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Programme: MSc DentistryOral Surgery (Coursework)

Code Faculty Department
10252091 Faculty of Health Sciences Department: School of Dentistry
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09

Admission requirements

  1. BChD degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry (PGDipDent) with Oral Surgery (or equivalent)
  2. A cumulative weighted average of at least 65% for Oral Surgery at PGDip level

Other programme-specific information

A minimum of any two of the listed basic subjects is required. These basic subjects may be part of the PGDipDent in Oral Surgery, or promoted/passed with a minimum pass mark of 65% from another tertiary institution (see also the General Regulations).

Students who hold the Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry [PGDipDent] with Oral Surgery as the main field of study, may apply in writing for credit for the basic subject, clinical training and the written final examination in Oral Surgery, provided that a minimum of 65% has been obtained in the basic subject at the University of Pretoria (see also the General Regulations).

Examinations and pass requirements

The stipulations of the General Regulations apply.

Pass with distinction

A student must obtain a minimum of 65% in Parts I and II, and a minimum of 75% in each of the subdivisions of Part III of the study programme.


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 students to familiarise themselves 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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