The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Dental Medicine
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Description:The Doctor of Dental Medicine degree program is designed to prepare you to practise your chosen profession with a high degree of technical skill. The program is based on a sound knowledge of the related biological sciences.

The DMD curriculum at UBC is an innovative hybrid of problem-based learning (PBL) and more traditional lectures and clinical experiences, with an emphasis on self-directed student learning and problem solving in small group settings. Lectures occupy a smaller amount of curriculum time than in traditional curricula. The knowledge, attitudes, and skills required of a UBC graduate entering general dental practice are outlined in the UBC Faculty of Dentistry Competency Document.
URL:Dentistry at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $74,924

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
Careers:Dentists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Admission to the dental program is based primarily on academic ability and personal qualities as evidenced by pre-dental scholastic records, aptitude tests, individual interviews, group interviews, in addition to a global assessment of the application and applicant’s fit to the program. Fulfillment of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. The number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available positions. Unfortunately, not every qualified applicant will be offered admission.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 29, 2021

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