Queen Mary University of London
Key Course Facts
This programme aspires to produce highly skilled, motivated, creative and team-work oriented graduates who want to specialise in dental materials or a related field. You’ll work with distinguished academics and clinicians throughout the programme and work on cutting-edge research projects.
Be taught by experts in the field of dentistry and materials and have regular contact with them throughout the programme
Gain specialist insight into the latest developments in dental materials
A great qualification for entry into this expanding field in the healthcare sectors, or in teaching and research
This programme is taught by the Institute of Dentistry, which was recently ranked 11th in the World for Dentistry (QS World Rankings by Subject 2020). It is designed to give you a broad knowledge of the principles underlying the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of dental materials, both in preventative and restorative treatment.
It is aimed at dental surgeons, dental technicians, hygienists/therapists and nurses, materials scientists and engineers who want to work in the dental support industries, and the materials health sector in general. On completion of the course, you’ll have a specialised knowledge of dental materials and be able to justify selection criteria and instructions for all classes of dental materials.
This programme will:
give you a deep understanding of the field of dental materials and the knowledge necessary to conduct research, or work in product development
place special emphasis on the use of materials in both clinical and non-clinical applications
introduce you to materials science, focusing on the major classes of materials used in dentistry including polymers, metals, ceramics and composites
provide you with up-to-date information on current dental materials. You’ll learn about their functional properties, bioactivity and biocompatibility, and also cover specific uses of dental materials, such as drug delivery, tissue engineering and regulatory affairs.
Eight compulsory modules
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Dental Materials, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Materials, Dentistry or a related Engineering discipline.
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of Queen Mary University of London in top UK and global rankings.
About Queen Mary University of London
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) was founded in 1989 in the Mile End district of London. This Russell Group University offers state-of-the-art facilities, including their Advanced Molecular Imaging Services, and the Genome Centre for DNA research at Barts and the London School of Medicine, among numerous others for a wide variety of subject matters. QMUL is without a doubt an excellent option for any student wishing to pursue a career path in scientific research, and is recognised worldwide as such.
Student composition of Queen Mary University of London