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Doctor of Dental Surgery (BDS)   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level PHD-DOCTORATE
  Duration 5 Years
  Intake
  Tution Fees N/A

Dentistry is a unique career that provides plenty of rewards and challenges and is a highly respected profession. Healthy smiles are created with the use of cutting-edge technology and the combination of scientific knowledge and artistic talent. Dentists have the opportunity to provide benevolent care in the community by helping people enhance and maintain their oral health.

The modules taught in this degree programme are an integration of biomedical, clinical and behavioural sciences, with particular emphasis on human anatomy, craniofacial biology, physiology, biochemistry, and microbiology. Apart from that, the study of pathology, pharmacology, human organ systems, associated disease processes, emergency procedures, infection control, oral health diseases, biomaterials, operative dentistry, prosthodontics, oral surgery, public health and community dentistry make up a large portion of the syllabus.

At the end of this programme, students will have procured for themselves the ability to carry out various dental tasks, from basic dental procedures such as tooth extraction and repair of oral imperfections to complex and complicated procedures such as root canal and prosthodontics treatment. They will have the ability to diagnose, treat and prevent dental diseases besides accepting professional responsibility for the effective and safe care of their patients. The dental graduates will be well prepared to serve the community and fill distinguished positions at the helm of the dental profession in both the public and private sectors both locally or internationally.

YEAR

SUBJECT

SUBJECT CODE

1

Anatomy

DDS1 0109

 

Physiology

DDS1 0209

 

Biochemistry

DDS1 0309

 

Oral Biology

DDS1 0409

2

Microbiology

DDS2 0609

 

Pathology

DDS2 0709

 

Pharmacology

DDS2 0809

 

Dental Materials & Equipment

DDS2 0909

3

General Medicine

DDS3 1009

 

General Surgery

DDS3 1109

 

Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine

DDS3 1209

 

Dental Radiology

DDS3 1309

4

Prosthetic Dentistry

DDS4 1516

 

Paediatric Dentistry

DDS4 1610

 

Periodontology

DDS4 1714

5

Conservative Dentistry

DDS5 1918

 

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

DDS5 2014

 

Orthodontics

DDS5 2114

 

Dental Public Health

DDS5 2212

 

Family Dentistry

DDS5 2306

 

GENERAL MODULES
SUBJECT SUBJECT CODE
English Language  
Youth Development  
Community Work  
TITAS  
Ethnic Relations  
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
SUBJECT SUBJECT CODE
Communications in Malay 3  
Malaysian Studies

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

REQUIREMENTS

STPM/A-levels

Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics).

SPM

Pass with 5 credits in Bahasa Melayu & Mathematics & Science & 2 other subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics).

Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-Medical Course

Minimum CGPA 3.0 in 3 subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics) and provided the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5 Bs in subject Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics/Additional Maths & 1 other subject at school certificate level; or

UEC

B4 in 5 subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics); or

Diploma in Health Sciences

Minimum CGPA 3.0 and provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 1/2 years in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5 B’s each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics/Additional Maths & 1 other subject at school certificate level; or

Degree in Arts/Humanities

Minimum CGPA 4.0 (4-years Arts/Humanities Programme)

Degree in Medical Sciences

Minimum CGPA of 3.3 (5-year Medical Sciences programme)

Qualification other then the above will be referred to the registrar

Minimum CGPA of 3.0 (4-year Medical Sciences programme)

English Proficiency

MUET: Band 4 | IELTS: 6 | TOEFL: 550

  • Excellent Academic Staff

  • Competency Based Training

  • Dental Industry Exposure

  • Good Student-to-Dental Facility Ratio

  • Dental Simulation Clinics

  • Fully-Equipped Laboratories

  • Private & Public Sector Attachment

  • Ministry of Health or Defence

  • Universities (Public or Private)

  • Private Practice (Solo/Partnered/Group or Hospitals)

  • Dental Industries

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