The Graduate Program in Dentistry provides training for Masters and Doctors in six different areas: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery , Restorative Dentistry, Stomatology, Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics, Prosthodontics as well as Endodontics. Research carried out under the Program is based on 11 lines of research and covers all areas. are: The offer of 30 different courses, the University’s infrastructure for research, the teaching internship, the interdisciplinarity encouraged by the Program, the opportunities of internships abroad, and the integration with the undergraduate program aim to train Masters and Doctors who can work in national and international research centers in order to be active professionals and modifiers of the reality in which they live.
General Goal: PUCRS’ Graduate Program in Dentistry aims to improve the quality of oral health professionals by training graduate-level human resources, with a solid scientific basis, critical thinking capacity and evidence-based decision-making.
Specific goal: To provide high-quality graduate-level training for students in the construction of evidence-based knowledge; train professionals to teach and do research in the area of oral health to work in any institution in the country and in the world; prepare oral health opinion-makers formers and managers; train professionals to establish national and international collaborations for oral health teaching and research.
The Graduate Program in Dentistry has six different lines of research (both Master’s and PhD):
The program consists of 12 lines of research that embrace all areas of concentration. The 30 different courses that are offered, the University’s infrastructure for research, the teaching internship, the interdisciplinary nature of the program, the opportunities for doctoral research internships abroad, and the integration with undergraduate programs will produce graduates to work in national and international research centers, and be active professionals to change the reality they live.
Minimum for students admitted until 2021/2:
Minimum for students admitted after 2022/1:
PhD: 30 credits
Master’s: minimum of 12 and maximum of 24 months
PhD: minimum of 24 and maximum of 48 months