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Forensic Odontology MFOdont

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MFOdont - Master of Forensic Odontology

Subject areas

Forensic Medical Studies Dental Services

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed for dentists wishing to work in Forensic Odontology. The aim of the course is to provide dentists with a professional qualification that delivers core knowledge, experience and intellectual skills in forensic odontology, forensic medicine, science and research. Forensic dentists are required in all countries to provide dental expertise to courts and legal systems. Dentists wishing to work in this field often find it difficult to gain the necessary skills. This course addresses those aspects of forensic odontology which are most frequently the subject of expert testimony in courts and have the most relevance to forensic odontology internationally. As a student in Forensic Odontology you will work closely with other postgraduate students in Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science and Forensic Toxicology. You will develop a deep understanding of the role of other forensic disciplines and identify when, where and how forensic odontology links with the wider forensic community. This provides a unique multi-disciplinary nature to the course. Acquiring this qualification will be a key step in the development of professional expertise in forensic odontology. The programme will enable graduates to acquire knowledge, understanding and skills in forensic odontology and research. Uniquely, they will learn interdisciplinary skills that are essential for dealing with forensic issues in real life. Acquiring this qualification will be a key step in the development of professional expertise in forensic odontology. The interdisciplinary aspect of this course and the focus on the important aspects of forensic odontology will ensure that you are in a position to contribute to forensic service provision in your region/country.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

24 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

The primary aim of the module is to provide the necessary skills to plan, execute and write-up a research project in the field of forensic odontology.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Prospective applicants must hold a primary dental qualification BDS (or equivalent). At least 2 years post-qualification dental experience is desirable before applying.