This full-time, two-year Master's programme offers an understanding of applied clinical sciences and the concepts of oral surgery, with practical experience in dentoalveolar surgery.
About this degree
The programme combines taught modules with a research component. Students attend teaching clinics, lectures, seminars, and undertake research study leading to a dissertation. There are supervised clinical and laboratory courses and the opportunity to observe at in-patient operating sessions.
Students undertake modules to the value of 360 credits.
Year one consists of 135 credits of core modules. Year two consists of core modules (135 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits).
Principles of Treatment Core Course (Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
Clinical Care Core Course (Oral/Oral Maxillofacial Surgery)
Dento-Alveolar Surgery 1
Theory of Oral/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dento-Alveolar Surgery 2
Dento-Alveolar Surgery 3
Trauma and Correction of Facial Deformity
Clinical Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dento-Alveolar Surgery 4
Clinical Science & Research Methods
There are no optional modules for this programme.
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation (13,000-15,000 words).
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through clinical instruction on a one-to-one basis, theoretical instruction including seminar teaching, lectures, journal club, self-directed learning and problem-based learning.
Further information on modules and degree structure is available on the department website: Oral Surgery MClinDent
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
The programme aims to offer education and training in oral surgery that will provide a solid foundation for specialist practice and progression towards higher surgical training.
Recent career destinations for this degree
Dentist, PH Dental Care
PhD in Oral Maxillo Facial Surgey, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Dentist, Smile Dental Care
Careers data is taken from the ‘Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education’ survey undertaken by HESA looking at the destinations of UK and EU students in the 2013–2015 graduating cohorts six months after graduation.
Why study this degree at UCL?
Students benefit from the broad programme structure that includes operating sessions, outpatient clinics, lectures, demonstrations and seminars, and the use of investigative techniques to illustrate the diagnosis and management of orofacial surgical disease.
Find out more about the programme on the Institute's Oral Surgery MClinDent page.