COURSE: BACHELORS IN DENTISTRY

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Duration:
3 Years Full Time
The programme extends over five academic years during which period a student receives practical training as a student dentist at an institution or institutions approved for this purpose by the University.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 5 years full time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • General physics

  • Molecular and cell biology

  • People and their environment

  • Chemistry

  • Academic literacy

  • Computer literacy

  • Medical terminology

  • Science and world views

  • Introduction to clinical pharmacotherapy

  • Orientation

  • Molecule to organism

  • Special study module


Second year subjects:


  • Homeostasis

  • Anatomy

  • People and their environment

  • Pathological conditions

  • Basic emergency care

  • Generic procedural skills

  • Introduction to clinical dentistry

  • Special study module


Third year subjects:


  • Head and neck anatomy

  • Oral biology

  • Applied medicine

  • Applied physiology

  • Generic procedural skills

  • Comprehensive patient management

  • Odontology

  • Periodontology

  • Dento-facial anomalies

  • Oral facial surgery

  • Prosthetics

  • Radiography


Fourth year of study:


  • Comprehensive patient management

  • Odontology

  • Maxillo-facial pathology

  • Periodontology

  • Dento-facial anomalies

  • Oral facial surgery

  • Prosthetics

  • Community as patient

  • Applied human systems


Fifth year subjects:


  • Comprehensive patient care

  • Odontology

  • Maxillo-facial pathology

  • Periodontology

  • Dento-facial anomalies

  • Oro-facial surgery

  • Prosthetics

  • Community as patient


Careers: dentist.

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