M.Sc. On Campus

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

12 months
9000 USD/year
833 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The discipline of Oral Surgery includes diagnosis, surgical management and research into conditions of the mouth and jaws and perioral structures such as salivary glands. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery MSc programme is offered at University of Peradeniya.


Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery MSc programme at University of Peradeniya, the trainee will be able to:
  • Critically understand and apply concepts, theories and contemporary knowledge relevant to the safe practice of oral surgery within the general dental practice setting
  • Demonstrate skills in competent clinical practice in oral surgery for the benefit of the population, the profession, and personal development
  • Demonstrate complementary skills required to meet the patient demands and expectations
  • Adapt methods of learning under guidance and independently, to meet new patient led demands relevant to oral surgery
  • Apply theory and knowledge to reflect on experience and performance, to develop independent practice and recognise need to initiate and implement change to management protocol. 

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Infection control in relation to oral surgery practice 
  • Emergencies management on the dental chair 
  • Oral surgical care in medically compromised patients 
  • Surgical anatomy in relation to Oral Surgery 
  • Minor oral surgical procedures and management of complications 
  • Local anesthesia and sedation in Dentistry 
  • Odontogenic infections and management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits

60 with research


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant should have bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery and at least one-year post qualification experience in any branch of dentistry.
  • Applications, once received by the Senior Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Dental Sciences, shall be sent to the coordinator of the programme. The Department concerned shall appoint a selection committee with the approval of the Faculty Board to evaluate the applications, and if necessary to hold interviews. The list of names of the selected candidates along with their applications and a report of the selection committee shall be submitted to the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee and the recommendations shall be sent to the Faculty Board for approval. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    833 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 833 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Local students: LKR200,000 (1 year); LKR300,000 (2 years)
  • SARRC students: $6,000 (1 year); $8,000 (2 years)
  • Other countries: $9,000 (1 year) $12,000 (2 years)


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