Phase II is the clinical training designed to nurture students as leaders in oral health care at national and international levels. The Melaka campus is dedicated to provide value-based dental education utilizing up-to-date technologies to ensure student satisfaction in acquiring clinical experience required for general dental practice.
The newly completed 50 million dental building housed modern dental clinical facilities to cater for professional clinical training of year 3 to 5. This 10-storey building shall be the heart of activities for dental students. The infrastructure include Student Polyclinics (Teaching Clinic) with 51 dental units each at the third, fourth and fifth floor. A well-equipped Prosthetic Laboratory at level seven promises a world of experience for the fabrication of dental prostheses.
Hospital dentistry, community programmes, general medicine and general surgery postings have been arranged with collaborative agencies to facilitate teaching-learning activities. The arranged postings allow acquisition of knowledge, clinical skills and effective communication skills in the real working environment. The faculty is obliged to fulfill the vision & mission of the university and the FOD.
Vision: To attain Global leadership in human development, excellence in education and healthcare.
Mission: Be the most preferred choice of students, faculty and industry. Be in the top 10 in every discipline of education, health sciences, engineering and management by 2010
FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
Vision: To be leaders in oral health care at national and international level
Mission: Provide value-based dental education and comprehensive oral health care at par with international standards in a conducive environment utilizing state of the art technology to ensure satisfaction of students, patients and staff while striving to continually improve dental education, patient care, research, infrastructure and human resources to set a bench mark at national as well as international levels.
At the end of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery programme, students are able to: