MMedSci Diagnostic Oral Pathology, University of Sheffield
This course will equip you with a critical, systematic understanding of oral pathological conditions that require diagnosis by histopathological methods.
You'll study the laboratory methods used to prepare oral diagnostic material for histopathological examination and the research tools used to advance the practice of diagnostic oral pathology.
You'll develop a competence in the microscopical diagnosis of common and significant oral pathological lesions. You'll learn when further information or additional procedures are necessary to confirm a diagnosis.
Basic Principles of Pathology
Basic Techniques in Histopathology
Research Problems and Approaches
Laboratory Research Methods
Diagnostic Oral Histopathology
Advanced Oral Histopathology
Current Concepts in Dentistry
Staff and student-led seminars
Practical laboratory techniques
Independent directed self-study
Introductory multi choice assessment
Exams at the end of each semester consisting of written papers and a microscope-based exam
Assessed essays and presentations at journal clubs and seminars
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You need a recognised dental or medical qualification. You must have at least one year’s postgraduate experience in a relevant clinical discipline.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
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