Master of Dentistry (MDent) 12 months Postgraduate Program By University of Otago |Top Universities
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Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

107,384 NZDTuition Fee/year

Application Deadline

15 Nov, 2023Application Deadline

Program overview

Main Subject

Dentistry

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of Dentistry (MDent) is a Master's programme which enhances dental practitioners' clinical skills and research base, but does not lead to specialist registration. It is offered in two fields: as an endorsement in Aesthetic Dentistry or an endorsement in Rural Oral Health Care. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Dean of Faculty of Dentistry, on the advice of the Admissions Sub-Committee of the Postgraduate Studies Committee of the Faculty of Dentistry, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to complete the programme.  A candidate for the degree shall normally follow a programme of study for one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.

Program overview

Main Subject

Dentistry

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of Dentistry (MDent) is a Master's programme which enhances dental practitioners' clinical skills and research base, but does not lead to specialist registration. It is offered in two fields: as an endorsement in Aesthetic Dentistry or an endorsement in Rural Oral Health Care. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Dean of Faculty of Dentistry, on the advice of the Admissions Sub-Committee of the Postgraduate Studies Committee of the Faculty of Dentistry, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to complete the programme.  A candidate for the degree shall normally follow a programme of study for one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

90+
176+
6+
6.5+
58+

Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, on the advice of the Admissions Sub-Committee of the Postgraduate Studies Committee of the Faculty of Dentistry, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to complete the programme.

Every applicant shall hold the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery of the University of Otago or another equivalent dental qualification approved by the Admissions Sub-Committee and be a registered dental practitioner in his or her country of practice or residence.

Applicants must have achieved a minimum grade point average of B+ over the 400- and 500-level papers of the qualifying degree and will normally be expected to have had relevant clinical experience of at least three years’ duration and/or have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry before admission to the programme.

Admission to each endorsement is limited to a maximum of six candidates annually.

15 Nov 2023
1 Year
Feb

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,942 NZD
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International Students

107,384 NZD
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