Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Dental Clinician-Scientist (DCS)

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Program Information

School:Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Faculty:Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Field of Study:Orthodontics Specialty
Description:The primary purpose of the Schulich Dental Clinician-Scientist (DCS) program is to provide an opportunity for highly qualified students to prepare for academic careers in oral health research The DCS program consists of a PhD degree in an area of research relevant to dentistry followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. The program is directed towards highly motivated students whose career objective is to become productive clinician-scientists in dental research or academic dentistry.

This is a joint-degree program (PhD/DDS).
URL:Dental Clinician-Scientist (DCS) at Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
In order to apply to the DCS program, candidates must either (a) have commenced PhD studies[1] in the year of application or (b) have applied to, or been accepted into, a PhD program with a proposed start date of September of the following year or earlier. In either case, the research must be conducted at the University of Western Ontario and be of relevance to dentistry. All DCS candidates must submit a full application to the DDS program (December 1 deadline) as well as a summary of program research, steatment of career goals, CV and letters of reference. Interview process.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 30, 2015