Diagnostic Oral Pathology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #82 (QS) ,
MMedSci Diagnostic Oral Pathology, University of Sheffield This course will equip you with a critical, systematic understanding of oral pathological conditions that require diagnosis by histopathological methods.

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MMedSci Diagnostic Oral Pathology, University of Sheffield

This course will equip you with a critical, systematic understanding of oral pathological conditions that require diagnosis by histopathological methods.

You'll study the laboratory methods used to prepare oral diagnostic material for histopathological examination and the research tools used to advance the practice of diagnostic oral pathology.

You'll develop a competence in the microscopical diagnosis of common and significant oral pathological lesions. You'll learn when further information or additional procedures are necessary to confirm a diagnosis.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Basic Principles of Pathology

  • Basic Techniques in Histopathology

  • Research Problems and Approaches

  • Laboratory Research Methods

  • Diagnostic Oral Histopathology

  • Advanced Oral Histopathology

  • Current Concepts in Dentistry

Teaching

  • Induction period

  • Observational work-shadowing

  • Supervised reporting

  • Staff and student-led seminars

  • Practical laboratory techniques

  • Lectures

  • Literature review

  • Dissertation

  • Independent directed self-study

Assessment

  • Introductory multi choice assessment

  • Exams at the end of each semester consisting of written papers and a microscope-based exam

  • Assessed essays and presentations at journal clubs and seminars

  • Dissertation project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

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Academic Requirements

You need a recognised dental or medical qualification. You must have at least one year’s postgraduate experience in a relevant clinical discipline.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Sheffield

  • 555 - 980 GBP/month
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