Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Dental Surgery

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Dental Technology
(B.Sc. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2021)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS1003 Evidence Based Dentistry 1 4 ECTS (NC)
DNS1007 Anatomy and Physiology of the Oral Cavity 6 ECTS (NC)
DSG1500 Dental Laboratory Practice - Complete Dentures 8 ECTS (NC)
DSG1503 Dental Materials Sciences 4 ECTS (NC)
ORC1105 Preventive Dentistry and Dental Public Health 1 4 ECTS (NC)
ORC1800 Removable Prosthodontics - Complete Dentures 5 ECTS (NC)
PAT1500 Microbiology and Immunology 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA1701 Head and Neck Anatomy for Allied Dental Health Professionals 6 ECTS (NC)
DNS1405 Health and Safety in the Dental Laboratory 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ORC1003 Clinical Ethics 4 ECTS (NC)
ORC1802 Removable Prosthodontics - Acrylic Partial Dentures 5 ECTS (NC)




Summer Period

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DSG1501 Summer Laboratory Practice 1 6 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 60ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS2030 Clinical Medical Sciences for Dental Technology Students 4 ECTS (NC)
ORC2105 Preventive Dentistry and Dental Public Health 2 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS2115 Evidence Based Dentistry 2 4 ECTS (NC)
DSG2500 Dental Laboratory Practice - Cast Removable Prostheses 10 ECTS (NC)
ORC2800 Removable Prosthodontics - Cast Removable Prostheses 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS2031 Orthodontics 1 6 ECTS (NC)
DNS2032 Orthodontics 2 6 ECTS (NC)
DSG2501 Dental Laboratory Practice - Orthodontics 10 ECTS (NC)
MGT1011 Introduction to Business Management 4 ECTS (NC)




Summer Period

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DSG2502 Summer Laboratory Practice 2 6 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 60ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DSG3000 Research Project 12 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DNS3112 Biostatistics and Health Informatics 6 ECTS (NC)
DNS3114 Clinical Governance and Audit 4 ECTS (NC)
DSG3503 Dental Laboratory Practice - The Single Tooth Prosthesis 10 ECTS (NC)
ORC3800 Fixed Prosthodontics - The Single Tooth Prosthesis 5 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DSG3504 Dental Laboratory Practice - Replacement of Missing Teeth 10 ECTS (NC)
ORC3802 Fixed Prosthodontics - Replacement of Missing Teeth 5 ECTS (NC)




Summer Period

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

DSG3502 Summer Laboratory Practice 3 8 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for successful completion of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Dental Technology: 180 ECTS credits.


This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) - B.Sc. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Dental Surgery.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 18 June 2021
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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