University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Dental Materials Science

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.

Entry requirements

A dental or medical degree, or a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree in science or engineering from an approved institution. Other degree-level qualifications may be suitable. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:
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; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed on assignments, coursework, examination and research project dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Post Graduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0114 271 7884