Entry Requirements

Programme > Postgraduate

A. GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

i. Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Degree

  • Have a dental degree recognised by the Malaysian Dental Council or its equivalent
  • Have a Certificate of Registration with the Dental Council of Malaysia (Malaysian citizens) or Certificate of Registration with the Dental Council of country of origin (non-Malaysians).
  • Have undergone general dental practice for at least 2 years.
  • Have the latest and valid annual practicing certificate from the Malaysian Dental Council (citizens) or a temporary practising certificate from the Malaysia Dental Council  (non citizens) if eligible.

ii. Master of Dental Science

Basic eligibility requirements:

  • As stipulated in the Acts and Regulations of UKM (Graduate Programme) 1998 Amendment 2005.
  • English TOEFL 550, IELTS 6 or other examination as recommended by the University Senate for international students.

Special requirements by the Faculty

  • Bachelor of Science degree with honours or a good cumulative grade point average (CGPA) from UKM or any institutions of higher learning recognised by the UKM Senate,

Or

  • BDS or equivalent degree recognised by the UKM Senate.
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and other qualifications or experience recognised by the UKM Senate.
  • Other requirements stipulated by the University Senate.

iii. Doctor of Philosophy

Basic eligibility requirements:

  • As stipulated in the Acts and Regulations of UKM (Graduate Programme) 1998 Amendment 2005.
  • English TOEFL 550, IELTS 6 or other examination as recommended by the Senate for international students.

Special requirements of the Faculty:

  • Master’s degree from UKM or any institutions of higher learning recognised by the UKM Senate, or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree and other qualifications or experience recognised by the Senate.
  • Currently pursuing a Master  programme at UKM and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty to change the status to the PhD programme with the approval of the Senate.
  • BDS or equivalent degree recognised by the UKM Senate.
  • Bachelor degree with a good cumulative grade point average (CGPA) from UKM or any institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate.
  • Other requirements stipulated by the Senate.

B. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • For Doctor of Clinical Dentistry candidates,
  1. Must pass an interview / qualifying examination to be held on the shortlisted candidates.
  2. Candidates with additional qualifications such as FDS / MFDS / MJDF or any equivalent qualification have the advantage to be short-listed for the interview.