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Aesthetic Facial Surgery
Master of Science
Standard period of study (amount)
Overview and admission
Summer and Winter Semester
Area of studyDental Medicine
Fundamentals of Aesthetic Facial Surgery, Face-neck lift and forehead brow lift, Ablative, augmentative and paralysing treatment of facial wrinkles and scars, Rhinoplasty and facial malformations (cleft lip, jaw and palate), Profile enhancing surgery and aesthetic surgery of the chin-neck region, Economy, Law and Quality Management, Auricular Correction and Blepharoplasty, Innovative aesthetic facial surgery and complication management
One of the future challenges faced by oral and facial surgery is aesthetic surgery, because more and more people are undergoing aesthetic surgery. Particularly specialists for oral and facial surgery are predestined to carry out aesthetic facial surgeries. They are highly qualified professions with a varied knowledge of anatomy and the functions of the entire facial area. However, the same qualifications should apply to aesthetic surgery as they do for medically necessary treatments. Since autumn 2010, the Europäische Fortbildungsakademie für Medizin und Zahnmedizin (EFMZ) at the Witten/Herdecke University (UWH) has provided continued education in the Aesthetic Facial Surgery (MSc) Master's degree course for the quality assurance of professional standards. This degree course evolved out of the successful series of certified continuing education courses of the DGMKG.
Selection procedure / qualifying examination
Admission to the Master's degree course requires a completed continuing education programme as a specialist for oral and facial surgery.
- 01.10.2022 - 31.03.2023
- 01.04.2023 - 30.09.2023
The tuition fee is based on the income that can be expected later on. The university allows for studying regardless of one’s financial background thanks to a reverse generation contract: Students can opt for immediate payment, delayed income-dependent payment or 50% immediate payment and 50% delayed payment. A maximum limit provides an upward cap on the payment. Payment is generally only for the standard period of study, even if it is exceeded.
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