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Dentistry – PJSU

Programme

Dentistry

Award

Doctor of Dental Medicine

University

Pavol Josef Savarik University

Duration:

6 years

General information

The Dentistry programme at UPJS is run over six academic years. Each academic year is divided into two semesters with a substantial winter and summer break. This programme is taught exclusively in English, and leads to a Doctor of Dentistry degree.

Course Content

Year I
Medical Biophysics for Dental Medicine, Oral Biology, General and Oral Anatomy, General and Oral Histology and Embryology, Propedeutics of Dental Medicine 2, Medical Terminology, Elective subjects

Year II
General and Oral Anatomy, Biochemistry and Oral Biochemistry, General and Oral Physiology, Propedeutics of Dental Medicine, Dental Materials and Technologies, General and Oral Microbiology, Immunology

Year III
General and Oral Microbiology, General and Oral Pathology, General and Oral Pathophysiology, Pharmacology Preventive Dentistry, Topographic Anatomy, Dental Radiology, Psychology and Medical Communication, Surgery – Propedeutics, Preclinical Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Elective subjects

Year IV
Pharmacology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Paediatrics, Infective Medicine, Forensic Medicine and Medicine Law, Conservative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Dentoalveolar Surgery, Psychiatry, Dermatovenerology, Otorhinolaryngology, Thesis, Elective Subjects

Year V
Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Conservative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontology and Oral Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Preventive Dentistry, Thesis

Year VI
Conservative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontology and Oral Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Thesis

Career prospects

After you graduate, you may register to practise as a dentist in Ireland or the UK

Entry requirements

NUI Matriculation requirements: six passes at Leaving Certificate [inc two at C or above] PLUS University Entrance Examination in Biology & Physics