About The Course


MAHSA University’s Doctor of Dental Surgery is a comprehensive dental surgery programme that aims to produce graduates with advanced, evidenced-based clinical training who will possess the expertise to provide excellent professional service in dentistry.

The modules are an integration of biomedical, clinical and behavioral sciences, with particular emphasis on human anatomy, craniofacial biology, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, human organ systems, associated disease processes, emergency procedures, infection control, oral health diseases, biomaterials, operative dentistry, prosthodontics, oral surgery, public health and community dentistry besides various other areas of dentistry.

At the end of their programme, students will have procured for themselves the ability to carry out various dental tasks, from basic dental procedures such as tooth extraction and repair of oral imperfections, to complex and complicated procedures such as root canal and prosthodontic treatment. They will have the ability to diagnose, treat and prevent dental diseases besides accepting professional responsibility for effective and safe care of patient. The dental graduates will be well prepared to serve the community and fill distinguished positions at the helm of the dental profession in both the public and private sectors including institutions within the country and beyond.

Entry Requirement



Grades BBB/ABC/ AAC in 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics);

Matriculation/ Foundation in Science/Pre-Medical Course

CGPA 3.00 in 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics) and provided the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5 B’s each in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics/Additional Mathematics & 1 other subject at school certificate level/ equivalent;


Grades BBB/ ABC/ AAC in 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics)

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

B4 each in 5 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics & Add Mathematics)

South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/ Monash University Foundation Pre-University (MUFY)/ Western Australian Curriculum Council/ University of New South Wales Foundation (UNSW)/ Higher School Certificate (HSC) Sydney Australia/ Trinity College Foundation Studies/ Australian Universities Foundation Programmes/ Victorian Certificate of Education, Australia Year 12

Aggregate/average of 80% in any 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics) or 80% ATAR

International Baccalaureate (IB)

30 points with a minimum of 2 Science subjects / Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) & 1 Science subject at Standard Level (SL) & attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics 

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursary / Canadian Pre-University (CPU) / Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP/Canadian Grade 12/13

Average of 80% in any 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics) 

Indian Pre-University

Average of 70% in any 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics/Mathematics) 

Diploma in Health Sciences

CGPA 3.5 and provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 1/2 years in the same accredited institution and the minimum entry qualification is 5 B’s each in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics/Additional Mathematics & 1 other subject at school certificate level / equivalent

Degree in Medical Sciences

CGPA of 3.3 (5-year undergraduate Medical programme) 

Degree in the Arts / Humanities 

CGPA 3.5 (5-year undergraduate medical programme) and 3Cs each in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & General Science & Mathematics / Additional Mathematics at SPM / equivalent or accredited bridging course 

American High School with Advanced Placement (AP)

CGPA 3.00 for 3 Science Subjects/Maths 

Other qualification approved by Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA)

What you Learn

Year 1
  • Anatomy DDS1 0109
  • Physiology DDS1 0209
  • Biochemistry DDS1 0309
  • Oral Biology DDS1 0409

Year 2

  • Microbiology DDS2 0609
  • Pathology DDS2 0709
  • Pharmacology DDS2 0809
  • Dental Materials & Equipment DDS2 0909

Year 3

  • General Medicine DDS3 1009
  • General Surgery DDS3 1109
  • Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine DDS3 1209
  • Dental Radiology DDS3 1309

Year 4

  • Prosthetic Dentistry DDS4 1516
  • Paediatric Dentistry DDS4 1610
  • Periodontology DDS4 1714

Year 5

  • Conservative Dentistry DDS5 1918
  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery DDS5 2014
  • Orthodontics DDS5 2114
  • Dental Public Health DDS5 2212
  • Family Dentistry DDS5 2306

Accreditation & Advantages

  • MQA/FA4153

Fee & Financial Aids

RM 361,600


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Financial Aids / Scholarship

Malaysia students are eligible to obtain PTPTN loan for this program. 

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Future Pathway

  • Dentists or Dental Surgeons in Public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Health, Universities, dental group practices/clinics and dental industries
  • Graduates have the options to pursue specialist training and hold various leadership positions

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