|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You’ll need a dental or medical degree, or a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in science or engineering from a recognised institution
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Almost every adult in the developed world benefits from dental materials. The pace of innovation in this field is extremely rapid, especially where technologies such as tissue engineering are involved.
This non-clinical course, run jointly with the Faculty of Engineering, gives you a comprehensive education in basic materials science and the use of materials in dentistry and surgery.
You’ll be taught by some of the leading academics in the fields of bio and dental materials science, tissue engineering, materials characterisation and biomedical engineering.
You will also learn the principles of research and different techniques for evaluating dental materials and related health technologies.
You’re assessed on essays, presentations, an exam and a research dissertation.
Current Concepts in Dentistry
Dental Materials Science
Selecting Dental Materials for Clinical Applications
Science Writing and Health Informatics
Polymer Materials Chemistry
Structural and Physical Properties of Dental and Biomaterials
Personal academic study
Research project dissertation