The International Medical College IMC® performs postgraduate international Master's courses using a blended learning concept; theoretical contents (basic course and specialization course) are conveyed through our e-learning platform e-med via the internet, together with practical clinical courses, advanced training, online lectures, and online seminars in our own virtual conference system.
The basic course and the specialization course concludes with an exam. In addition, the students have to write a master thesis and to pass the final oral exam.
During writing the master thesis you will be supported by a learning-Management-Platform with an Masterthesis Tutoring-System.
International Medical College (Muenster, Germany), University of Duisburg-Essen (Essen, Germany), and various other training places.
Beginning and Duration
3 Semester part-time Master Course:Every year from 1st April - October the following year(attendance in Germany for practical training and final exam)4 Semester part-time Master Course (one additional semester with main focus on Scientific Work and Empirical Research):Every year from 1st October- October two years later(attendance in Germany for practical training and final exam)
Final Academic Degree
Master of Science in Specialized Orthodontics (M.Sc.)
ECTS Credit Points
3 Semester part-time Master Course:The study program has a total time commitment of approximately 1500 hours, which is equivalent to 60 ECTS credit points.4 Semester part-time Master Course:The study program has a total time commitment of approximately 2250 hours, which is equivalent to 90 ECTS credit points.
General or relevant subject-related university entrance qualification, and
One of the following professional qualifications on the basis of successfully completed university studies:
License to practice medicine or dentistry in Germany (requiring the successful completion of dental/general medical studies at a university with a regular duration of at least 10 semesters (300 CP), or equivalent license recognized by a state medical or dental board of one's respective country;
Enrolment in the institution conducting the study program.
In addition applicants must already be enrolled in a post-graduate program to become a specialist orthodontist in Germany. The responsible Board of Examiners shall decide whether admission requirements are met and in particular shall decide on the equivalence of foreign degrees and other qualifications acquired abroad.
The course is offered in German and English language.
The master study requires a satisfactory level of German/English. Your English skills should be at least on the B-Level (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR). There is no certificate necessary.
This master course is an additional qualification for licensed dentists in the fields of specialized orthodontics and orthognathic surgery.
(Please note that to work as a dentist in Germany you have to do the equivalency exam to get the German approbation at the local government. Different regulations apply to the equivalence exam for different countries of origin.)
Modules and Curriculum
In the choice of 4 Semester
The 4 semester part-time Master Course (from October to October two years later) starts with one additional semester with main focus on Scientific Work and Empirical Research (in English). This semester is a mixture of online courses, homework assignments that will be discussed in the courses and seminar tasks that will be prepared and presented by the students. It takes place exclusively online, no presence events.The 3 Semester part-time Master Course follows on this in April the following year.
Participants from Global Education Center (GEC) >> http://www.med-college.de/en/lehre/studiengaenge/orthodontics/international-course/special_offer_gec.php Participants from Delta University for Science and Technology (Cairo/Egypt) >> http://www.med-college.de/en/lehre/studiengaenge/orthodontics/international-course/special_offer_delta.php Participants from Merimna Dental Institute (Athens/Greece) >> http://www.med-college.de/en/lehre/studiengaenge/orthodontics/international-course/special_offer_merimna.php
Link to this Program at the Schools Website