The Department of MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) is a department within a university or academic institution that focuses on the study and practice of dentistry. This department would typically offer a program leading to a Master of Dental Surgery degree, which is a professional degree that prepares students for a career as a dentist. The curriculum of an MDS program would typically include coursework in subjects such as dental anatomy, oral pathology, and dental materials, as well as clinical training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases and conditions. Graduates of an MDS program would typically be qualified to take the dental licensing examination in their country or region.