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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Dentistry Dental Hygiene

Course type


Course Summary

Oral biology is a growing area of commercial research within the pharmacological industry, making graduates of this programme attractive to employers. This programme focuses on the latest scientific developments related to oral biology and health, covering basic science in a clinical context.

This programme will: Focus on the latest scientific development related to the mouth and oral biology and health, it offers basic science in a clinical context; Give you hands-on clinical explanations of the major scientific developments relating to both preventative medicine techniques to avoid disease, and commercial research into products; Explore the latest developments in therapeutic dentistry; for example, the work being done into the oral delivery of drugs.

Teaching is by a mixture of formal lectures small group seminars and clinical sessions. We take pride in the close and friendly working relationship we have with our students. You are assigned an Academic Adviser who will guide you in both academic and pastoral matters throughout your time at Queen Mary. Methods of assessment include coursework and formal examinations. Many modules will include continuous assessment. The MSc research project will be conducted under close supervision during the summer term and is evaluated by thesis, presentation and viva examination.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Properties of Dental Materials - Core
Minimally Invasive Dentistry - Core
Biomineralisation and Biomimetics - Core
Oral Microbiology - Core
Use and Investigation of Dental Tissues - Core
Laboratory Based Project - Core
Dental Hard Tissues and the Microenvironment - Core
Fundamentals of Research Methods - Core
Introduction to Oral Biology - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 UK degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject. Degree disciplines such as Medicine, Dentistry, Chemistry, Biology or related subjects in the Sciences will be considered.