Science & Technology Cluster

Periodontology (PhD)

Program Code

DS932

About Courses

The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) programme may be undertaken by coursework which leads to specialist registration. The degree of DClinDent is awarded on the basis of submission of a dissertation and the completions of course work including clinical practice.

The dissertation should give evidence of the candidate’s ability to perform research, that the candidate has shown originality and independence, and that the candidate has made a significant contribution to knowledge in the particular field towards improving oral healthcare delivery.

Completed and successful dissertation should be accepted by the panel of examiners appointed by the university.

The research should be of a kind which a diligent and competent student is expected to complete within the four years of the study programme.

Candidates attend lectures, seminars, practical sessions, lab work, clinical work and other relevant activities according to the prescribed content of the programme.

Additional training is provided in the practical aspects of extended patient care and patient-oriented research in the field of Orthodontics, including the ethics of clinical research and effective communication of clinical research results.

Candidates also prepare a cumulative log summarising the practical work performed in the field of Orthodontics for presentation to the supervisors or examiners if requested at the interim and final examinations.

Mode of Program

Full Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time : 8-12 Semesters

Each part consists of 21 weeks of academic schedule, with total of 42 weeks per year excluding of examination weeks.One week is also allocated at the end of each semester 2-7 for dissertation / research work.

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study from a university recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government. [Certain programmes may have other requirements stipulated by the Faculty]
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

Health Status

Applicants to clinical programmes need to provide evidence to the University that they are free from Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C upon acceptance into the programme.

 

 

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