M.Ed. Dental Medicine

  • On Campus
  • 20 months
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • French
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva, Switzerland
<p> In addition to medical training in specific fields, the Master of Dental Medicine offers advanced training in the following: preventive dentistry, stomatology, oral surgery, dental and maxillo-facial radiology, maxillo-facial surgery, cariology, endodontics, pedodontics, orthodontics, oral physiophathology and periodontology, fixed prosthodontics, occlusion, temporomandibular disorders, biomaterials, gerodontology and removable prosthodontics.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>

Description of Dental Medicine

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The Master of Dental Medicine provides advanced training in the following areas: preventative dentistry, stomalogy, oral surgery, dento-maxillo-facial radiology, cariology, endodontics, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics, oral pathophysiology and periodontics, dental implants, gnathology, myoarthropathy, dental biomaterials, geriatric dentistry and dentures. Graduates may qualify for the Swiss federal dentistry diploma.

Under the new Healthcare Professions Act (LpMed), exams are faculty-based, except those at the end of the third year of the Master´s, which are federal and standardized throughout Swiss faculties of medicine (Swiss federal dentistry exam).

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Programme outline

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Master of Dental Medicine

First and second-year courses, 120 credits

Clinical training

Preventative dentistry, stomalogy, oral surgery, dento-maxillo-facial radiology, cariology, endodontics, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics, periodontics, dental implants, gnathology, dentures, geriatric dentistry and dental biomaterials

Career opportunities

Given the highly specialised nature of the dentistry programme, most graduates remain in the field and work in private dental practices. Others find work in dental clinics or dental offices linked to social services, schools or hospitals.

Contacts

Faculty of Medicine, Section of Dental Medicine: 19 rue Barthélemy-Menn, 1205 Genève

Student affairs:

T. +41 (0)22 379 40 11/90

Mr Jonathan Zbaeren

Jonathan.Zbaeren@unige.ch

Ms Vanessa Petitpierre

Vanessa.Petitpierre@unige.ch

Academic advisor:

Mr Jean-Pierre Bernard

T. +41 (0)22 379 40 28

Jean-Pierre.Bernard@unige.ch

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEA)
500 CHF / semester During the online application process, applicants with a foreign degree will be charged an administrative fee of 65 CHF, to be deducted from the first-semester tuition fees.
Start date September  2015 Students who require an entry visa to Switzerland are strongly advised to apply by 28 February 2014.
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS

4 semesters (max. 8 semesters), 120 ECTS credits

First and second-year courses, 120 credits

Clinical training

Preventative dentistry, stomalogy, oral surgery, dento-maxillo-facial radiology, cariology, endodontics, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics, periodontics, dental implants, gnathology, dentures, geriatric dentistry and dental biomaterials

Duration full-time 20 months
Languages
  • French
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Requirements for Dental Medicine

Level of French required

Eliminatory general test for non-Francophones with the exception of the following cases:

www.unige.ch/frenchexam

Admission criteria

A Bachelor in Dental Medicine or an equivalent degree.

Work Experience for Dental Medicine

No work experience is required.

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