Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Course Aims

teeth graphicThe 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
E-mail: yangyanq@hku.hk
Name: Miss Hazel Leung
Fax: (852) 2517 0544
E-mail:dentalpg@hku.hk
March 31, 2017
- Regulation and Syllabus
- On-Line Application

Mode of Attendance: FT (3 years)

Entrance Requirements

  1. A BDS degree of this University or an equivalent qualification.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of general dentistry.
  3. A fellowship from one of the Colleges is desirable.

 

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