Dental courses

University of Malta

Master Of Science In Dental Sciences in University of Malta

  • Duration : 3 Semesters
  • Intake : Oct
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 13,400 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 90
  • PTE : 0

About Master Of Science In Dental Sciences in University of Malta

This programme of study is also offered on a part-time basis. Please consult the Registrar's website for more information pertaining to courses offered by the University.

The subject areas of this programme correspond to the Departments of the Faculty, and to the research interests and activities within each and inter-disciplinary themes, in which guidance and supervision can be offered, and subject to the availability of resources as determined by the Faculty. Students typically follow a short directed reading component, deliver a presentation related to the research, and embark on the preparation of a dissertation, based on work of an advanced or original nature undertaken by them.

Learning outcomes

1. Knowledge and Understanding: 

By the end of the course the student will be able to:

- Discuss a research problem in a structured fashion as demanded by the relevant research methodologies.
- Demonstrate an advanced knowledge on the research activity being undertaken.
- Deliver learned contributions to the area under study.
- Identify and select the generic skills required to indulge in research activities by applying them effectively to fulfil research objectives.

2. Skills: 

By the end of the course the student will be able to:

- Search for existing knowledge from various sources.
- Critically review, analyse and discuss research papers.
- Compile a literature review.
- Define research problems and frame research hypotheses.
- Write research proposals and technical papers or reports.
- Apply research methodologies.
- Collect, analyse and evaluate experimental data.
- Deliver oral presentations on the work performed. 
- Describe the scientific work performed in a written manner by means of technical reports, publications and a dissertation.

Course intended for

This course is aimed at first-degree holders from the Faculty of Dental Surgery, and indeed from any other science faculties, to further their knowledge in a specific dentistry-related research field.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

The faculty also offers the facility to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy.

This degree will further prepare students for research on Dental sciences. The introduction of this course will enable the candidates to further their knowledge in selected topics.

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of one of the following qualifications:

(a) the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery - B.Ch.D. - with at least Second Class (Honours) or the degree of Master of Dental Surgery awarded from July 2018 onwards or

(b) the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) with at least Second Class (Honours) in Dental Hygiene or Dental Technology or

(c) the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) with at least Second Class (Honours) with Chemistry, or Biology, or Chemistry with Materials, as one of the main areas of study or 

(d) a degree with at least Second Class (Honours) in a discipline related to health science or

(e) a degree with at least Second Class (Honours) in an area of study which the Board deems to be relevant to the proposed area of study.

The admission of applicants under paragraphs (c) to (e) may be made conditional on the results of an interview conducted for the purpose.

Interviews, when necessary, shall be conducted by a board composed of at least three members appointed for the purpose.

Please contact the Faculty regarding areas of research available. 

University of Malta Highlights

Type Public
Established 1769
Campus Urban
Academic staff 961
Administrative staff 930
Students 11,117

University of Malta Avg Tution Fees  And Other Expenses

Avg.Tution Fees €5500-10800
Visa Fee €125
 Insurance €60-80

Food Cost

€100 to 150 Euro Per month
Accommodation €200 to 500 Euro Per month
Meals €250
Mobile/Wi-Fi €30
Local Transport €40
Leisure Activities €200
Laundry €30
Electricity/Water €50

above is an approximate guide of the monthly expenses you are likely to incur while studying in Malta. These are only approximations since your monthly bill will be determined by your personal lifestyle.  *based on 2 or 3 persons sharing an apartment.


Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 13,400


€ 13,400