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The course is open for candidates who have completed theirs under graduation in Dentistry, Medicine and in Allied Health Sciences. Since this programme is by research mode the main assessment method is dissertation evaluation.

Program Structure

Sem 1
Introduction to Heath Research Major (Core)
Basic Biostatistics Major (Core)
Research Dissertation Major (Core)
Sem 2,3,4 Research Project Major (Core)

MUCM Main Research Areas at Faculty of Dentistry (FOD):

  • Dental Public Health
  • Dental epidemiology
  • Oral radiology
  • Qualitative research
  • Dental implants
  • Clinical trials
  • Health professions educationa
  • Biomaterials (Dental Materials)
  • Restorative / Operative dentistry
  • Regenrative enddontics
  • Management of discoloured teeth
  • Aesthetic dentistry, orthodontics
  • Herbs in periodontal therapy
  • Photo biomodulation therapy
  • Oral health in marginalized population
  • Social behavourial science in dentistry
  • Systematic reviews and meta-analysis
  • Enddontics + Advanced Endodontics
  • Periodontal therapy (non-surgical and surgical)
  • Interprofessional education research
  • Medical education and Dental education
  • Cariology (Prevention and Management of carious and non-carious lessons)
  • Oreal Health (promotion, managmemnt system, quality of life, literacy)

Entry Requirement

i. A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the MUCM’s Senate; or

ii. A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or

iii. A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field and rigorous internal assessment.

iv. Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or relevant working experience must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the MUCM and meet the minimum CGPA based on (i) to (iii).

English Requirement

  • IELTS: 6.0 or
  • TOEFL: 550 or
  • MUET: Band 4

Your Investment

Category Registration Tuition Fee Full Time Part Time Dissertation Evaluation Fees
Total Per semester Per semester
Domestic RM 300 RM 33,600 RM 8,400 RM 5,600 RM 750
International USD 250 USD 12,600 USD 3,150 USD 2,100 USD 250

A special 25% Bursary is offered for admission in 2023.

Category Tuition Fee After Bursary
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Domestic RM 25,200 RM 6,300 RM 4,200
International USD 9,450 USD 2362.50 USD 1,575

Sem 1 : September-February, Sem 2: March-August


2 Yrs (Full time) | 3 Yrs (Part time)

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