School of Dentisry :: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry / Program Overview

Ø Background to the program and subject area:

A three year masters program that encompasses both a theoretical and a clinical part. Students are required to complete a thesis at the end of the program. Upon successful completion of the program students are eligible to sit for the Jordanian Medical council exam in Paediatric Dentistry as well as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland FFD exam in Paediatric Dentistry.
Ø  Vision statements of the program:
To be an internationally recognized Centre that is committed to academic and professional excellence in the sciences of paediatric dentistry.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
To provide quality education and training through creation, preservation, integration, dissemination and utilization of knowledge in paediatric dentistry.
Ø Program Aims:
This program will enable the postgraduate students to develop skills appropriate for the discipline of paediatric dentistry through course work, seminars, and practical sessions with emphasis on research and preparing a dissertation. Their knowledge and skills will be built on those obtained during undergraduate education and training.
Upon successful completion of the program, the postgraduate student would be able to follow a career in the discipline of paediatric dentistry, with the necessary skills and motivation for seeking continuing professional development throughout their career.