MAHSA University is proud to announce a one-year Masters programme by course work called the Master of Orofacial Sciences (MOFSc) in the month of November 2018. This one-year programme will be a pre-requisite to the first planned doctoral programme, Doctor of Restorative Dentistry (DResDent). The MOFSc (MQA level 7) programme bridges the Dental degree programme (MQA level 6) with the DResDent (Doctoral equivalent of an MQA level 8). This combination of the one-year masters (MOFSc) and the three-year doctoral (DResDent) programmes will enable graduates to be eligible to register with the Malaysian National Specialist Registry or future Register of Specialists upon approval by the Cabinet of the new Malaysian Dental Act 2018.
MAHSA University is equipped with a mixed team of experienced local and international teaching faculty as well as potential experienced visiting academic staff in the area of restorative dentistry. Up to date teaching and clinical facilities currently available at MAHSA University will be able to support this Master and the future related Doctoral programme.
The programme will allow local private practitioners and potential lecturers to upgrade or sample potential specialties of interest to them. The common core courses for this programme (50%) will include Applied Medical and Dental Sciences, Research Methodology and Biostatistics, Research Project and General Dentistry. Restorative Dentistry module shall comprise of at least 50% of the programme.
- Applied Medical and Dental Sciences
- Research Methodology
- Community Dental Practice
- Research Project
- Integrated Restorative Dentistry
A Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from a local University or its equivalent. Or At least two years of clinical work experience after graduation.
This one-year programme will be a pre-requisite to the first planned doctoral programme, Doctor of Restorative Dentistry (DResDent). This combination of one-year masters (MOFSc) and the three-year doctorate (DResDent) programs will enable the graduates to be registrable with the Malaysian National Specialist Registry or future Register of Specialists upon approval by Cabinet of the new Malaysian Dental Act. This program will also cater for International candidates who may not have the financial capabilities to do the specialists programme in Malaysia but intend to have follow-up specialist training in their own country.