Programme Offered


» Programme Description

The course provides comprehensive knowledge and training in Special Care Dentistry based on the professional and ethical standards. The candidates will be exposed to different and current Special Care Dentistry theories and treatment modalities and will be exposed to in-depth knowledge of Special Care Dentistry diagnosis and treatment concepts. Candidates will have lectures, seminars and practical sessions from Semester 1, onwards.

Clinical Special Care Dentistry training includes treatment of patients in faculty clinics and external premises under the supervision of Special Care Dentistry specialists and consultants, as well as specialists in other relevant fields. Candidates are also required to perform supervision session in the undergraduate clinic about once a week.

Candidates are also to complete a dissertation, which is worthy of publication or a publishable manuscript. In addition, candidates undertake two assignment projects which are 1) clinical audit and 2) innovation.


» Programme Structure


  Courses Total SLT Percentage (%)
Core Course Dissertation 1920 26
Program Course Special Care Dentistry 5546 74
   Total 7466 100



» Admission Requirement


 Local Applicants  Coursework Dissertation
  • Minimum Requirement
  • BDS or equivalent
  • 2 years clinical experience of continuous clinical work experience after graduation from dental school
  • Pass Master of Science in Dentistry (MScD) or any equivalent qualification endorsed by Senate, UiTM
  • Proposal submission with the application form
  • Other Requirement
  • 2 referee reports
  • Passed entrance interview or prescribed test
  • Registrable with MDC for local and approved by senate for overseas to practice in the faculty
  • IELTS Average Band 6.5

 (minimum Band 6.5 for every part)

  • Valuable aspects for consideration
  • Successful completion of the Primary Examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS), Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDS) or equivalent
  • Postgraduate degree involving clinical training
  • Applicants who have passed Postgraduate Basic Medical Science may request for exemption of Core Medical & Oral Sciences course.
  • Evidence in research publications would be highly regarded


Health Status :
Applicants to clinical programmes need to provide evidence to the University that they are free from Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C upon acceptance into the programme.


» Mode of Duration




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Contact Us

Faculty of Dentistry,
Universiti Teknologi MARA,
Sungai Buloh Campus, Selangor Branch,
47000, Jln Hospital, Sungai Buloh
Selangor, MALAYSIA
Phone  : +603-6126 6555 

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Klinik Pergigian Jasmine Perdana (Puncak Perdana Campus)

Phone  : +603 7962 2400