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Master in Oral Surgery

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Learning objectives (knowledge, skills and competences) to be developed by students, operationalization of objectives and measurement of their degree of achievement:
Ensure skills related to scientific research methodology, data analysis, problem solving and surgical and therapeutic planning, as well as communication and presentation of multidisciplinary teamwork.
Ability to understand the patient as a whole, expertly handling the clinical criteria for patient selection, as well as the absolute and relative indications and contraindications of the various therapeutic procedures and specifically the surgical techniques to be performed.
These objectives are achieved through theoretical teaching of subjects in the field of oral surgery as well as seminars for the presentation and discussion of clinical cases based on the clinical activity of students. This clinical activity is carried out at the clinic of the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University of Porto, simulating in a real environment with patient care with faculty monitoring.


The Master in Oral Surgery intends that students:
- know how to apply the knowledge acquired in the 1st cycle of studies in the scientific area in solving problems in a broad and multidisciplinary context.
- be able to integrate knowledge, know how to communicate it clearly, having the capacity for lifelong learning in a self-directed and autonomous way.
- ensure adequate knowledge of the basic sciences of Oral Surgery for an adequate solution of the best diagnostic and surgical procedures in an evidence-based perspective.
- provide adequate clinical and surgical experience, acquired under supervision that is suitably prepared for the development of skills that allow the precise performance of prevention, therapeutic and surgical techniques for oral pathologies and anomalies related to the science of oral surgery.
- ensure skills related to scientific research methodology, data analysis, problem solving and surgical and therapeutic planning, as well as communication and presentation of work in a multidisciplinary team.
The student must also be able to carry out a master's thesis with a research component related to the subjects taught in the scope of the study cycle. Students should have knowledge of the fundamentals of the research process in the field of dentistry, systems and information search engines related to basic and clinical research and be able to prepare, present and publicly defend research projects.

Fields of Specialization

Dental Medicine - Oral Surgery

Professional Abilities

Development of skills leading to the accurate performance of prevention and therapeutic techniques for oral pathologies and anomalies related to Oral Surgery, as well as ensuring qualifications related to the methodology of scientific research, data analysis, problem solving and its therapeutic planning and also with the communication and presentation of the work in a multidisciplinary team.

Employment Prospects

The percentage of graduates who obtained employment in sectors of activity related to the area of ​​the study cycle is total.


The ability of dentists, upon completing their master's degree in oral surgery, to be highly specialized in a very important and difficult area such as oral surgery, promotes and facilitates their professional insertion, due to the rarity of specialists in oral surgery, transforming the master's degree in surgery oral a highly sought after postgraduate teaching.


Evaluation and Accreditation Process for the Master's Degree in Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Porto

As the specialty in oral surgery is regulated by the Order of Dentists, this training creates many of the conditions necessary for access to the title of specialist in Oral Surgery, in accordance with international standards accepted and adopted by the Portuguese Dental Association.


Unidade de Gestão Académica - Pós-Graduação
Dr.ª Carla Pinto
Amélia Gonçalves
Telefone FMDUP: +351 220 901 100 - Extensão 201
Telefone Direto FMDUP: +351 220 901 111
E-mail: masgoncalves@fmd.up.pt

General information

Official Code: 6049
Director: Germano Rocha
Acronym: MCOB
Academic Degree: Master
Type of course/cycle of study: Masters Degree
Start: 2010/2011
Duration: 4 Semesters

Study Plan


  • Master in Oral Surgery (120 ECTS credits)
  • Master Course in Oral Surgery (60 ECTS credits)

Predominant Scientific Areas

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