MSc Dental Materials Science
School of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Dental professionals from all over the world come to Sheffield for postgraduate courses that enhance their careers.
About the course
Course description 2017
This non-clinical course is run jointly with the Faculty of Engineering. It 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’ll also learn the principles of research and different techniques for evaluating dental materials and related health technologies.
- 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
- Group Projects and Developing Research
- Introduction to Digital Dentistry and Dental Manufacturing
Teaching is through lectures, seminars and tutorials, personal academic study and self-directed learning, research project.
You’ll be assessed on assignments, coursework, examination and research project dissertation.
1 year full-time
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. Other degree-level qualifications may be suitable so please contact us for advice.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.