Master in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Orthodontics


The Master in Clinical Dentistry will enable students to treat dentofacial deformities, treat patient presenting deciduous, mixed and permanent dentition, diagnose and treat Class I, II and III malocclusions, vertical and transversal occlusal alterations, treat adult patients even with reduced dentition and/or periodontal problems, interact with other specialists and be part of a multidisciplinary team.

Applicants will be required to provide proof of meeting the admission requirements.

Definitive admission to the course will be granted by a Commission upon evaluation of the entry requirements (qualifications and documents submitted by applicants, who are also requested to provide documents deemed helpful for the Commission to carry out a truthful and coherent analysis of the requirements.

Entry requirements are the following:

  • Degree in Dental Surgery (EQF Level 6). If the qualification was obtained in a non-English speaking country, applicants must present their degree certificate translated with apostille;
  • At least 2 years of experience as a professional dentist;
  • Knowledge of English is mandatory (as the master will be in English language);
  • Curriculum vitae of the applicant.

Once the list of the admitted applicants will be complete, it will be posted on our website and selected Candidates informed in order for them to immediately proceed with the formal and administrative dues for registration and matriculation.

The Master Degree in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Orthodontics is an intensive theoretical and practical course which runs for four years, on a part-time basis. Students are expected to attend 1 week of theoretical lessons in Malta, held 3 times a year, for the 4 years of duration of the programme. The course is taught by specialists with extensive experience in the field and who are mostly accredited by the European Board of Orthodontics.

Subjects will be taught through group sessions, seminars practical skills training, and students-led enhancement sessions. Practical lessons and internships will be carried out at dental clinics and hospitals: once the clinic has been selected and confirmed by UCM, a learning agreement shall be signed between the parties with the aim to outline the quality assurance procedures, learning outcomes, assessment and reporting processes; a clinic supervisor will be appointed to support the learner during the period of practice. In all cases, students have to be responsible for ensuring that they have the necessary warrants/authority/insurance to perform clinical practice.

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The Master in Clinical Dentistry (MQF/EQF Level 7, Part-time based study, Duration 4 Years, 180 ECTS, English language) issued by UCM United Campus of Malta HEI Foundation, is accredited by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority, and is based on the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) and European Qualification Framework (EQF).

The Malta Qualifications Framework is mapped against:

  • the European Qualification Framework (EQF);
  • the Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF/EHEA);
  • the Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF).

The UCM graduate with Master in Clinical Dentistry Orthodontics who aims to work in Italy will have options of:

  • requesting the academic recognition of the qualification (obtaining the corresponding Italian qualification) from an Italian University of preference (pursuant to art. 2, Law 148/2002 of the Italian Law).
  • requesting non-academic recognition in Italy for access to public competitions from the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department of Public Administration – P.P.A. Office (pursuant to Art. 38 of Legislative Decree 165/2001 and Art. 2 of Presidential Decree 189/2009 of the Italian regulatory framework).

This Master combines lectures and research with mandatory clinical training modules.

Clinical practice aims to achieve a set of learning outcomes and may be carried out at our partners in Malta or abroad; however, clinics must be fully qualified in the country that the student has chosen to attend the practice period.

Furthermore, with regard to the internships, UCM will exclusively stipulate agreements with clinics accredited by national health authorities of the country where they operate: therefore, clinics will be requested to provide relevant certificates and documentation attesting their valid and full authorization to operate as medical centers. All clinical practice will be supervised by a qualified member of the staff of the clinic. For this purpose, UCM will also require Curriculum Vitae and certificates showing the qualifications and experience of the supervisor.

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  • Annual Fee: 10.000 €