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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery MSc (DentSci)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery MSc (DentSci)

Key information

Qualification type

MDSc - Master in Dental Science

Subject areas

Dental Technology Surgery

Course type


Course Summary

This Masters programme is designed for dental graduates who wish to develop clinical and research skills in oral and maxillofacial surgery. It will provide you with a qualification which will enable you to extend your clinical diagnostic and treatment skills to a higher level. It will also provide you with a solid grounding in research methodologies.


You will have access to patients and opportunities to carry out oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures under supervision.

The University is well recognised as a centre of excellence for research in the fields of 3D imaging, bone bioengineering and orthognathic surgery.
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery are special interests in the surgical specialties, linked with the renowned oral and maxillofacial surgical service in the city and regional hospitals in the west of Scotland.
You will have the opportunity to attend all postgraduate lectures in the Dental School which includes invited speakers from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons in Glasgow and from dental companies.


Graduates are able to apply for senior house officer posts in the UK, or join a higher research programme leading to PhD qualification.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



Research Sciences - Core
Health Sciences - Core
Basic Sciences - Core
Dentoalveolar Surgery
Oral Medicine
Oral Pathology
Local Anaesthesia, General Anaesthesia, Sedation
Maxillofacial Trauma
Dentofacial Deformities
Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities
Temporomandibular Disorders
Head and Neck Surgery
Oro-facial Infections

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

Applicants should have a universally recognised dental qualification and two years post-qualifying, relevant experience.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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