MMedSci in Diagnostic Oral Pathology
Why choose the MMedSci in Diagnostic Oral Pathology at Sheffield?
This course is suitable for UK, European and overseas applicants and provides students with a strong grounding in the fundamental principles of Diagnostic Oral Pathology including the principles of research that inform clinical practice.
The course is taught by experienced senior oral & maxillofacial pathologists and scientists with international reputations in the field and includes seminars, course work, directed self learning and supervised pathology practice.
A Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree with one year minimum postgraduate experience, preferably 2 years.
An overall score of IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component. This English Language certificate cannot be more than 2 years old from the start date of the programme.
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Students are expected to meet the cost of dissertation binding (£12 per copy)
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Oral Pathology is a specialism both of pathology and of dentistry. Pathology is the laboratory science dedicated to advancing understanding of the causes and nature of disease and histopathology is that branch of pathology involving the study of changes in tissues. The Master of Medical Science (MMedSci) course in Diagnostic Oral Pathology is concerned with the pathology of diseases and disorders that affect the tissues and organs of the oral cavity and its related structures.
The course builds upon the basic understanding of pathology and oral pathology that will have been gained at undergraduate level and is particularly suited to those who have obtained some relevant postgraduate experience in a related clinical discipline. It provides a suitable basis for those who may wish to pursue further studies in oral pathology or to better inform their training in related clinical disciplines.
The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it’s up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or students numbers. In the event of any change we will consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.
Aims and objectives
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