Dental Sciences (M.Sc.)

Program Description

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dental Sciences (Thesis) offered by the Faculty Dental Medicine & Oral Health Sciences is a research-intensive program that emphasizes challenging and engaging learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in information synthesis, research design, and knowledge mobilization to either continue their studies or pursue professional opportunities.

Keywords: oral health, engineering, pain, epidemiology, public, population, and Indigenous health, dental education, neuroscience, technology innovation, artificial intelligence.

Unique Program Features

  • The program fosters access to integrated care, community service and engagement. Students bridge fundamental, applied and translational research to dental practice using creative knowledge transfer;
  • Small class sizes and a well-structured, stimulating curriculum help students achieve academic excellence;
  • The Faculty is home to researchers with expertise in a variety of disciplines and methodologies including: biomaterials, mathematics, biochemistry, occupational health, cellular biology, neuroscience, epidemiology, medical anthropology, clinical trials, educational research, and community participatory research. Additional specialized areas include tissue engineering, mineralized tissue, extracellular matrix, disease model, implant, bone, cancer, skeletal biomechanics, nanobiotechnology, bioimaging, medical informatics,
  • Faculty members receive more external research funding than any other Canadian dental school.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Program Website

MSc in Dental Sciences website

Department Contact

Graduate Program graduate.dentistry [at] (subject: MSc%20in%20Dental%20Sciences%20(Thesis)) (email)

Available Intakes




Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 April 15
WINTER February 15 August 1 November 10
SUMMER May 15 October 1 April 1

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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