School of Dentisry :: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Masters in Clinical Orthodontics / Program Overview

Ø Background to the program and subject area:

A three-year master 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 Orthodontics as well as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland M-Orth RCSI exam.
Ø Vision statements of the program:
To be an internationally recognized Centre that is committed to academic and professional excellence in the sciences of orthodontics.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
To provide quality education and training through creation, preservation, integration, dissemination and utilization of knowledge in orthodontics
Ø Program Aims:
- This program will enable the postgraduate students to develop skills appropriate for the discipline of orthodontics 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 orthodontics, with the necessary skills and motivation for seeking continuing professional development throughout their career.