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The 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

MSc: 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 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) England 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 21,450 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 12 12 Months

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