Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The Faculty of Dentistry University of Malaya was the first institution of higher learning in Malaysia to offer a degree course to train local candidates to become skilled and a holistic dental professional. The first batch of student intake was in 1972. This is currently a five-year programme where the first two years is dedicated to pre-clinical dental science and basic medical science teaching with exposure to clinical dentistry as early as in the first year. Basic Medical Science teaching is conducted in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya. In the subsequent three clinical years, candidates will have the opportunity to practice their clinical skills in dentistry as well as related medical practice. In order to produce well-rounded professionals, the students are also required to attend and pass the general university courses such as IT skills, Civilization Studies and Ethnic Relations. Soft skills such as communications skills, professional ethics and lifelong learning are embedded throughout the five-year programme.

Entry Requirements

STPM
(Current Year)

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION
(Current Year)

Science and Arts Stream

Pass STPM with a minimum CGPA of 3.80;

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade A in two (2) subjects and Grade A- in one (1) subject in STPM  for the combination of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics (T)/ Mathematics (M)

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for the following five (5) subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics/ Additional Mathematics; and
  • One (1) other subjects (not including Bahasa Melayu)

 

and

Obtained of at least Band 4 for MUET

and

Verified as healthy and fulfil all of the other admission requirements:

  • Verified as healthy and not suffering from any physical disabilities and mental illness, and contagious ailment (exclusion may be given to candidates who have physical disabilities that can be corrected and/ or do not prevent candidates from conducting clinical activities required by medical practitioners)

 

and

Pass interview session

Science and Arts Stream

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 3.80;

and

Obtained of at least Grade A in two (2) subjects and Grade A- in one (1) subject in Matriculation/  Foundation for the combination of the following subjects:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

 

and

Obtained of at least Grade B in SPM for the following five (5) subjects:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics/  Additional Mathematics,and
  • One (1) other subjects (not including Bahasa Melayu)

 

and

Obtained of at least Band 4 for MUET

and

Verified as healthy and fulfil all of the other admission requirements:

  • Verified as healthy and not suffering from any physical disabilities and mental illness, and contagious ailment (exclusion may be given to candidates who have physical disabilities that can be corrected and/ or do not prevent candidates from conducting clinical activities required by medical practitioners)

 

and

Pass interview session


DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

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Not Offered

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