Kaohsiung Medical University

12 months
3720 USD/year
3720 USD/year
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The very first MS program in Dentistry at Kaohsiung Medical University in our country, followed by setting up a Ph.D. degree program, the first such program in Dentistry in Taiwan. 


We further established the first Graduate Institute for Oral Health Science (GIOS); providing the concrete basis for promoting dental public health in our country. In order to offer further clinical-basic science training for denstists on a continuing bases, the On-the-Job MS program was founded within the graduate institute of dental and oral health sciences. 

This Dentistry program at Kaohsiung Medical University has a special feature focusing on “Periodontal Prosthodontics training for the practicing dentists, and it is currently the only one of its kind.

Learning outcomes

With the refinement of the university’s organization and mandates, we evolved into a full-sized College of Dental Medicine, providing our country's very first and foremost college-level professional education in all aspects of basic and clinical dental sciences, which is consisted of the School of Dentistry and a separate Department of Oral Hygiene. Our School of Dentistry runs four different programs: the undergraduate program for DDS training, the M.S. program and the Ph.D. program for graduate training and the On-the-Job MS program for the established dentists. In parallel, the Department of Oral Hygiene also has four programs: the undergraduate Hygiene program, the On-the-Job undergraduate program, the M.S. program and the On-the Job M.S. program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Biostatistics
  • Special Topics in Oral Biology research Methodology
  • Special Topics in Adjunctive Periodontal Prosthesis
  • Biology Basis of Orthodontics
  • Seminars in Orthodontics
  • Clinical Practice in Orthodontics
  • Special Topics in Occlusion
  • Literature Review and Case Conference in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orthodontics in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Operative Dentistry in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Clinical Practice in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Physics and Medical Usage of Laser
  • Behavior Management in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Special Topics in Oral Radiology
  • Literature Review and Case conference in Periodontics
  • Special Topics in Dental Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Clinical Practice in Periodontics
  • Special Topics in Oral Pathology
  • Special Topics in Applied Oral Anatomy (Laboratory)
  • Special Topics in Dental Materials
  • Seminar and Literature Review in Prosthodontics
  • Special Topics in Periodontal and Prosthesis
  • Clinical Practice in Prosthodontics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holds an equivalent degree of D.D.S. from a Medical/Dental College of a local or foreign university which is recognized by M.O.E. and verified by R.O.C. representative office. 
  • A minimum GPA of B or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (a notarized Chinese or English translation of transcript is required) 
  • Holds an equivalent degree of Dentist diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1860 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    3720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1860 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • 56.000 TWD


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