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Program Structure

Year 1

Our BDS is delivered over 5 years, where Year 1 & 2 covers Phase 1 Pre-Clinical Subjects. Year 3 onwards students cover Clinical Subjects and spend most of their time in our state-of-the-art facilities that includes 3 Student Polyclinics with 51 dental units each as well as a well-equipped Prosthetic Laboratory.

The BDS programme is a comprehensive course dedicated to providing value-based dental education utilizing up-to-date technologies to ensure student satisfaction in acquiring clinical experience required for general dental practice.

Hospital dentistry, community programmes, general medicine and general surgery postings have been arranged with collaborative agencies to facilitate teaching-learning activities. The arranged postings allow acquisition of knowledge, clinical skills, and effective communication skills in the real working environment.




Phase 1:
Basic Sciences & Pre-Clinical


Professional 1


Professional 2

Phase 2: Clinical


Final Professional Part 1 (FPP1)

Phase 2: Clinical


End of Year 4 examination

Phase 2: Clinical


Final Professional Part 2 (FPP2)


Pre-Clinical Phase

Clinical Phase

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Dental Anatomy & Histology, Medical Microbiology, General Pathology, Pharmacology, Dental Materials & Technology, Human Disease, Oral Pathology & Oral Diagnosis, Conservative Dentistry Prosthodontics.

Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics, Community Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry, General Dental Practice, Human Disease, Oral & Max. Radiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology & Oral Diagnosis, Periodontology, Prosthodontics, Elective Project

Career Path

The BDS provides a firm foundation upon which graduates can scale towards a related career of their choice. This would include:

  • General practitioner

  • Clinical specialists

  • Academic professor / lecturer

  • Public health service

  • Scientific researche

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

Manipal University College Malaysia
Jalan Batu Hampar, Bukit Baru, 75150 Melaka.
Tollfree Number: 1700-811-662




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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