Entry Requirements


Description
A first Degree pass with a GPA of 2.5 as a minimum in a Science Based programme of eg. Biology or Chemistry or Physics, or Environmental Sciences, or Health Sciences.
A minimum of three (3) passes at GCE "A" Level or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics with a "C" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) subjects.
A minimum of three (3) passes in CAPE or its equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics with grade III as the minimum grade in at least two (2) subjects.
First-year passes in a Science-Based programme such as Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Environmental Studies with grade "B" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) of the following courses; (BIO 111, BIO 121), (CHM 111, CHM 122, CHM 123), (MTH 111, MTH 121, MTH 122), (MTH 122, MTH 123), (PHY 111, PHY 112, PHY 121), (CSI 111, CSI 121) or an overall GPA of 2.5.
Second-year passes in a Science-Based programme such as Biology or Chemistry or Physics or Environmental Studies with "B" as the minimum grade in at least two (2) of the following courses: ( BIO 211, BIO 221), (BIO 212, BIO 222), (BIO 214, BIO 223), (CHM 211, CHM 212, CHM 222), (MST 111, MTH 211, MTH 212), (ENV 211, ENV 222, ENV 223) or an overall GPA of 2.5.
Second-year passes in a Degree of Health Sciences programmes such as Pharmacy or Medical Technology with an overall GPA of 2.5.
A Faculty of Health Sciences Diploma/Associate of Science Degree with a Pass with Credit in Medical Technology, Environmental Health, Pharmacy or Radiography.
A Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Nursing from a recognized institution with a GPA of 2.5 minimum.
Dentex Diploma from the Dental Auxiliary Training Programme of the Ministry of Health together with five (5) subjects, grade 3 minimum at CXC or GCE, must include: English Language, Mathematics, and at least 1 Science subject, grade 3 minimum, among the following - Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Integrated Science.
Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED1103 Histology I 4
MED1104 Embryology 4
DEN1103 Introduction to Dentistry and Org. HCS 2
MED1101 Descriptive Anatomy I 4
MED1102 Biochemistry I 4
MED1106 Physiology 1 5
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED1201 Descriptive Anatomy II 4
MED1206 Physiology 2 5
DEN1201 Oral Histology and Embryology 3
MED1207 Molecular Medicine & Clinical Biochemistry & Medical Genetics 1 4
MED1209 Human Nutrition 4
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED2112 Microbiology Parasitology Immunology 1 2
DEN2104 Science of Dental Materials 3
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
MED2110 Pathology 1 4
DEN2103 Dental Anatomy I 4
MED2109 Pharmacotherapeutics I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN2207 Instrumentation and Skills Development 3
DEN2203 Dental Anatomy II 4
DEN2206 Head and Neck Anatomy 3
DEN2208 Cariology 3
DEN2201 Community Dentistry I 4
DEN2205 Medical Evaluation & Communication Skills 4
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN2900 Dental Practice II 2
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN3103 Dental Anaesthesiology & Pain Control 1 4
DEN3107 Oral Health Education, Promotion and Prevention 3
DEN3109 Dental Ethics, Psychology and Patient Management 3
DEN3101 Oral Pathology and Medicine 4
DEN3104 Dental Radiology 1 4
DEN3108 Restorative Dentistry I 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN3201 Oral Examination Diagnosis & Treatment Plan 4
DEN3203 Periodontology I 3
DEN3207 Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2
DEN3208 Restorative Dentistry II 4
DEN3202 Oral Surgery I (Exodontia) 4
DEN3206 Medical Emergencies 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN3900 Dental Practice III 4
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN4101 Oral Surgery II (Maxillofacial) 4
DEN4104 Periodontology II 3
DEN4107 Orthodontics I 4
DEN4102 Endodontics I 4
DEN4106 Prosthodontics I 4
DEN4108 Restorative Dentistry III 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN4205 Paediatric Dentistry 3
DEN4207 Orthodontics II 4
DEN4201 Prosthodontics II 5
DEN4203 Cosmetic Dentistry 4
DEN4206 Forensic Dentistry 2
DEN4202 Endodontics II 4
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN4900 Dental Practice IV 4
Fifth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN5103 Internship- Restorative Dentistry Rotation 4
DEN5104 Internship- Prosthodontics Rotation 4
DEN5102 Internship- Oral Surgery Rotation 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
DEN5205 Internship- Pedodontics Rotation 4
DEN5204 Internship- Endodontics Rotation 4
DEN5203 Internship - Periodontics Rotation 4
DEN5202 Community Dentistry II -Community Services -Externship 4