Our Orthodontics MSc provides academic, practical and clinical teaching in modern orthodontics including normal development and growth of the craniofacial region, development of the dentition, orthodontic tooth movement, treatment planning, management of malocclusion, contemporary appliance systems and treatment mechanics. UK/EU students should note that recruitment to Orthodontic specialty registrar training posts will be undertaken by London Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education and full details are published on their website as soon as they become available. Candidates should not apply for the MSc until they have completed the national recruitment process. The King's application portal will be re-opened for these candidates to apply if this occurs after the university deadline.
- Exposure to a wide variety of orthodontic appliances and techniques
- Rotations to peripheral hospital orthodontic departments in SE England
- Dedicated postgraduate dental centre at Guy's Hospital
- Internationally competitive research opportunities
Who should take this course
A dental qualification plus at least two years post-qualification experience. UK/EU applicants will normally need to satisfy any additional specialist training requirements. For UK applicants FDS, MFDS or MJDF is desirable.
Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.
You are required to take:
- Science of Orthodontics (30 credits)
- Clinical Orthodontic Theory (30 credits)
- Clinical Orthodontics (60 credits)
- Orthodontic Research (60 credits)
King's College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study.
- Part 1: Science of Orthodontics
- Part 2: Clinical Orthodontics
- Part 3: Orthodontics Clinical
- Part 4: Orthodontics Research
continued in year 2 & 3
- Full time overseas fees:
About Course Provider
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.
King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.
Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.
King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.
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