About the Program

The doctoral program of the Department of Orthodontics offered by the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research at Cyprus International University aims to train qualified orthodontist specialists and dentists, who examine the disorders and irregularities in the jaw and face region and prepares a treatment plan, is qualified in the field, has contemporary, analytical and critical thinking using the most up-to-date information and technologies.

Education Opportunities

Orthodontics doctoral program education includes the skeletal structures of the jaws, patient diagnosis, and treatment, knowledge, skills, and attitudes in dental alignment.

Application Requirements

• The prospective student agrees that she/he shall apply to YÖK or YÖDAK for the equivalency of their undergraduate diplomas.
• The prospective student agrees that she/he shall apply to Association of Turkish Cypriot Doctors in order to become a temporary member.
• The prospective international student agrees that she/he shall provide a Turkish Language Certificate or shall attend the Turkish Proficiency Test or shall study a year for Turkish language education in order to continue their clinical studies. During their Turkish language study, students shall take one PhD courses per semester for their PhD in Dentistry program.
• Prospective students agree that she/he shall provide an English Language Certificate (IELTS 6.0) or shall attend the English Proficiency Test which is organized by the School of Modern Languages. According to their success, students shall continue to the first year of the program or shall study English language.
• Prospective students agree that she/he shall accept to work at least 20 hours per week during their PhD study and this clinical duty shall continue 46 weeks per year.
• Prospective students agree that she/he shall accept buying clinical dentistry units with a written commitment.
• Surgery prospective students agree that she/he shall accept to comply a two semester (9 months) rotation duty in a full-fledged hospital.
• If necessary, Prospective students agree that she/he shall attend an online interview about the basic dental knowledge of the relevant field.
• Prospective students agree that she/he shall comply clinical working programs with a written commitment.
• Prospective students agree that she/he shall comply a written commitment for obeying professional and ethical responsibilities not to cause malpractice conditions.

Career Areas

Graduates of the orthodontics doctorate program can continue their professional life as an academic with the title of "Doctor of Science" or can work as a dentist in public or private health institutions.

Contact

Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Education and Graduate Sciences Center, GE106
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr

Duration

3-5 Years

Degree

PhD

Language

English