Master of Community Oral Health (Coursework)
Name of Programme : Master of Community Oral Health
Mode of Programme : Coursework
1. Programme Classification
This master’s degree programme by coursework is 43 credits; 35 credits (80%) coursework and 8 credits (20%) research component. This is a one year fulltime course comprising 2 semesters and one special semester. The maximum period of candidature is 8 semesters and 4 special semesters.
2. Admission Requirements
(1) Qualifications for Admission
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or equivalent recognised degree with at least two (2) years clinical experience.
(2) Other Requirement
All candidates must pass an entrance test, interview and fulfil other requirements set by the department from time to time.
(3) English Language Requirement
Non-Malaysian candidates who have graduated from university or international institutions of higher education must fulfil the following English language requirements:
a) score at least Band 4 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET); OR
b) pass with at least Level 6 in the English Language Proficiency Programme (ELPP) offered by UMCCED; OR
c) score a minimum of 550 (written paper), 213 (computer test) or 80 (internet test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); OR
d) obtain at least Band 6 in the International English Language System (IELTS); OR
e) pass an equivalent English proficiency test approved by the university
3. Duration of Study
This programme shall be extend over a minimum period of 2 semesters + 1 special semester and a maximum period of 8 semesters + 4 special semesters.
4. Structure of Programme Study
(1) This programme comprises of nine (9) core courses and three (3) elective courses, and a research project.
a. Core Courses: Six (6) courses to be successfully complete and pass in the first semester, and three (3) courses to be successfully complete and pass in the second semester.
b. Elective Courses: Three (3) elective courses are to be taken with the Master of Public Health candidates of Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UM. These elective courses to be successfully completed and pass in the second semester.
c. Research Project: The research project is taken in the second semester up to the third (special) semester.
(2) The details of each of this programme’s courses are given in the Course Proforma and Course Information as given by the department.
5. Course Registration
The registration for courses shall be in a week prior to the commencement of each academic year.
6. Fees Structure
Kindly refer to updated fees structure (here)