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 behavioral 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.
Upon completion of the 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 at MAHSA University 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 and internationally.
|Oral Biology||DDS1 0409|
|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|
|5||Conservative Dentistry||DDS5 1918|
|Oral Maxillofacial Surgery||DDS5 2014|
|Dental Public Health||DDS5 2212|
|Family Dentistry||DDS5 2306|
|Communications in Malay 3|
|STPM/A-levels||Pass with minimum 3B / 2A 1C / 1A 1B 1C in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics / Maths|
|Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-Medical Course||Pass with CGPA 3.00 in 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Maths and Grade B in 5 subjects at SPM or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Add Maths, and 1 other subject.
NOTE: The course should not be less than 1 year in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification.
|UEC||Pass with Grade B4 in 5 subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and Add Maths|
|Diploma in Health Sciences||Diploma in Health Science with CGPA 3.50 and Grade B in 5 subjs at SPM/equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths/Add Maths and 1 other subject.
2) Diploma in Microbiology (UiTM) with CGPA 3.00
|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 than 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|
Why Study at MAHSA
Excellent Academic Staff
Competency Based Training
Dental Industry Exposure
Good Student-to-Dental Facility Ratio
Dental Simulation Clinics
Private & Public Sector Attachment
Ministry of Health or Defence
Universities (Public or Private)
Private Practice (Solo/Partnered/Group or Hospitals)