Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £23,690 (FT)
- £38,420 (FT)
- All applicants:
- 9 January 2015
All applicants must hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience post-qualification.
The English language level for this programme is: Good
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
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The programme combines taught courses with a research component. Students attend teaching clinics, ward rounds, lectures, seminars, and carry out research leading to a project dissertation. There are supervised clinical and laboratory craft courses and the opportunity to observe at in-patient operating sessions.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits.
Year one, students complete core modules to the value of (135 credits). Year two, students complete core modules to the value of (135 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits). Year three, students take part in clinical study (not credit bearing).
- Principles of Treatment Core Course (Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
- Clinical Care Core Course (Oral/Oral Maxillofacial Surgery)
- Dento-Alveolar Surgery I
- Theory of Oral/ Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Dento-Alveolar Surgery II
- Dento-Alveolar Surgery III
- Trauma and Correction of Facial Deformity
- Oral Oncology
- Clinical Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Dento-Alveolar Surgery IV
- There are no optional modules for this programme.
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 13,000-15,000 words.
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through clinical and laboratory instruction on a one-to-one basis, seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, self-directed learning and problem based learning. Assessment is through written, practical and oral examinations, essays, logbook, internal appraisal through regular progress reports and the dissertation.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
The programme aims to offer education and training in oral surgery that will provide a sound foundation for progression towards higher surgical training and/or a research career in this field. Graduates who have recently completed the programme have returned to take up positions around the world as academics and clinicians in oral surgery.
Top career destinations for this degree
- Medical Degree, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2011)
- University Lecturer, University of King Saudi (2011)
- Dentistry, King's College London (2011)
- Oral Surgeon, Private Practice (2011)
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ministry of Health, Kuwait (2013)
Current students are planning, on completion of the programme, to sit the MOS (Membership in Oral Surgery) tri-collegiate examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The programme’s students benefit from the broad programme structure that includes operating sessions, outpatient clinics, lectures, demonstrations and seminars, and the use of special investigative techniques to illustrate the diagnosis and management of orofacial surgical disease.
Find out more about the programme on the institute's Oral Surgery (Advanced Training) MClinDent page.
Student / staff ratios › 80 staff › 420 taught students › 62 research students
Department: Eastman Dental Institute
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Who can apply?
The programme is suitable for applicants from outside the European Union who wish to gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience. The programme is not offered as part of a UK/EU specialist training pathway, and completion of it will not entitle the graduate for entry onto the UK specialist register.
- All applicants
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now
What are we looking for?When we assess your application we would like to learn:
- how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this programme
- why you want to study oral surgery at graduate level
- what particularly attracts you to this programme
- what is your source of funding and is this something you have applied for already
- what is your previous experience in oral surgery
- what is your aim after completion of this Master's degree and how do you expect this qualification to help you