Master of Dental Surgery [M.D.S] (Endodontics) From Gulf Medical University

Program Overview

Master of Dental Surgery in Endodontics is a 3 year Program spread over 6 semesters; offering a total of 80 credits. It is accreditated by the Ministry of Health and Commission for Academic Accreditation, U.A.E. It aims to prepare graduates for a dynamic and promising career in Endodontics. The Master of Dental Surgery in Endodontics program under Restorative Department is devoted to the pursuant of excellence in clinical skills, research, and evidence-based practice.

Program Goals

  • To prepare competent graduates in endodontics and relevant areas in the dental field to effectively manage patients with different endodontic problems.
  • To prepare graduates, who can collaborate with other healthcare providers to deliver a comprehensive patient care.
  • To prepare a scholar, who can conduct a research and critically appraise the literature to take an evidence-based decision.

AjmanUnited Arab Emirates

  Course Duration

36 Months

  Tuition Fee

AED 42,022




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  • Applicants shall meet all admission criteria for entry into the higher education programs offered by the University, as laid down in the Standards (2019) published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry (BDS, DMD, DDS) from an accredited University in the UAE or equivalent one from outside the UAE.
  • Distinct undergraduate performance of minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 on a 4-point scale, or equivalent grade (B)
  • The Applicant must have proficiency in spoken and written English. The applicant can fulfil the English proficiency requirement via the TOEFL, IELTS, or UA CESL Endorsement Exam, minimum requirements are listed below. TOEFL and IELTS test scores must be dated within two years of the year of enrolment.
    • EmSAT: Score of 1400 and above
    • TOEFL: Score of 79 on the iBT or 550 PBT (web-based) test or higher.
    • IELTS: Overall score of 6 is required, with a score of no less than 5 on any individual band or module.
  • Attested Internship certificate
  • A Valid license to practice Dentistry issued from MoH / DHA / HAAD is preferable

An endodontist can venture into private practice, teaching and research or opt for careers with government sectors.

Private Practice: An endodontist works in solo private practice or in partnership with other dentists where they provide consultation services.

Academia: An endodontist can opt for being a full-time clinical faculty in a dental college where they are involved in teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students, provide clinical training, mentor students research projects and actively participate in dental camps.

Government Practice: An endodontist can render their services exclusively for governmental sectors.

Research: An endodontist collaborates with other industrial scientists in projects dealing with oral health sciences.

International Health Care: Specialist endodontist provides services to populations abroad and work for agencies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Hospital dentistry: Hospital dentistry contributes a great deal to Interprofessional Education. An endodontist treats patients with medical conditions and disabilities alongside physician colleagues, often in emergency departments.


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