why Glasgow

  • You will have access to patients and opportunities to carry out oral surgical procedures under supervision.
  • The University is well recognised as a centre of excellence for research in the fields of 3D imaging, bone bioengineering and orthognathic surgery.
  • These special interests in the surgical specialties are linked with the renowned oral and maxillofacial surgical service in the city and regional hospitals in the west of Scotland.
  • You will have the opportunity to attend all postgraduate lectures in the Dental School which includes invited speakers from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons in Glasgow and from dental companies.

Programme Structure

You will take a core course consisting of basic sciences, health sciences and research sciences.

The clinical component is dedicated to didactic teaching, reflective learning, clinical procedures and hands-on training in oral surgery.

Clinical courses

  • Dentoalveolar surgery
  • Oro-facial infections
  • Oral pathology
  • Local anaesthesia, general anaesthesia, sedation
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Dentofacial deformities
  • Cleft and craniofacial deformities
  • Temporomandibular disorders
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Oral medicine.

Research component

You will be encouraged to carry out a concise research project using existing facilities alongside our well-established research themes.

Career Prospects

Graduates are able to apply for senior house officer posts in the UK, or join a higher research programme leading to PhD qualification.

Information for international students

IELTS:overall score 7.0; no sub-test less than 7.0. ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 22 with Speaking no less than 23. CAE: 185; no sub-test less than 185 CPE: 185; no sub-test less than 185. PTE Academic: 68; minimum 60 in writing

Fees and funding

UK students
£37500
International students
£37500

See University website for further details

Qualification and course duration

MDentSci

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk