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Forensic Odontology

Students work closely with other postgraduate students in forensic medicine, forensic science and forensic toxicology. The course aims to give students a deep understanding of the role of other forensic disciplines and identify when, where and how forensic odontology links with the wider forensic community.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a primary dental qualification (BDS or equivalent). English Language Requirement: IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

The course consists of 4 taught modules: forensic odontology (taught module) (topics include: dental identification, disaster victim identification, bite mark analysis, age estimation from dental sources, comparative dental anatomy, dental report writing and giving evidence, dental embryology and anatomy); forensic odontology research project; forensic medicine; forensic science.

Assessment methods

Assignments, case based exercises, presentations and active participation. The poster abstract for a professional conference and the paper for submission to a peer-reviewed journal are assessed in the research module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MFOdont Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MFOdont Full-time £ 12,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MFOdont Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
MFOdont Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Key information

Course Leader
Telephone number: 
01382 388020