Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Orthodontics

United Campus of Malta

Program Description

Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Orthodontics

United Campus of Malta


The course runs for four years, on a part-time basis, and leads to a Masters degree.

The course combines lectures and research with mandatory clinical training modules. The latter will be supervised by orthodontic specialist mostly accreditated by the European Board of Orthodontics.

Subjects will be taught through group sessions, seminars pratical skills training, and students-led enhancement sessions.

Lectures will be held for 2 weeks every 4 months in Malta + 40 hours of clinical practice every semester for the first year, 50 hours for the second year and 60 hours for the third year.

The Masters degree will enable you to

  • treat dentofacial deformities;
  • treat patient presenting deciduous, mixed and permanet dention;
  • diagnose and treat Class I, II and III malocclusions, vertical and transversal occlusal alterations;
  • treat adult patients even with reduced dentition and/or periodontal problems;
  • interact with other specialists and be part of a multidisciplinary team: master the most recent 3D technologies as well as the new anchorage devices and invisible technique.


Year 1

  • Anatomy and Head Embryology
  • Molecular Biology and Orthodontic Tooth Movement
  • Imaging and Cephalometric Radiology
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Orthodontic techniques I
  • Clinical orthodontics I
  • Growth and Development of the Stomatognathic System
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Stomatognathic System
  • IT and Cephalometric Analysis
  • Orthodontic biomechanics
  • Orthodontic Techniques II
  • Aetiology of Malocclusion
  • Clinical Orthodontics II
  • Adult Orthodontics
  • Research Methods

Year 2

  • Orthodontic Literature I
  • Extractions in Orthodontics
  • Orthodontic-periodontal Treatment
  • Orthodontic Techniques III
  • Clinical Orthodontics III
  • Orthodontic and Surgical Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Orthodontic Research
  • Psychology in Orthodontics
  • Genetics and Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Orthodontic Biomaterials
  • Orthodontic Literature II
  • Orthodontic Techniques IV
  • Clinical Orthodontics IV
  • Assessment of Growth and Treatment
  • Orthodontic Restorative Treatment
  • Iatrogenic Effects of Orthodontic Treatment
  • Craniomandibular Dysfunction

Year 3

  • Research Project I
  • Orthodontic Literature III
  • Clinical Orthodontics V
  • Retention and Relapse
  • Hygiene, asepsis and sterilization
  • Ethics and Forensic Medicine
  • Periodontics
  • Clinical Orthodontics VI
  • Management, administration and ergonomics
  • Orthodontic Literature IV
  • Research Project II

Year 4

  • Clinical Orthodontics VII
  • Clinical Orthodontics VIII
  • Thesis preparation

How to apply

1. Click “ENROL” and fill in the online form “RISERVAZIONE DEL POSTO”;

2. Upon submission you will receive a confirmation email;

3. Separately, you will receive another email with the reservation fee due and the UCM bank details to affect payment;

4. You will receive an email with your credentials to access UCM Student Area as soon as payment has been received by us;

5. Once you enter the Student area, please download the Enrolment Form, sign it and upload it together with the other documents requested;

6. You will then be required to pay the tuition fee (or the first instalment);

7. Once payment has been received by us, you will receive a confirmation email that you are enroled at UCM;

8. Finally at the start of the course, you are requested to present the original hard copies, of all of the documents uploaded on the Student Area, to the UCM Secretary.


Enrolment fee: 750 €

Tuition fee: 10.000€

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 13, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
4 years
Part time
10,000 EUR
Malta - St. Julian
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Malta - St. Julian
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Tuition fee: 10.000€