Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Duration:5 years


Campus:AIMST University, Batu 3 1/2, Bukit Air Nasi, Jalan Bedong—Semeling, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Faculty of Engineering & Computer Technology

Course Code:(R2/724/6/0016) (08/26) (MQA/FA 3470)

About this course

Dental health is an integral part of general health and has great impact on the human body. Dentistry is a noble professional career dedicated to the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders of the region of the oral cavity. The five-year BDS programme offered by AIMST University is a professional course to educate and train students to become world class dental practitioners. The course uses a modern approach to dental education based on the best educational practices in dental schools in Malaysia as well as internationally.

The BDS degree at AIMST University will conform to international standards. A highly professional faculty with strong research base, and fully conversant with the needs of students to be a professional workforce, has been handpicked to deliver the BDS programme. The Dental faculty has state-of-the art facilities for patient care and laboratory teaching.

Total Course Fees


For scholarship enquiries,  please contact Ms.Kayatri via email


Subject Listing

The first year is devoted to the study of the basic medical sciences like Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, which provides a foundation for the study of Clinical Dentistry. Students will also be introduced to the basic dental science disciplines (Oral Biology, Oral Physiology) and common oral health problems.

In year 2, students will be introduced to clinical subjects like Conservative Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry and Applied Dental Materials. Students will develop the practical skills and learn the basic dental techniques in the simulation and dental technology laboratory. Students will be taught the supporting courses like Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Communication Skills.

During Year 3, students learn to examine, diagnose and treat the patients in a multidisciplinary polyclinic in the campus-based AIMST University Dental Hospital. Learning in the Year 2 clinical subjects continues along with the introduction of Oral Surgery and Orthodontics. Supporting courses are held in Medicine, Surgery, Oral Radiology, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Health Promotion & Preventive Dentistry and Law & Ethics

Many treatment procedures are practiced in all the clinical disciplines in Year 4. The discipline of Pediatric Dentistry is introduced. Teaching is given in Community Oral Health and in dentistry for the elderly and special needs patients. Further learning is undertaken in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine.

Clinical practice in all aspects of dentistry continues with practical experience in Community Oral Health. Dental Practice Management is taught to prepare students for work in general dental practice. Learning continues in Oral Surgery with students participating in the management of in-patients requiring complex oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures in the hospital.

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

A-Levels / STPM

Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. (Grade C can only be in either Physics or Mathematics)

AIMST Foundation in Science/ Matriculation/Foundation in Science/Pre-medical course** (course ≥ 1 year in the same institution)

CGPA 3.0 (out of 4) in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics


B4 each in 5 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics

UNSW Foundation /MUFY/Western Australia Curriculum Council/ HSC Sydney Australia/ Trinity College Foundation Studies/ Australian Universities Foundation Programmes/ South Australian Matriculation/ Victorian Certificate of Education, Australia Year 12/ Ausmat

Aggregate or average of 80% or equivalent of B in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics or 80% ATAR provided the subjects include Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursary

Average of 80% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

CPU/ CIMP/ Canadian Grade 12/13/ Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12

Average of 80% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

Indian Pre-University

Average of 70% in 3 subjects i.e. Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

International Baccalaureate (IB)

30 points with a minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

Diploma in Health Sciences (course ≥ 2 1/2 years or 5 semesters in the same institution)

CGPA ≥ 3.5 (out of 4)

Degree in Health or Pure or Applied Sciences

CGPA ≥ 3.0 (out of 4)

Degree in the Arts or Humanities

CGPA ≥ 3.5 (out of 4) And 3 Cs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics at SPM or its equivalent or An accredited bridging course

*SPM/O-levels requirement : Applicants must have obtained 5Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) and another subject. Must pass in Bahasa Ma-laysia and English.

Aptitude Test/Interview: All eligible applicants are required to attend an interview (to be conducted by AIMST University)

Pre-condition: Must obtain MUET Band 4 before graduation. Malaysian applicants who seek

International Student Only

Please contact AIMST University counsellor for further information.

Apply Course - AIMST University