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Programme: MSc (Dentistry) (Oral Surgery) (Coursework)

Code Faculty Department
10252091 Faculty of Health Sciences Department: School of Dentistry
Credits Duration NQF level SAQA ID
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180 NQF level:  09 SAQA ID:  83935

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 Aacademic 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.


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