What will I learn?

This combined program offered to successful applicants holding a DMD degree or its equivalent, is a clinical specialty program providing education and training for clinicians, researchers and teachers. Achievement of the Diploma in Orthodontics requires successful completion of the clinical and didactic requirements associated with the diploma program in the Faculty of Dentistry, successful completion of the MSc 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. 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. Normal course of study is 38 months.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Dentistry

Study options

Full Time (38 months)

Tuition fees
CAD$46,579.60 (US$ 36,540) per year
CAN $139,738.86 for the entire course
Start date

Expected June 2022

Venue

The University of British Columbia

Vancouver Campus,

2329 West Mall,

VANCOUVER,

British Columbia (BC),

V6T 1Z4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from Canada

Applicants must have at least four years of study with B+ average in third and fourth year-level course work. Eligibility for the Master's degree at UBC requires an Honours or Bachelor's degree requiring four years of study with a B+ average in third and fourth year-level course work. *From Quebec's French universities, a three-year Bachelor's degree is acceptable provided the Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) has been previously awarded. Theological degrees (i.e., degrees in theology or degrees offered by a bible college, seminary or theological school) may not be acceptable as a basis for admission to graduate studies at the University of British Columbia. Applicants will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Other English language requirements: CAE: Minimum score  of B; CAEL: Overall score  of 70; TOEFL Paper-based test with the TWE (Test of Written English): Minimum score  of 55 each for Reading, Listening, and Writing (4.0 on TWE); MELAB :with the MELAB Oral Interview: 85 final score with 3 in the speaking test; PTE(Academic): Overall score: 65, Reading: 60, Listening: 60, Writing: 60, Speaking: 60.

For international students

DMD degree or its equivalent

English Language Proficiency Requirement

TOEFL (IBT) OVERALL SCORE REQUIREMENT

93
ibT Reading 22
ibT Writing 21
ibT Listening 22
ibT Speaking 21

IELTS OVERALL SCORE REQUIREMENT

7.0
IELTS Reading 6.5
IELTS Writing 6.5
IELTS Listening 6.5
IELTS Speaking 6.5

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