Experimental Oral Pathology (Oral Sciences) at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

Experimental Oral Pathology (Oral Sciences) (Taught)

Course summary

This MSc introduces you to the principles of experimental pathology in oral disease. We offer you comprehensive training in the principles of laboratory research methods and the range of techniques used to study the behaviour of oral tissues in health and disease.

  • Ideal if you want to follow either a career in academic dentistry or in a clinical speciality
  • Be taught by our distinguished international experts and have regular contact with them throughout the programme
  • Work as an integrated member of one of our research teams
  • Attend our annual stem cell conference as well as an HIV symposium
  • Study at one of the UK’s top-rated dental schools: we are joint first for research impact (REF 2014)
You’ll follow a structured course of seminars, with practical work, dealing with the structure and behaviour of cells and tissues in health and disease. You’ll begin with fundamental concepts of cell biology and continue with the application of these concepts to oral and dental disease. Related disciplines such as oral microbiology and immunology will also be covered. Throughout the programme, an emphasis will be placed on the evidence base for these concepts and the way in which such evidence is obtained by observation and experiment. You’ll join one of our research teams and undertake a laboratory-based research project in the final module of the programme, exploring any aspect of oral disease. We’ll introduce you to experimental design and research, so you’re at the very forefront of innovations in this field. You’ll gain transferable laboratory skills, in addition to those gained as part of your research project. You’ll learn how to write papers and present them to your peers – and for publication. Running in parallel with your core programme you’ll be invited to attend seminars within the Blizard, across basic science disciplines, genomics, immunobiology, molecular cell biology and neurosciences. Also available for intercalating BDS Dentistry students. Structure
  • Eight compulsory modules
  • Research project with a 15,000-word dissertation


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Assessment method

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How to apply

International applicants

Please see: www.qmul.ac.uk/international-students

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 UK degree or the overseas equivalent in a relevant subject. Degree disciplines such as Medicine, Dentistry, Chemistry, Biology or related subjects in the Sciences will be considered. International applicants Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential and non-native English speakers are required to have a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a writing score of 6.0. Please note that in order for your application to be considered you must have obtained a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 at the point of submission of your application. For full details of our English language requirements, including a list of alternate acceptable tests, please refer to the webpage below. http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/international-students/englishlanguagerequirements/guidelines/index.html If you do not meet the language requirements it might be possible for you to undertake a pre-sessional programme that will prepare you for the masters programme.

English language requirements

All applicants to Queen Mary must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student and will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Students enrolling on a postgraduate degree programme are charged tuition fees each year by Queen Mary. The rate you will be charged depends on whether you are assessed as a Home/EU or Overseas student. You can find tuition fees for each course on the course finder pages on our website: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/ Further details about postgraduate taught tuition fees can also be found on our website: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/tuitionfees/

Sponsorship information

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Experimental Oral Pathology (Oral Sciences) at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS