Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry

Ajman University

Program Description

Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry

Ajman University

The Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry answers the regional demand for an advanced professional qualification. The University offers this full-time postgraduate degree training program which permits the General Dental Practitioner to pursue a training pathway over a minimum of 3 years.

The postgraduate degree program reinforces and builds upon basic skills developed during undergraduate dental training, and facilitates continued professional development. It prepares the candidate to work as a specialist in Restorative Dentistry in private practice, the hospital or community services, or to pursue an academic career.

Mission

Our mission is to provide a Master educational program in the UAE, in order to graduate highly qualified professionals to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care services. The mission of the Master of Restorative Dentistry Program supports the Mission of the College of Dentistry at Ajman University.

Goals of the MSRD Program

The goals of this program are:

  1. Prepare highly qualified specialist in Restorative Dentistry to deliver compassionate and ethical oral health care services to patients in specialist practice, community hospitals, and/or academic settings.
  2. Prepare graduate with critical thinking attitude and foster self-directed lifelong learning convictions.
  3. Provide graduates with sound knowledge of the scientific and ethical principles of research to be capable of addressing community oral health needs and contributing to advances in the field of Restorative Dentistry.

MSRD Program Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of the MSRD program are intended to advance the knowledge, skills, and competency of the graduate student to achieve the following:

KNOWLEDGE

On successful completion of the program, the graduate will;

1) Identify and integrate knowledge in the basic and clinical sciences to diagnose and manage patients with complex restorative dentistry needs.

2) Evaluate and debate advanced concepts in Restorative Dentistry for problem-solving and formulating innovative ideas.

3) Demonstrate advanced knowledge of research concepts, theories, and principles in different domains of restorative dentistry.

SKILLS

On successful completion of the program, the graduate will;

1) Use comprehensive approach for management of patients’ oral health needs taking into consideration systemic, psychological, and socio-economic factors into consideration.

2) Perform complex restorative procedures independently and consistently under various difficult situations.

3) Show the ability to appraise and synthesize classical and contemporary restorative dentistry literature as a method of knowledge build-up and development.

4) Demonstrate a high level of verbal and written communication skills with patients and other healthcare professionals.

5) Formulate a research proposal, conduct a research project, and analyze results and draw appropriate conclusions compatible with sound scientific and ethical principles of human or laboratory research.

COMPETENCE

On successful completion of the program, the graduate will;

Autonomy and Responsibility:

1) Demonstrate professional practice management aptitudes and take responsibility for critical decisions and governance taking into considerations social and cultural norms.

2) Analyze and criticize intricate notions and concepts and be able to discuss them with peers and other professionals.

Role in context:

3) Demonstrate professional leadership qualities and instill values and moral when working with other healthcare professionals.

4) Organize and manage strategic activities for successful completion of tasks in familiar and/or unpredictable contexts.

Self-development:

5) Develop critical thinking and self-directed learning to formulate solutions for complex clinical and/or research issues as part of professional development.

6) Manage complex ethical and moral issues without prejudice when working within a team or as a leader.

Admission Requirements

In accordance with the University requirements for graduate degrees, a candidate to be admitted into the MSRD program must fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Dental surgery from a UAE-recognized university with a minimum Cumulative General Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.
  • Applicants who have not completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction, are required to submit documented proof of competency in oral and written English prior to admission.
  • Applicants with a CGPA between 2.0 and 2.99 on a 0 scale or equivalent or with TOEFL 530 and a CGPA of a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent may be admitted conditionally.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 11, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is
Campus based
Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 26, 2018
Duration
Duration
3 years
Full time
Price
Price
420,000 AED
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Locations
United Arab Emirates - Ajman, Ajman
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Aug. 26, 2018
United Arab Emirates - Ajman, Ajman
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