Programme Offered
  1. Master of Dental Science

Mode of Study: Research
Registration Status: Full Time

DENTISTRY PROGRAMME

Faculty of Dentistry

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Master of Dental Science and Doctor of Philosophy are two full research mode programmes that aim to enhance your knowledge and application of sciences in dentistry. The programme fosters the development of critical analysis and research competence.
The clinical specialty programmes are meant to train you to combine knowledge, skills, and experience so that you are competent to demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning and judgment in a specific practice area. The programme will also train you to be skilled in decision making based on clinical experience and research. The current programmes offer specialty training in Endodontology, Restorative Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontology, Paediatric Dentistry, and Orthodontics.

LIFE AT THE FACULTY

The UKM Faculty of Dentistry is located in the KL campus in the heart of the city, next to Kuala Lumpur Hospital. The faculty is renowned as a tertiary referral center for clinical dental services and receives many cases from surrounding areas. As a dental student, you will be able to work closely with the various dental specialists and gain hands-on experiences that will enrich your learning process.

Programme Requirement

A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his/her status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).

A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his/her status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

1. An international candidate is required to fulfill the English Language proficiency requirements as follows:

a) Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS(6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or

b) For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme. The candidate shall register as a Non Graduating Student.

2. The Faculty/Institute may grant exemption to the requirements specified in subregulation (1) for the international candidate who:

a) will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;

b) has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or

c) is originally from a country where English is the official language or he/she has the academic qualifications obtained from any higher learning institution which uses English as the medium of instruction.

The candidate may be exempted from the requirements stated in subregulation (2), but the candidate shall sit for the English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to obtain the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM).

How Much It Will Cost Me?

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 2 sem; Part Time – min 4 sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Non-Clinical

Full Time

1,010

845

3,485

5,340

4,330

9,670

 

Clinical Programs (Full Time – Min 8 Sem; Part time – Min 8 Sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Clinical

Full Time

1,010

420

20,000

21,430

20,420

164,370

 

Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 2 sem; Part Time – min 4 sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Non-Clinical

Full Time

1,410

1,085

6,290

8,785

7,375

16,160

 Clinical Programs (Full Time – Min 8 Sem; Part time – Min 8 Sem)

Mode Study

Registration

Service & Activity

Tuition Fees

1st Semester

Subsequent Semester

Total Fees

Clinical

Full Time

1,410

660

30,000

32,070

30,660

246,690

 The fees is not include Personal Bond and Visa Reference (VDR)
** All fees are subject to change

Why This Programme?
  • Discover your full potential as an independent researcher by working closely with our experienced faculty members who will supervise you throughout your study.
  • Participate in various projects ranging from laboratory-based or field research (hospitals or community) to inculcate genuine interest in your specialised research area.
  • Our graduates are equipped with research knowledge and skills to support their career development/improvement in every area of academic or fundamental/applied pharmaceutical sciences which requires professional research and development scientists. 
  • Opportunity to join the postgraduate society to take advantage of increased networking, career development, and learning opportunities.
How To Apply
  1. Candidates have to apply online via: http://www.ukm.my/join/
  2. Intake for coursework and mixed mode are open twice a year, which is every October until November (for the next February intake) and every April until May (for the September intake).
  3. Application for research mode programmes can be made any time throughout the year.
  4. The duration for Masters programme requires 2 to 4 semester of study on fulltime basis and 4 to 8 semesters on a parttime basis and for Doctor of Philosophy programme is 6 to 12 semesters on fulltime basis and 8 to 14 semesters on a part-time basis.
Faculty Information

Campus: Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur
Faculty: Faculty of Dentistry
Degree: Master of Dental Science

Duration:

  1. Full Research & Mixed Mode Programs (Full Time – min 2 sem; Part Time – min 4 sem);
  2. Clinical – (KKM/IPTA/Govt Agency) (Full Time – min 8 sem)

Contact
Faculty of Dentistry
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz
50300 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Tel: +603-92897702 / 7799
Fax: +603-26982944
Email: jane@ukm.edu.my
Website: www.ukm.my/fperg

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603 89118468 / 8389
Fax: +603 89118471 
Email: akad@ukm.edu.my
Website: www.ukm.my/akademik

Ready To Be A UKM Students?

FeesOne YearTwo Years (Indonesian Only)
Processing Fee1,000.001,140.00
Student Pass60.00120.00
Visa Fee (according to country – not exceeding RM 50)50.00 (max)30.00
Ikad50.00100.00
eVAL150.00150.00
Service Tax (6%)78.6077.40
EMGS Insurance400.00400.00
Total:1788.60Total: 2017.40

All in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)

Personal Bond
RM 2000
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Angola Republic Congo Republic Eritrea Mozambique
RM 1500
Saudi Arabia British C.I Europe Portugal C.I Vietnam
Africa Brunei Iran Taiwan
Australia China Iraq Tunisia
RM 1000
Japan South Korea Macao Hong Kong
RM 750
Bangladesh Phillipines India Myanmar Nepal
Pakistan Sri Lanka
RM 500
Indonesia
RM 300
Thailand
RM 200
Singapore
RM 1500
Fee for other countries

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