The general objective of this programme is to educate dentists to become specialists in orthodontics with a solid and broad academic background and adequate clinical experience in different treatment methods by means of prescribed coursework, supervised clinical work, and a supervised research project.
The coursework will enable the students to acquire a knowledge of the relevant literature; to acquire basic scientific skills; to develop a scientific approach to solving problems; to learn to assess and criticize scientific papers; to undertake typodont courses and implement techniques in clinical orthodontics to an advanced level; to integrate theoretical and practical knowledge in the management of all kinds of young and adult orthodontic patients; to acquire familiarity with related dental/medical disciplines and the biomedical sciences relevant to orthodontics; and to receive training in research methods.
The programme will include an oral and written examination of clinical and research findings, as well as a research project to be planned, conducted, and then presented as a written thesis or a publishable paper to a committee including Internal and External Examiners.
|Programme Director||General Enquiry||Closing Date for Applications|
|Name: Dr. Y. Yang
Fax: (852) 2559 3803
|Name: Miss Hazel Leung
Fax: (852) 2517 0544
|March 31, 2017
- Regulation and Syllabus
- On-Line Application
Mode of Attendance: FT (3 years)
- A BDS degree of this University or an equivalent qualification.
- Minimum of 2 years of general dentistry.
- A fellowship from one of the Colleges is desirable.