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Overview

Global with our BDS

A comprehensive course to become a qualified dental surgeon, where students are taught at the world-renowned medical college in Manipal, India and the globally recognised medical college at Melaka, Malaysia.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for application into our BDS Twinning Programme as follows:.

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Program Structure

Year 1

Phase Year Subjects
Phase 1
Pre-clinical
(Manipal Campus)
 Year 1
(Semester 1 & 2)
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Dental Anatomy & Histology, Medical Microbiology
Phase 1
Pre-clinical
(Manipal Campus)
 Year 2
(Semester 3 & 4)
General Pathology, Pharmacology, Dental Materials & Technology, Human Disease, Oral Pathology & Oral Diagnosis, Conservative Dentistry Prosthodontics
Phase 2
Clinical
(Melaka Campus)
 Year 3
(Semester 5 & 6)
Human Disease, Oral Pathology & Oral Diagnosis, Conservative Dentistry Prosthodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Community Dentistry, Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics, Periodontology, Oral Medicine, Oral & Max. Radiology
Phase 2
Clinical
(Melaka Campus)
 Year 4
(Semester 7 & 8)
Conservative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Community Dentistry, Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics, Periodontology, Oral Medicine, Oral & Max. Radiology, Elective Project
Phase 2
Clinical
(Melaka Campus)   
 Year 5
(Semester 9 & 10)
Conservative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics, Periodontology, General Dental Practice, Community Dentistry, Elective Project

Course Fee

BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY (BDS)

Application Processing Fee (Non Refundable): RM500 (Malaysian) / USD150 (International)

Year MALAYSIAN STUDENTS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees Tuition Fees
1 (On Admission) RM54,500* USD 15,000
2 RM49,000 USD 14,000
3 RM72,000 USD 23,000
4 RM72,000 USD 24,000
5 RM75,000 USD 24,000
TOTAL RM322,500* USD 100,000

*Inclusive of Refundable Caution Deposit of RM2,500

Career Path

  • Foundation in Science @ MMMC
    1 year

    *Pre-clinical Studies + Clinical Exposure
    *Manipal university, India (21/2 years)
  • Phase I (Manipal Campus, India)
    2 years Pre-Clinical Studies
  • Phase II (Melaka Campus, Malaysia)
    3 years Clinical Studies
    • MMMC Dental Clinic
    • Melaka General Hospital
  • BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY (BDS)
  • Compulsory Government Service
    • As per regulation of the Ministry of Health Malaysia
    • International students are required to check with the Medical Council of their respective country. Only Malaysians are eligible for Housemanship/Internship in Malaysia
  • Employment / Post Graduate Studies

Estimated Cost of Living

  INDIA  MALAYSIA 
Accommodation USD2,400 per year 

RM 450 per month

(separate charge for electricity applies)

Living RM700 to RM800  per month
Examination Fees  RM500 to RM1,000 (differs exam-to-exam)
Books RM 300 - RM 700 per semester
MOH Facilities Fee RM 470 (MBBS: Semester 6 - Semester 10) 
Sports Facilities @ MARENA, India RM800 - RM1,000 per year (optional)

Apply Now

Have questions or Queries on the application process? Contact below for details

Melaka-Manipal Medical College
Jalan Batu Hampar, Bukit Baru, 75150 Melaka.
Tollfree Number: 1700-811-662
Email: marketing@manipal.edu.my

Intake

September

Duration

5 Yrs

Students Speak

Here is what our students and alumni have to say...

I love studying here. There’s this idea that being a medical and dental college, life is all about books and studies. Our college breaks that stereotype because we have a vast array of extracurricular programs, through which we grow holistically and not just academically. Because of the diversity of the students in the campus, we get to learn about and enjoy multiple cultural experiences through various events.

Yasmin Lukman
BDS Student, class of 2019