Dental courses

University of Malta

Master Of Dental Surgery in University of Malta

  • Duration : 5 Years
  • Intake : Oct
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 26,000 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 80
  • PTE : 0

About Master Of Dental Surgery in University of Malta

The aim of the programme is to produce Dental Surgeons with a broad academic dental education who will be able to function in all areas of clinical dentistry practising evidence-based comprehensive dentistry based on a problem solving approach, using basic theoretical and practical skills. Furthermore, this course of study is aimed at producing Dental Surgeons who are trained sufficiently in dental science, and are able to work with other dental and health care professionals in the health care system (both public and private). In addition the Dental Surgeon will be prepared for life-long learning and continuing professional development that is essential in the modern professional world.

Learning outcomes

The programme provides a broad knowledge and understanding of the following:

- application of basic clinical sciences
- information handling
- clinical reasoning and judgement
- clinical information gathering
- treatment planning
- communication
- treatment procedures
- health promotion
- attitudes, ethics and legal responsibilities
- personal development
- the role of the dentist within the Health Service and the Community

Course intended for

This 5 year programme is targeted at EU and non-EU students wishing to obtain a first degree in Dental Surgery.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

The degree enables the successful candidate to practice dentistry both in private practice and in institutional settings. It provides an entry level degree allowing progress to postgraduate studies. Fields for postgraduate study include areas of research in all fields of dentistry (leading to Master’s or Doctorate-level degrees), as well as clinical postgraduate training in any of the dental specialties such as:
- Orthodontics
- Prosthodontics
- Restorative dentistry
- Endodontics
- Oral surgery
- Oral medicine/pathology
- Paediatric dentistry
- Dental Public Health
- Dental Radiology

Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics. 

Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements

(a) passes in the Matriculation Examination at Advanced Level at Grade C or better in Biology and Chemistry and 

(b) a pass in the Matriculation Examination at Intermediate Level at Grade C or better in Physics, 

provided that all passes in these Special Course Requirements have been obtained together in one session of examinations (i.e. one sitting) and are from one recognized examining board. 

For the purpose of the above paragraphs, a pass obtained in a session of examinations which is held after the results of a previous session were published shall be deemed to be a pass obtained in a session that is distinct from the previous one. This regulation shall also apply to the second session of the Matriculation Examination offered by the MATSEC Board of the University of Malta according to the provisions of the Matriculation Examination Regulations and this notwithstanding any other regulation governing the award of the Matriculation Certificate. 

Prior to enrolling for the Course, accepted applicants are also required to undergo an occupational health assessment as detailed in the Occupational Health Protocol approved by the Board, so as to ascertain that they are fit for the duties related to their proposed studies. Students who do not fulfil this requirement shall be barred from attending the clinical placements.

The number of students that can be accepted into the course is as follows: max. 15 EU/EEA students and 5 non-EU/EEA students.

University of Malta Highlights

Type Public
Established 1769
Campus Urban
Academic staff 961
Administrative staff 930
Students 11,117

University of Malta Avg Tution Fees  And Other Expenses

Avg.Tution Fees €5500-10800
Visa Fee €125
 Insurance €60-80

Food Cost

€100 to 150 Euro Per month
Accommodation €200 to 500 Euro Per month
Meals €250
Mobile/Wi-Fi €30
Local Transport €40
Leisure Activities €200
Laundry €30
Electricity/Water €50

above is an approximate guide of the monthly expenses you are likely to incur while studying in Malta. These are only approximations since your monthly bill will be determined by your personal lifestyle.  *based on 2 or 3 persons sharing an apartment.


Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 26,000


€ 26,000