Orthodontics (Doctoral Degree)

the United Kingdom

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The award
Doctoral Degree

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 12700 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 44500 per year

All study options

About Orthodontics at Queen Mary, University of London

This course is for dental graduates seeking to develop an understanding of facial growth and development, the development of the dentition, occlusal function and the correction of facial deformity and malocclusion. It consists of a structured three-year programme, with all clinics being fully supervised with close chairside instruction. You are expected to sit the MSc (University of London) examination over a two-year period and to complete the MOrth RCSEng examination within three years.The course aims to enable you to:Understand the biomechanical principles of tooth movement Understand the development, growth and influence of the skeletal and soft tissues on the dentition Understand the importance of materials science in orthodontics Formulate a diagnosis of malocclusion and appropriate treatment plan Apply the theory and practice of clinical orthodontics to treat a variety of malocclusions.Course contentThis structured three-year programme includes lectures, seminars, clinical demonstrations, journal clubs and special topic short courses. Lecture and seminars cover:normal growth and development of the head, face and dentition the physiology of the face and jaws including the temporomandibular joint the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of malocclusion. You will be taught how to use state-of-the-art appliances to an advanced level and their application in surgical orthodontics and interdisciplinary dentistry.AssessmentYou will be assessed through two written papers and the submission of an original research project. There is also an oral examination and clinical assessments involving case presentations and a practical.Entry requirementsApplicants should possess the minimum qualification of the MFDS of one of the Royal Colleges, and should have spent no less than two years after graduating in the practice of general dentistry. Wide experience in the other dental specialties, including oral surgery and paediatric dentistry, would be considered an advantage. Students whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS score of 7.5.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardDoctoral DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 12700 per yearInternational course feesGBP 44500 per year

Notes about fees for this course

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.

These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.

Entry requirements

Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

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