The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Orthodontics (PhD/Dip Orthodontics) - Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Sci. & Diploma in Ortho.

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Dentistry
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert., MS, PhD)
Description:This combined program option is a clinical specialty program that is offered in conjunction with a PhD in Craniofacial Science. The program provides to successful applicants holding a DMD degree or its equivalent, education and training for clinicians, researchers and teachers. Achievement of the Diploma in Orthodontics requires completion of the clinical and didactic requirements associated with the diploma program in the Faculty of Dentistry, successful completion of the PhD in Craniofacial Science course requirements, and successful defense and submission of the thesis to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. In this program option, the degree and the diploma are awarded conjointly and both must be completed to graduate. The combined program will require a minimum of six years to prepare the student for clinical practice and a research career. Graduates will be eligible to take the examinations for specialty certification in orthodontics offered by The Royal College of Dentists of Canada and The American Board of Orthodontics.
URL:Orthodontics (PhD/Dip Orthodontics) - Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Sci. & Diploma in Ortho. at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:6 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $139,739

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    DMD degree or its equivalent

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
    • Graduate Record Examination
    Application Notes :

    This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.

    All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.
    All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study.
    Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    Admission to the PhD program is by application and requires an evaluation of the applicant’s previous work and capacity to pursue and complete original research.

    A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 26, 2020