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PhD/Dip Craniofacial Science/ Pediatric Dentistry

 Course Level
PhD
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
6 Years
 Start month
July

 Tuition fee

International
124180.02 USD
National
52224.66 USD

Application fee

International 275.5 USD
National 100 USD
Department
Faculty of Dentistry
Scores accepted
TOEFL-IBT (min)93
GRE (avg)320
GMAT (avg)646

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About this course

This combined program option is a clinical specialty program that is offered in conjunction with a PhD in Craniofacial Science. The program provides education and training for clinicians, researchers and teachers. Achievement of the Diploma in Endodontics requires completion of the clinical and didactic requirements associated with the diploma program in the Faculty of Dentistry, successful completion of the PhD in Craniofacial Science course requirements, and successful defense and submission of the thesis to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. In this program option, the degree and the diploma are awarded conjointly and both must be completed to graduate. The combined program will require a minimum of six years to prepare the student for clinical practice and a research career. Graduates will be eligible to take the examinations for specialty certification in endodontics offered by The Royal College of Dentists of Canada and The American Board of Endodontics.

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Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies minimum academic standards for admission. Applicants for the Ph.D. degree must hold a D.D.S., D.M.D., M.D., or D.V.M., or equivalent, or an M.Sc. in dental science or a related discipline. Fluency in English is also required.

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Course Modules

Courses are selected in accordance with the recommendation of the program and the student's supervisory committee and graduate advisor. All Ph.D. students are required to complete a comprehensive examination successfully. The major requirement for the Ph.D. is completion of a research dissertation meeting the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements.

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How to Apply

  • Two (2) official copies of university transcripts from all colleges and universities attended sent from source in sealed and endorsed envelopes (except UBC transcripts).
  • Two (2) official copies of the degree certificate if the official transcript does not indicate the degree received and degree conferral date.
  • If university transcripts and degree certificates are issued in a language other than English, a literal English translation of two (2) sets of official transcripts (and degree certificates if necessary) must be obtained from the issuing university’s translation service. Send both the original language and literal English translation transcripts in sealed envelopes endorsed by the issuing university.
  • A TOEFL or IELTS score sheet taken within twenty-four (24) months prior to the time of submission of the application if the qualifying degree was received from a country in which English is not the primary language.
  • Three (3) references in either the electronic reference format or sealed and endorsed paper letter format.

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