Master of Science in Digital Dentistry (Dental Surgery)

Study Programme Details
City:Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree

Duration

24 Months

Scholarship Available

Yes

Language

English

About this Study Course

The Master of Science in Digital Dentistry (Dental Surgery) embodies the cutting-edge advancements transforming the field of dentistry. Digital technologies are reshaping traditional practices, offering innovative solutions for treatment planning and patient care. With a focus on digital workflows, this program empowers future dental professionals to leverage technology for enhanced diagnostics, treatment, and patient outcomes. From intraoral scanning to CAD-CAM technologies, you’ll explore the full spectrum of digital dentistry, preparing you to thrive in a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

Overview

Embark on a transformative journey into the realm of digital dentistry with our Master of Science program. Over the course of two years, you’ll delve into the theoretical foundations and practical applications of digital technologies in dental surgery. From introductory courses laying the groundwork to advanced methods in digital dentistry, each stage of the program is carefully designed to nurture your intellectual growth and clinical proficiency. Through hands-on training in professional clinics and research projects, you’ll gain the skills and confidence needed to excel in this dynamic field.

Admission Requirements

The Degree of Master of Dental Surgery awarded from July 2018 onwards or the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery obtained with at least Second Class Honours or better, if awarded prior to July 2018.

The admission of applicants may be made conditional on the result of an interview.

The Admissions Board, on the recommendation of the Faculty Admissions Committee, may admit into the Course applicants not in possession of a first cycle degree, if it is satisfied that such applicants are in possession of other academic or professional qualifications and a minimum of ten yearsҠdocumented professional experience, that together are deemed to be comparable to the qualification indicated above. Such applicants shall be required to demonstrate the learning achieved through prior experience and qualifications through the evaluation procedures established by the University Policy for the Recognition and Accreditation of Prior Learning (RPL). The admission of applicants referred to in this paragraph, may be made subject to those conditions that the Faculty Admissions Committee may impose to address any lacunae in the applicantsҠacademic preparation. Conditions imposed may include the satisfactory completion of a preparatory programme, or the requirement to follow and pass supplementary study-units, up to a maximum of 12 ECTS credits, in addition to the programme of study.

  • DSG5060 Clinical Practice for Dental Surgery 1 (10 ECTS)
  • DNS5200 Digital Dentistry 1: Introduction to Digital Imaging (5 ECTS)
  • DSG5026 Seminars in Dental Sciences 1 (5 ECTS)
  • DSG5028 Directed Studies in Dental Sciences (10 ECTS)
  • DSG5100 Digital Dental Laboratory Techniques (5 ECTS)
  • LIN5063 Academic Reading, Writing and Speaking in English for Postgraduates (5 ECTS)
  • ORC5002 Oral Rehabilitation (5 ECTS)
  • ORC5004 Clinical Governance and Ethical Issues in Oral Health Services (5 ECTS)
  • DNS5020 Research Methods in Applied Dental Sciences (10 ECTS)
  • DSG5050 Clinical Practice for Dental Surgery 2 (10 ECTS)
  • DNS5300 Digital Dentistry 2: Advanced Methods in Digital Dentistry (5 ECTS)
  • DSG5030 Seminars in Dental Sciences 2 (5 ECTS)
  • DSG5200 Dissertation (40 ECTS)

Non EU Applicants:

Total Tuition Fees: €26,800

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

Annual Enrolment Fee: €400 + Annual Bench Fees: €5,000

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of our program are well-positioned to pursue diverse career opportunities in digital dentistry. Whether working in private practice, research institutions, or dental technology companies, our alumni are equipped with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the digital age of dentistry. With a focus on practical training and research, you’ll graduate prepared to make meaningful contributions to the advancement of dental care and technology.

Visa Requirements:

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