Dental Sciences (M.Sc.)

Program Description

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Dental Sciences (Non-Thesis) offered by the Faculty of Dental Medicine & Oral Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes comprehensive and practical learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in literature review, critical thinking, and knowledge mobilization to pursue professional opportunities (or potentially continue their studies).

Keywords: community, public, and population health, social determinants of health, epidemiology, neuroscience, pain, biochemistry, tissue engineering,
disease model, technology innovation, artificial intelligence, medical informatics.

Unique Program Features

  • The program focuses on research and/or clinical expertise to improve populational health, including diagnosis, prevention, monitoring and control. The program includes a practicum in an organization or a clinic implicated in providing public health services;
  • 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;
  • Faculty members possess expertise in a variety of disciplines and methodologies including: biomaterials, mathematics, cellular biology, neuroscience, epidemiology, medical anthropology, biochemistry, clinical trials, educational research, and community participatory research. Additional expertise is also concentrated in extracellular matrix, implants, bones, mineralized tissues, Indigenous patients, social and health care, cancer, skeletal biomechanics, bioimaging, and biomaterials.

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

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 January 15

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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