Established for more than 35 years, and one of the longest-running clinical training programmes in the UK, the Orthodontics MScD course is designed to provide clinical and academic training for future specialists in clinical orthodontics in a highly professional and rewarding environment.
This three-year full-time course aims to equip you with the skills needed to perform as a competent specialist in orthodontics, with focus on the clinical, theoretical and research areas required for provision of adequate patient care.
Open to home, EU and overseas students, successful completion of the course will result in the award of a Master’s degree in Orthodontics. The course is also recognised for training purposes by the Royal Colleges for the Membership in Orthodontics of both Edinburgh and the Bicollegiate examination.
Didactic, self-directed and problem-based modular teaching extends throughout the three-year programme. The course provides clinical training within the teaching hospital and in district units in Swansea, Newport, and North Glamorgan. The first two years of the course consist of structured research.
Distinctive features of the course include:
High-quality clinical training Excellent clinical and academic facilities
Dr Jayanie Bimalka Weeratna (MSc Forensic Dentistry)
“I was Interested in learning and becoming the first forensic dentist in Sri Lanka and the University Dental Hospital is the only place in the UK that offers an MSc in Forensic Dentistry. The placement was secured for me through the Commonwealth University Association as I was offered a Commonwealth scholarship. I like the academic freedom, encouraging and supportive supervisors at the university, the co-operative and helpful staff, and the fine information technology facilities and good library. I am hoping to set up a Forensic Dental Unit in the Government Analysis Department and feel that the university has given me the opportunity to reach my goal.”
Anna Koutoulaki (PhD in Dental Research)
I started my research studies in 2004, having attained my first degree in molecular biology at the University of Dundee. I was attracted to Cardiff because of its high research profile and the working environment offered to pursue my PhD study. The School provides extensive research facilities, with ultra modern equipment, and I have been able to learn and develop a wide range of contemporary techniques. There are a large number of students undertaking research degrees at the School of Dentistry, which ensures a supportive, interactive environment in which to discuss my work and develop ideas and understanding.
Cardiff University Masters Excellence Scholarships
No. of awards TBC
“This scholarship package will give high-calibre students the opportunity to study at a world-leading, research-intensive university and help ease the associated financial burdens.”Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-ChancellorWe are pleased to announce that the Taught Master's Excellence Scholarship Scheme for 2016/17 entry has been confirmed.We are committed to invest up to a total of £500,000 in this high value competitive scholarship scheme to support UK and EU students who are planning to start an eligible master's programme in September 2016.The scholarships are each worth a minimum of £3,000 and will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Eligible programmes include taught full-time and part-time taught programmes leading to a master's. Not included are our distance learning programmes and taught programmes leading to a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, as well as research master's such as the MPhil and MRes.‘Home’ and ‘EU’ students only (as classified for fee paying purposes, tuition fee status is determined after submitting an application to study) who are accepted on to an eligible postgraduate taught programme leading to a master's degree, and with a firm focus on academic excellence.For applicants from countries outside the European Union, we also offer a range of highly prestigious international scholarships.
We have two deadlines after which scholarship decisions will be made:6 April and 27 July 2016.The Masters Excellence Scholarship application form can be accessed once you have submitted an application to study to an eligible postgraduate taught programme leading to a master’s degree. Please note the additional details on our website and in the guidance documents provided.