College Overview

At Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM) we aim to provide a nurturing environment for current and future leaders in dentistry through a contemporary and evolving curriculum centered in evidence-based patient care, critical thinking, and life-long learning.

Our college is home to four full-time postgraduate dental programs. All of which are accredited by the Ministry of Education in the UAE, leading to the eligibility for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) specialty membership examinations.

Upon graduation, all our postgraduate dental students are recognized as specialists in the UAE.

At HBMCDM, our postgraduate dental students will benefit from a unique curriculum and practice through Dubai Dental Clinic, instituted to provide the highest standards of dental care for the community, while being supported by world-leading learning resources such as Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center and the fully resourced Al Maktoum Medical Library.

Our Dean

Professor Athanasios E. Athanasiou

Through an innovative curriculum, fully-equipped university campus, modern clinical facilities, and outstanding academic faculty, our postgraduate students will have the opportunity to flourish and excel in their field of study.”

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Our Programs

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The faculty are so supportive, they’re always motivating us to do our best.”

– Mustafa Abdulla, Postgraduate Dental Student

HBMCDM has a fantastic environment. The faculty and my colleagues are very easy to work with, and of course learn from.”

– Noora Aburahima, Postgraduate Dental Student

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At HBMCDM, our postgraduate dental students are supported by advanced learning resources, all designed to help them excel in their education and research.

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Al Maktoum Medical Library

Our Library plays a key role in supporting students, staff and the wider medical community, by providing access to high-quality and authoritative information resources.

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The Simulation Center

The Dental Simulation Room comprises of 13 Frasaco phantom heads and Sirona dental units, and is where our postgraduate dental students can learn new techniques and practice dental procedures.

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At MBRU, student life reaches far beyond the scope of the classroom, and we believe that what goes on outside of class is just as important as what’s taught during lessons and lectures.

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Student Clubs

There is ample opportunities for students to get involved in a variety of clubs, whether it's in sport, literature and art or language and media. We've got something for everyone to enjoy.

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Student Council

Created to support communication between students and the university, our Student Council provides a platform where students' views can be heard.

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Latest From MBRU


Feb 11

GDP lectures by MBRU Alumni

Feb 11, 2020 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Dec 11
Mar 10

Application Deadline

The closing date for all application submissions to join HBMCDM closes.
Mar 10

English Submission Deadline

The deadline for all English submissions
Mar 28

Invitation to Interview

Applicants are invited for next round interviews
Apr 9

MMI and Interviews Start

Commencement of the MBRU interview process
May 9

Conditional Admission Offers

Admission offered to successful applicants
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Top FAQ's

What are the programs offered at HBMCDM?

HBMCDM offers the following full-time postgraduate dental programs:

  • Master of Science in Endodontics
  • Master of Science in Orthodontics
  • Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Master of Science in Prosthodontics

For Academic Year 2019 – 2020 Program Offerings to be confirmed.

How can I apply to a Master of Science program at HBMCDM?

Application to the postgraduate program can only be submitted through our online application portal. In order for your application to be valid and complete, you are required to submit the online application here, upload all supporting documents, and pay the non-refundable application fee of AED 1000.

How does the admissions process work at HBMCDM?

An applicant can submit the online application along with the required documents for postgraduate studies and pay a non-refundable application fee of AED 1000. Following expiration of the application deadline, the Admissions Committee will review all applications and will shortlist qualified candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Selection will be based on the applicant’s academic and professional credentials as well as performance in the assessment interview. Ranked applicants will receive conditional offers by mid-May 2019 to the email address provided in the application.

What does the Admissions Committee evaluate when making admission decisions?

Undergraduate studies performance, letters of recommendation, previous academic and / or professional experience are the main criteria for evaluation. However, teamwork, communication skills and personality characteristics are also taken into consideration. English proficiency is a mandatory requirement.

Are stipends available?

At HBMCDM, postgraduate students are not eligible for stipends.

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