The DMD program is a five-year program (10 semesters). The first two years of the curriculum are designed to educate students in biomedical and behavioral sciences. During the third and fourth year, students will concentrate on preclinical dental science courses followed by dental clinical courses providing a valuable clinical experience.
Top Bachelor Degrees in Dental and Oral Care in Middle East 2016/2017. The DMD program is a five-year program (10 semesters). The first two years of the curriculum are designed to educate students in biomedical and behavioral sciences. During the third and fourth year, students will concentrate on preclinical dental science courses followed by dental clinical courses providing a valuable clinical experience.
Comprehensive patient care is taught in the fifth year with special considerations to management of the medically compromised patients. These clinical training sessions are carried out under the strict supervision of qualified faculty members. Students who fulfill the graduation requirements and successfully demonstrate the achievement of competencies will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).
The DMD program will educate students to become competent dentists, dedicated to serve the community and will practice dentistry with the highest level of ethical and moral standards. The curriculum focuses and emphasizes the importance of research and encourages student participation in research activities. This program is tailored to meet the needs of the dental students in the region.
Goals, outcomes, effectiveness and curriculum practice, prepare a generation of general dental practitioners with clinical competency; produce graduates who possess the knowledge, skills and values to begin the practice of general dentistry serving citizens in UAE or any other geographic location of their practice.
Maintain a high standard of dental education, research and services.
Produce competent, confident and high employable dentists. Widening access to higher education by producing highly competent graduates that are capable of carrying out postgraduate studies at local and international universities.
Enable graduates to develop their capacity to learn and to become independent learners. Provide broad based scientifically strong education in dentistry that equips the graduates to enter all areas of the profession and to adapt to changes that may occur during their professional life.
Produce graduates who are able to communicate and deliver dental care both in community and hospital settings.
Ensure that students acquire clear understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities towards their communities and humanity at large.
Participating in the process of improving and implementing oral health care in UAE in cooperation with public and private sectors.
Cooperating with local and international dental education and research centers in the field of research in order to enhance scientific knowledge in oral medicine and dental health care.
Participating in local and international scientific meetings.
The DMD program aims to promote dental education and enhance dental practice through a broad spectrum of knowledge, simulations and clinical practice. It aims to prepare a generation of general dental practitioners with clinical competency, possessing the knowledge, skills, and values to begin the practice of general dentistry serving UAE citizens or at any other geographic location of their choice.
As a General Dentist
In Private practice
In Public Health facilities and centers
In an academic Position
As a researcher
All applicants shall meet all admission criteria as laid down in the Standards published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE and listed below:
The applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 years of education in school and passed courses in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in Higher Secondary School.
Students who complete their secondary school education as per UK curriculum must have completed at least two of the three science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in ‘AS’ levels or ‘A’ levels provided they have passed in all the three subjects in their ‘O’ levels. The minimum grade required is ‘C’ or ‘D’ in ‘AS’ or ‘A’ level in Chemistry, Biology or Physics.
The applicant must have secured a minimum of 80% marks as per U.A.E. Secondary School education standards or its equivalent in each of the three science subjects.
The applicant must have completed 17 years of age on or before the 31st of December of the year of admission.
The applicant must be proficient in spoken and written English and Sciences terminology.
The applicant must have completed a course in English language proficiency such as TOEFL (180 CBT, 70IBT) or its equivalent in a standardized English language test, such as 5.0 IELTS or any other equivalent internationally recognized test.
The applicant shall appear for a personal interview before the GMU Admissions Committee.
The Admissions Committee shall evaluate all applicants for both cognitive and non-cognitive traits demonstrating their aptitude for the chosen area of study.
Applicants shall submit all academic documents and official transcripts / credits / grades / marks duly attested by the Ministry of Education, U.A.E. and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, U.A.E. or U.A.E. Embassy in their country on admission into the program.
On admission, the student shall submit a copy of the applicant’s passport and a copy of UAE nationality ID (Khulasat Al-Kayd), a Certificate of Good Conduct. A medical fitness certificate including blood test results, six recent color photographs, a written pledge by the applicant agreeing to comply with University rules and regulations, the application form duly filled up with complete details, a receipt for payment of a nonrefundable fee towards admission.
All information regarding admissions shall appear in the catalog and in any other forms of advertisement circulated by the University.