Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

University of Manitoba

48 months
49100 CAD/year
15631 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Dentistry in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is four years in length, including a four-year hospital residency, for which a postgraduate training certificate is awarded. This program is offered at the University of Manitoba. 

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The primary objective of the program is to train dentists to become competent, ethical Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons for practice in Canada, and to provide them with a scientifically based curriculum which will prepare them for the challenges they will face in the development of their speciality, throughout their professional careers.

The clinical program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offered by the University of Manitoba provides comprehensive training in all the major areas generally included within the scope of practice of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Students are provided with opportunities to attend and present papers at National and International conferences related to aspects of their speciality and an external elective rotation is permitted subject to approval of the Program Director.

Research Project

Residents are required to write an essay or carry out a research project and publish in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Research interests of members of the Section of Oral Surgery include:

  • Temporomandibular joint disease
  • Oral cancer
  • Clinical trials of dental implants
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Cleft palate surgery
  • Maxillofacial trauma

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biology and Pathology of the Periodontium 
  • Advanced Oral Radiology 
  • Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis 
  • Advanced Clinical Periodontics 
  • Occlusion 
  • Basic Clinical Periodontics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete curriculum vitae
  • Dean’s letter
  • Two current letters of reference one from your current or recent position (note reference letters are sent to referees through the online system)
  • University transcripts
  • Letter of intent
  • English language test score (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49100 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15631 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15631 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.


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