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Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

36 months
66972 USD/year
66972 USD/year
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The general objective of the Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics programme from The University of Hong Kong is to educate dentists to become specialists in orthodontics with a solid, broad academic background and adequate clinical experience in different treatment methods through prescribed coursework, supervised clinical work and a supervised research project.


The Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics coursework at The University of Hong Kong will enable the students to acquire knowledge of the relevant literature and basic scientific skills; to develop a scientific approach to solving problems; to learn to assess and criticise scientific papers; to undertake typodont courses and implement techniques in clinical orthodontics to an advanced level; to integrate theoretical and practical knowledge in the management of all kinds of young and adult orthodontic patients; to acquire familiarity with related dental/medical disciplines and the biomedical sciences relevant to orthodontics; and to receive training in research methods.

Degree requirements

The programme will include an oral and written examination of clinical knowledge and skills, as well as a research project to be planned, conducted and presented as a written thesis or a publishable paper to a committee including Internal and External examiners.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biomaterials
  • Oral Epidemiology and clinical Research Methodology
  • Multivariable statistical analysis in dental research and use of statistical software
  • Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Clinical orthodontics 
  • Dissertation Writing for Master of Dental Surgery and Master of Science – An Induction Course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline:  To be confirmed


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


270 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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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

  • A BDS degree of this University or an equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 1.5 years of general dentistry.
  • A fellowship from one of the Colleges is desirable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    66972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 66972 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    66972 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 66972 USD per year during 36 months.
  • HK$525,500 per year

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


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