The HKU Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Hong Kong, and is considered to be the premier centre for postgraduate dental education and training globally.

Students enjoy first-class facilities, including state-of-the-art laboratories, comprehensive library services, a Postgraduate Habitat, and assistance provided by dental surgery assistants, dental technicians, dental hygienists, and laboratory technicians. Currently, about 180 students from China, various parts of Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Australia etc. are engaged in postgraduate studies at our Faculty. Our teaching staff are international both by origin and academic background, and are highly recognized experts in their domain in the world.

Our taught postgraduate programmes which have an esteemed reputation cover 10 subject areas and lead to Masters degrees and professional Advanced Diplomas which build on the Master of Dental Surgery Degrees. The majority of the programmes fulfil the specialist training requirements of the seven dental specialties of the College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

Apart from offering a limited number of self-financing places in each specialty, some government-funded places have been available in 2019-20. Candidates who are interested in studying the MDS degree in different specialties are advised to apply for admissions to the respective curriculum. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the government-funded places may be offered the opportunity to take up such places.

Details of our postgraduate programmes are given on this admissions website. We hope you find the information useful in assisting you to make the decision to further your education and career with us. Interested applicants should contact the relevant Postgraduate Programme Director. Our programmes are in great demand, so you are urged to apply well in advance.

More information on the Faculty can be found at our website, We look forward to welcoming you to our Faculty and being your partner in life-long learning!