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 five 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. Non-national graduates will be required to take the specialist license exam. At HBMCDM, our postgraduate dental students will benefit from a unique curriculum and practice through Dubai Dental Hospital, our academic affiliate. Dubai Dental Hospital is 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

Dr. Manal AlHalabi

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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Why Choose our College of Dental Medicine

Our Programs

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

– Mustafa Abdulla, Postgraduate Dental Alumni

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 Alumni

Discover MBRU

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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Continuous Professional Development

We offer wide range of CPD courses, such as the General Dental Practitioners (GDP) series, DENTalks series and hands-on workshops.

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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


Jan 20

Virtual Dental Open Day

Jan 20, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Jan 10

Postgraduate Dental Programs Admission Application Webinar

Jan 10, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Microsoft Teams
Mar 1

Applications Close

The deadline for application submission
Mar 1

English Submission Deadline

The deadline for all English submission
Mar 19

Invitation to Interview

Invitations send to students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the programs offered at HBMCDM?

HBMCDM offers the following full-time postgraduate programs:

  • Master of Science in Endodontics
  • Master of Science in Orthodontics
  • Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Master of Science in Prosthodontics
  • Masters of Science in Periodontology
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. Application to the program will open on October 15th, 2019 and will close on March 1st, 2020.

For your application to be complete, you will need to submit the online application here, upload all supporting documents and pay the non-refundable application fee of of AED. 1,050 – (AED 1000 + 5% VAT).

How does the admission process work at HBMCDM?

Please note that for your application to be considered, you must complete the online application, upload the required documents, and pay the application fee.  An experienced panel of MBRU faculty and staff will then review completed applications and shortlist qualified candidates.  Qualified short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews planned for mid-April. Selection will be based on the applicant’s academic and professional credentials as well as performance in the assessment interview. Ranked applicants will be sent conditional offers by early May.

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.