Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer

We welcome your feedback

Please help us improve The University of Manchester website by completing a short questionnaire at the end of your visit.

Yes, I'll give feedback No, thanks

Read our privacy notice

Menu Search the University of Manchester siteSearch
Search type

Alternatively, use our A–Z index

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Dental Specialties) MSc

View tabs | View full page

Fact file

Degree awarded
MSc, PGDip
MSc 12/24 mnths FT/PT, PGDip 9/18 mths FT/PT
Entry requirements

All applicants will be required to provide evidence of their primary dental qualification from a recognised institution.

Evidence of citizenship of an EU country will be required for those claiming home student status. 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Around 8 places are typically available.
How to apply

We accept student intakes for September each year.

To be considered for the September 2016 intake, a completed application including all supporting documents must be submitted.

Course options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning

Course description

This programme is designed for dentists who wish to advance their knowledge of this clinical specialty at a postgraduate level. There are three components: Research Methods and Biostatistics; Specialist Clinical Component; and a Research Component.

The aim of the Research Methods and Biostatistics components is to enable students to become competent in the design, data collection, and simple analysis and interpretation of clinical research projects.

The aim of the Specialist Clinical Component is to give students an understanding of the scientific basis of oral and maxillofacial surgery with particular emphasis on current theories relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of patients. The evidence base supporting clinical surgical practice is emphasised.

The Specialist Clinical Component permits observation of a wide range of surgery including facial trauma, implant and reconstructive, cancer and reconstructive, salivary gland and orthognathic surgery, as well as participation in dentoalveolar surgery.

The aim of the Research Component is to offer research training in identification, formulation and implementation of a specific research project. The research project is in line with the research themes of control of pain and anxiety or surgical implantology or oral cancer and health services research.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £18,000
    International students (per annum): £39,500
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
    International students (per annum): £19,750
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £12,500
    International students (per annum): £29,000
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000
    International students (per annum): £14,500

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Dentistry
+44 (0)161 306 0239
+44 (0)161 306 1565
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

Related courses

Courses in related subject areas

Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.