PG Courses : Admission Requirements


Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry or Medicine or its equivalent, or a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours(CGPA>3)  in any Science discipline for Master by research programme
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Dentistry or Medicine from recognised universities which is approved by the Senate for PhD programme
  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 / IELTS with a minimum band 6.0 for all international applicatns are required with the exception for those who did their tertiary education in English. MUET with a minimum band 4 is required for all Malaysian participants.
  • For those who did not fulfil the minimum requirement, relevant experience would be considered as case by case with the approval from the Senate.

Duration of study

Master of Dental Sciences: Minimum duration of 2 semesters
Maximum duration of 8 semesters
Doctor of Philosophy:  Minimum duration of 4 semesters
Maximum duration of 12 semesters

 

Master in Community Oral Health (MCOH) (1 year full-time).
The MCOH programme is a course-work programme aims to produce graduates who possess basic knowledge in community oral health with a wider approach towards societal well-being. Graduates will have basic competency in developing appropriate professionals values, attitudes and behaviour that are sensitive and can easily adapt to the changing needs of society.


Doctor in Dental Public Health (DrDPH) (3 years full time).
The DrDPH programme is a mixed-mode programme (coursework + research) to produce dental public health specialists who are knowledgeable and competent in terms of clinical and technical skills, social responsibility, caring and able to adapt to the changing needs of society. They are also competent in undertaking research to solve the community’s oral health problems and improve oral health. The specialists can also effectively provide leadership in health care programmes and comply with the highest standards of professional ethics.

Rules and Regulations

University of Malaya (Degree of Doctor of Philosophy) Rules and Regulations 2007

  • University of Malaya (Degree of Doctor of Philosophy) Rules 2007 (ENGLISH / MALAY)
  • University of Malaya (Degree of Doctor of Philosophy) Regulations 2007 (ENGLISH / MALAY)

University of Malaya (Masters Degree) Rules and Regulations 2010

  • University of Malaya (Master Degree) Rules 2010 (ENGLISH / MALAY)
  • University of Malaya (Master Degree) regulations 2010 (ENGLISH / MALAY)