Programme Description

Programme Description

University of Malta

Faculty of Dental Surgery

Master of Science in Dental Sciences

(for courses commencing October 2020)


In addition to the study-units indicated in the programme, students may be required to register for up to 12 ECTS credits in supplementary study-units as directed by the Board.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS5020 Research Methods in Applied Dental Sciences 10 ECTS
DSG5028 Directed Studies in Dental Sciences 10 ECTS


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS5024 Dissertation 70 ECTS

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the degree of Master of Science - M.Sc. – under the auspices of the Faculty of Dental Surgery.
Last Updated: 15 June 2020
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.