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Programme: PGDip Dentistry Oral Surgery

Code Faculty Duration Credits Download
10221005 Faculty of Health Sciences Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120

Admission requirements

  • Subject to the stipulations of the General Regulations, the BChD degree or an equivalent qualification with at least 65% in the final examination in Orofacial surgery or a subject deemed equivalent by the head of department is required.

Other programme-specific information

Note:

Oral Surgery: a prerequisite (a minimum of one basic subject is required – these basic subjects may be passed at the University of Pretoria or at the College of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa) or any other module as determined by the department in question and approved by the Dean.

Contact time
The contact time in the major field of study is determined by the head of the department concerned and approved by the Dean. It includes systematic tuition as well as clinical/practical assignments.

Examinations and pass requirements

The examination in the basic subject and the main field of study may take place every semester. Examinations in both the basic subject as well as the main field of study may be written in the same semester. In order to be admitted to the examination in the main field of study the student must have passed the basic subject. A final mark of at least 50% is required to pass.

Subject to exceptions approved by the Dean, on the recommendation of the head of department, a student may not enter for the postgraduate diploma’s examination in the same subject more than twice.

Pass with distinction

The diploma is awarded with distinction to students who obtain at least 75% in both the main field of study and the basic subject.

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

Elective modules


The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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