Masters | Postgraduate Course - Oral Biology MSc Course Details within University of Dundee

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Oral Biology MSc

Study Details

MSc: 12 months full-time

This Oral Biology postgraduate course is specifically designed for individuals who wish to pursue career pathways in academic oral biology.

This course offers a wide ranging, in depth knowledge of oral biology in its broadest sense including relevant microbiology and disease processes. It also provides a sound educational background so that you can go on to lead academic oral biology programmes within dental schools.

Module details

Semester 1

  • Module 1: Academic skills 1: learning and teaching in medical education (20 credits)
  • Module 2: Cranio-facial development and anomalies (20 credits)
  • Module 3: Dental and periodontal tissues, development and structure (20 credits)
  • Module 4: Oral mucosa and disorders (15 credits)

Semesters 2A and 2B

  • Module 5: Academic skills 2a: educational skills (5 credits)
  • Module 6: Neuroscience (20 credits)
  • Module 7: Oral environment and endemic oral disease (20 credits)
  • Module 8: Project (60 credits)

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally required to hold dental degree or a first class or upper second class science degree in a biomedical sciences discipline.

Student Destinations

he MSc Oral Biology is aimed at dental or science graduates who are either early in their careers or wish to establish themselves as oral biologists within dental schools.

Oral Biology is a recognised discipline in many dental schools worldwide. Graduates will have gained sufficient knowledge and skills to enable them to be teachers, innovators and educational leaders in the field.

In addition, successful graduates will be well placed to undertake further postgraduate study at PhD level. In some cases, this may possible within the existing research environments within the Dental School, the wider College of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification of the University of Dundee.