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Orthodontics

MSC
Master of Science
Gain the skills needed to become a specialist in the rewarding field of Orthodontics through classroom and clinical training.
Orthodontics at EUC

The MSc in Orthodontics is a three-year graduate program providing coursework and clinical training to enable dentists to become orthodontic specialists. The program fulfils the requirements of the European Commission Directives regarding the education of orthodontists, the UK Specialist Advisory Committee on Orthodontics and the World Federation of Orthodontists guidelines for postgraduate orthodontic education.  The program also includes all of the features of the European Erasmus training curriculum.

Students acquire the appropriate knowledge, attitudes and skills of an orthodontic specialist as well as a sense of professionalism, interest and enquiry. The program aims to prepare dentists to practice the specialty using contemporary techniques at an advanced level, through a comprehensive academic program as well as through rigorous clinical experience in different treatment modalities.

Program Summary

Languages: English
Duration:3 year
Mode of Study:On Campus
ECTS:180

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Admission Criteria The program will begin accepting students for the 2023 Fall Semester; the application deadline is 31 March 2023.   Due to the limited number of positions, admission is on a competitive basis. Applications must include the following:
  1. Copy of Dentistry degree earned (BDS, DDS, DMD or equivalent)
  2. Transcript of Dental studies (in English)
  3. Detailed curriculum vitae (CV)
  4. Personal Statement expressing interest, motivation and preparation for degree
  5. Two (2) letters of recommendation from Dental School Dean, Chairperson, faculty and/or professional colleague
  6. Proof of English language proficiency (see below) *
In addition to the above minimum admissions criteria, the following will be considered:
  1. Personal interview
  2. Dentistry degree GPA
  3. Candidate’s interest/performance in Orthodontics during first degree
  4. Candidate’s previous experience/qualifications/professional development in Dentistry
  5. Research papers, scientific publications and/or presentations.
Greek Language Requirements: Although knowledge of the Greek language is not mandatory, a basic level of the language will facilitate communication with patients. It will, therefore, will be considered as an additional qualification for non-Greek speaking applicants. *English Language Proficiency (applicants must have one of the following::
  1. Proof that undergraduate instruction and coursework has been done in English
  2. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based total) or 213 (Computer based total).
  3. IELTS with a score of 6.5 or English IGCSE (GCE) O’ Level with grade of “C” or above
 
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Degree RequirementsECTS
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All students pursuing the program of study Orthodontics (M.Sc.) must complete the following requirements:
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1st Year courses60
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2nd Year courses60
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3rd Year courses60
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Total Requirements180

Master – Orthodontics

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YEAR 1 60 ECTS
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SEMESTER 130
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MOR600 Advanced Clinical Sciences I5
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MOR603 Clinical Skills I 8
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MOR606 Clinical Skills II 12
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MOR609 Research Methodology and Biostatistics3
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MOR612 Scientific Literature I2
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SEMESTER 230
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MOR615 Advanced Clinical Sciences II 5
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MOR618Orthodontic Biomechanics, Mechanics, Materials and Contemporary Appliances 5
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MOR621 Scientific Literature II2
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MOR624 Specialty Clinical Training I18
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YEAR 2Course TitleECTS
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SEMESTER 330
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MOR627 Scientific Literature III2
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MOR630 Specialty Clinical Training II20
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MOR633 Treatment in Preadolescent Children5
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MOR675 Master Thesis I: Topic Selection, Protocol Preparation, and Institutional Review Board Approval (if necessary)3
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YEAR 2 Course TitleECTS
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SEMESTER 430
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MOR636 Basic Sciences Relevant to Orthodontics 2
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MOR639 Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment in the Early Permanent Dentition 3
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MOR642 Scientific Literature IV2
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MOR645 Specialty Clinical Training III20
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MOR680
Master Thesis II: Complete Literature Review and Methodology
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YEAR 3 Course TitleECTS
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SEMESTER 530
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MOR648 Clinical Governance - Practice Management2
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MOR651 Scientific Literature V2
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MOR654 Specialty Clinical Training IV20
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MOR657 Treatment for Adults3
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MOR685 Master Thesis III: Complete Data Collection, Analysis, and Implementation3
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YEAR 3 Course TitleECTS
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SEMESTER 630
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
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MOR660
Long-term Effects of Orthodontic Treatment - Risk Management in Orthodontics
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MOR663 Scientific Literature VI2
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MOR666 Specialty Clinical Training V20
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MOR669 Treatment of Patients with Face Asymmetries, Orofacial Clefts and Craniofacial Anomalies2
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MOR690 Master Thesis IV: Complete Writing, Critique by Committee Members, and Defense3
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