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Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology
Taught postgraduate programmes offered by the Faculty
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Taught Postgraduate Programmes
Course Aims
The MDS in Periodontology extends over not less than 3 years of full-time study, or the equivalent by part-time study, and is designed to enable candidates to achieve an advanced level of knowledge and competence in Periodontology by means of a prescribed course of study and a supervised research project.
It is a programme of advanced study and research into the histopathogenesis of periodontal diseases, their aetiology, prevention, and management, including the role of advanced forms of periodontal therapy in comprehensive oral health care, as well as the planning, routine placement, and supportive care for dental implants. The programme will include lectures, tutorials, seminars, case conferences, literature discussions, and clinical and laboratory work, together with project assignments and training in research methods.
Taught Postgraduate Programmes
Application and Enquiries
Mode of Attendance
FT (3 years)
Entrance Requirements
  1. BDS degree of this University or an equivalent qualification.
  2. A minimum of 1 year of work experience, some of which should be of relevance to the course applied for.
Application
Closing Date for Application Form: April 13, 2018
Regulation and Syllabus
Online Application
Composition Fee
Programme Director
Prof. M. Tonetti
Fax: (852) 2858 7874 / E-mail: tonetti@hku.hk
General Enquiries
Miss Hazel Leung
Fax: (852) 2517 0544 / E-mail: dentalpg@hku.hk
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