The HKU Faculty of Dentistry is unique in Hong Kong for dental education and is considered to be the premier centre for postgraduate dental education and training in Southeast Asia.

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 all parts of Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Australia are engaged in postgraduate study at our Faculty. Our teaching staff also hail from all corners of the globe and are highly recognized experts internationally.

Postgraduate Programmes

We offer both research and taught postgraduate programmes:

• Our well-established interdisciplinary research programmes lead to the degrees of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and address a wide range of issues related to oral health.
• Our globally recognized taught postgraduate programmes cover 10 subject areas and lead to Master degrees and Advanced Diplomas. The majority of the programmes fulfil the specialist training requirements of the eight dental specialties approved by the College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

Details of our postgraduate programmes are given in this prospectus. We hope you find the information useful and take advantage of this opportunity to further your education and career. Interested applicants should contact the relevant Programme Director or Admissions Advisor. 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!