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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Dental Specialties)

12 months
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About

The one-year MSc Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Dental Specialties) course from The University of Manchester is designed for dentists who wish to advance their knowledge of this clinical specialty at postgraduate level.

Overview

This specialty is concerned with the diagnosis and management of diseases, injuries and defects affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.

The specialist clinical component of the course will give you an understanding of the scientific basis of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with particular emphasis on current theories relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of patients.

The programme

The course will also emphasise the evidence base supporting clinical surgical practice.You will observe a wide range of surgery, including facial trauma, implant and reconstructive, cancer and reconstructive, salivary gland and orthognathic surgery, as well as participating in dentoalveolar surgery.

The course also covers the design, data collection, and simple analysis and interpretation of clinical research projects, and culminates in the MSc dissertation.

You will learn how to identify, formulate and implement a specific research project in line with the research themes of pain and anxiety control, surgical implantology, or oral cancer and health services research.

Aims

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Dental Specialties) course from The University of Manchester aims to provide dental practitioners with the knowledge and skills to undertake minor oral surgery in the context of a wider knowledge of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Career opportunities

This course will prepare you for a future career in clinical practice, teaching or research.

Some graduates return to established surgical practice, while others go on to the next step in their training and pursue specialist clinical training and appropriate clinical examinations in oral surgery.

Graduates may find their advanced knowledge a good foundation for oral surgery or oral and maxillofacial surgery practice. Some graduates proceed to undertake higher research degrees such as a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Surgical Basic Sciences & Patient Care
  • Dental Tissues
  • Bone: Disease and Injury
  • Soft Tissue
  • Research Methods
  • Salivary Tissue, Pain TMJ
  • Reflective Oral Surgery Practice
  • Biostatistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We require a primary dental qualification from a recognised institution and at least two years' experience in general professional practice.
  • International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.
  • We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 47000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    47000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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