Curriculum

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Dental Sciences (Non-Thesis)(45 Credits)

    Offered by:Dentistry
    Degree:Master of Science

Program Requirement:

The M.Sc. degree should normally be completed within two years of full-time study.

Required Courses (18 credits)


  • DENT 655 Health Technology Assessment 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • DENT 663 Introduction to Research 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • DENT 670 Dental Research Project 6 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • DENT 671D1 Advanced Research Seminar 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • DENT 671D2 Advanced Research Seminar 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPIB 507 Biostats for Health Sciences 3 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPIB 600 Clinical Epidemiology 3 Credits*
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

* or equivalent


Complementary Courses (27 credits)

27 credits from Stream 1 OR Stream 2:



    Stream 1: Basic Science

    24 credits from:


    • ANAT 663D1 Histology 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • ANAT 663D2 Histology 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • ANAT 690D1 Cell and Developmental Biology 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • ANAT 690D2 Cell and Developmental Biology 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • BMDE 505 Cell and Tissue Engineering 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 504 Biomaterials & Bioperformance 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 654 Mechanisms&Management of Pain 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 664 Intro to Resrch Communication 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 665 Lrdship & Mgmt Skills in Res 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 669 Extracellular Matrix Biology 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 673 Biotechnology&Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 681 Readings in Dent&Health Res 1 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 682 Readings in Dent&Health Res 2 2 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 683 Readings in Dent&Health Res 3 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • PHGY 517 Artificial Internal Organs 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • PHGY 518 Artificial Cells 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • PHGY 550 Molecular Physiology of Bone 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    3 credits from:


    • EXMD 609 Cellular Meths in Med Research 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EXMD 610 Molecular Meths in Medical Res 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    Stream 2: Clinical and Populational Health

    24 credits from:


    • DENT 664 Intro to Resrch Communication 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 665 Lrdship & Mgmt Skills in Res 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 672 Applied Mix Meth in Health Res 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 681 Readings in Dent&Health Res 1 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 682 Readings in Dent&Health Res 2 2 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 683 Readings in Dent&Health Res 3 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • DENT 685 Theory of Dental Public Health 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EDEM 692 Qualitative Research Methods 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 623 Res Design in Health Sci 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 635 Clinical Trials 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 641 Substantive Epidemiology 1 1 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 660 Practical Aspects:Protocol Dev 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 669 Special Topics 2 2 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 671 Cancer Epidemiology&Prevention 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 677 Special Topics 8 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer

    • EPIB 679 Special Topics 10 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    3 credits from:


    • DENT 672 Applied Mix Meth in Health Res 3 Credits
        Offered in the:
      • Fall
      • Winter
      • Summer


    Other complementary 500- or 600-level courses at the University may be taken with the approval of the director of the program and GPS.