Master of Science in Orthodontics

Master of Science in Orthodontics

Course information

Course title Master of Science in Orthodontics
Course code PMSCORTFTT0
Postnominal M.Sc.(Melit.)
Level of qualification Second Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Mode of attendance Full-time
Total ECTS credits 240
Delivered by Faculty of Dental Surgery
The course leading to a Master of Science in Orthodontics is offered jointly by the University of Malta and King’s College London. It provides academic, practical and clinical teaching in modern orthodontics and further aims to prepare candidates for the M.Orth. examination of UK Royal Colleges.

The course follows the curriculum set by KCL and offers small group tuition by experienced local tutors and by visiting lecturers from KCL. Clinical practice takes place in a modern facility in the island’s main hospital. Students following the Joint Degree Course can benefit from a flight and hotel subsidy when travelling to the UK in order to attend the courses organised by KCL.

Further information about this course and details on how to apply are available here.

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Applicants shall be in possession of the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent, together with at least two years’ post-qualification experience.

The maximum number of students that can be admitted into the course is 5 students.

Details on how to apply are available from: here.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2019.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

You can compare your national qualifications to the local requirements by visiting our qualifications comparability webpage.

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After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Fees are set by Kings College London and will be available in due course on:

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Fees are set by Kings College London and will be available in due course on:
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2019/0.

Last Updated: 24 March 2020

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