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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Whitechapel

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme aspires to produce highly skilled, motivated, creative and team-work oriented graduates who want to specialise in dental materials or a related field. You’ll work with distinguished academics and clinicians throughout the programme and work on cutting-edge research projects.

  • Be taught by experts in the field of dentistry and materials and have regular contact with them throughout the programme
  • Gain specialist insight into the latest developments in dental materials
  • A great qualification for entry into this expanding field in the healthcare sectors, or in teaching and research

This programme is taught by the Institute of Dentistry, which was recently ranked 14th in the World for Dentistry (QS World Rankings by Subject 2021). It is designed to give you a broad knowledge of the principles underlying the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of dental materials, both in preventative and restorative treatment.

It is aimed at dental surgeons, dental technicians, hygienists/therapists and nurses, materials scientists and engineers who want to work in the dental support industries, and the materials health sector in general. On completion of the course, you’ll have a specialised knowledge of dental materials and be able to justify selection criteria and instructions for all classes of dental materials.

This programme will:

  • give you a deep understanding of the field of dental materials and the knowledge necessary to conduct research, or work in product development
  • place special emphasis on the use of materials in both clinical and non-clinical applications
  • introduce you to materials science, focusing on the major classes of materials used in dentistry including polymers, metals, ceramics and composites
  • provide you with up-to-date information on current dental materials. You’ll learn about their functional properties, bioactivity and biocompatibility, and also cover specific uses of dental materials, such as drug delivery, tissue engineering and regulatory affairs.

Application deadline

10 September 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 16 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    187 82%

    3rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97 97%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    11th

    5

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