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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MSc programme is designed to provide students with an in-depth working knowledge of the principles and practice related to Oral Sciences. The major strength of this programme, and what sets its apart from other Oral Sciences based MSc programmes offered in the UK, is its focus on research. You will gain a wealth of theoretical and practical knowledge related to Oral Sciences research and spend time in the laboratories conducting your own research project under the direction of internationally renowned members from the Oral Sciences Research Group located within Glasgow Dental School. Students will experience and participate in cutting edge research within the theme while learning techniques widely relevant to biomedical sciences.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Learn through an in-depth, evidence based, critical approach about specialising in a particular area – oral disease pathogenesis or infection control and decontamination.
  • Learn from staff who are internationally experienced researchers and academics with both clinical and science backgrounds and are experts in biofilm infections, oral inflammation and infection control.
  • There is a long tradition of excellence in Oral Sciences at the University of Glasgow, with pioneering research by MacFarlane, Samaranayake and Bagg, and other current Glasgow academics continuing to make important contributions to the field of Oral Sciences.
  • Pursue and further your career in oral and dental related occupations, as well asa laboratory scientist or an academic.
  • A range of transferable skills are integrated and embedded into this programme, which will improve possibilities in the job market.
  • Undertake research alongside pre and post-doctoral researchers
  • Learn to work as a team and improve technical skills and communication.
  • Receive first-hand experience within a dedicated oral sciences research laboratory infrastructure linked directly to clinical research facilities.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates are well placed for a variety of employment opportunities in the oral and dental industries, as well as a wide array of the biomedical science sectors.

This course provides a sound basis from which to apply for employment in:

  • Laboratory positions in industry or in academia
  • Continue professional training in dentistry and oral hygiene
  • Further doctoral-level research training for academic
  • Teaching careers.

A high proportion of our graduates go on to complete PhDs in Glasgow or other high quality institutions across the world.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    226 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    7th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.60 92%

    3rd

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