Doctor of Philosophy in Dentistry

KPT/JPS (PA 15861) 08/29

Doctor of Philosophy in Dentistry is a doctorate that aims to learn about a significant area of medical research and to cover subjects including general dentistry, implants, and dental surgery.

Entry Requirements

  • A master’s degree in the field or related fields accepted by the Lincoln University College Senate; or
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree recognized by the Government of Malaysia.
  • Candidates without a related qualification in the field/s or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the Lincoln University College.
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery or equivalent qualification; and
  • Master’s degree in dental sciences or equivalent qualification as required by Lincoln University College.
  • This degree must have a total Student Learning Time (SLT) ranging from 1600–2000 hours. A minimum of 800–1000 hours of this degree must include among others a preclinical training component which contribute towards the specialty training.
  • Registered with the MDC and holds current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) or registered with the dental regulatory body in another country and eligible to be granted a Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC) by MDC.
  • A minimum of two (2) years clinical practice after basic degree, excluding the Master’s training; and
  • Health and other requirements as required by Lincoln University College.


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