Taught course

Translational Research in Oral Sciences

University of Leeds · School of Dentistry

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Entry requirements

A recognised undergraduate degree in Life Sciences (BSc Hons minimum 2:2 or equivalent) or Dentistry (BChD or BDS equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

This new and innovative course will provide you with the expertise and skills necessary for the investigation of oral health research questions driven by public clinical need.

This course is especially aimed at dental or biosciences graduates who wish to follow a career path focused on oral research and its translation into positive impacts upon health. The course also aims to enhance graduates’ prospects of securing PhD studentship positions.

Graduates will be able to display advanced understanding of:

  • the scientific basis of oral health and disease,
  • the interdisciplinary nature of translational research,
  • how the partnership between basic science and clinical research is harnessed for the development of novel molecular therapies and drugs.

The course will:

  • provide structured and personalised learning and training in a research environment of international excellence
  • be delivered by academics at the forefront of knowledge generation ranging from molecular discovery to translational application
  • engage students in research projects using the latest technologies that generate results with scientific impact and potential for improving patient health
  • equip students for the full process of translational oral research, which will be relevant for a range of biomedical scientific careers, providing the skills and insight to excel in multidisciplinary research

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)113 343 9922