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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Doctorate (Dental Surgery)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta

$ 51,225 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Alberta offers a Doctor of Dental Surgery for a duration of 4 years or 5 terms program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis only.
  • A Doctor of Dental Surgery degree will give students the education and expertise required to practice dentistry.
  • Dentistry is a challenging and rewarding profession within the health care field, offering a balanced lifestyle and the opportunity to have a true impact on patient’s quality of life.
  • The 1st and 2nd years of the program are comprised of an integrated curriculum, studying anatomical, physiologic, and health systems, including:
    • Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation
    • Endocrine System and Cardiovascular
    • Pulmonary and Renal Systems
    • Gastroenterology and Nutrition
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Neurosciences and Oncology
  • The first two years of the program also includes the study of Oral Biology, Dental Anatomy, Oral Pathology, and an introduction to the pre-clinical practice of dentistry.
  • The 3rd and 4th years of the program are comprised of lectures, laboratories, seminars, and clinical practice.
  • Students can apply for various types of scholarships like Alberta Blue Cross Scholarship in Dentistry, Alberta Dental Association and College Awards, Albert Bodnarchuk Award in Dentistry, etc.
  • The Doctor of Dental Surgery program is accredited through the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada.
  • The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta provides opportunities to the students to involved in the community and gain experience working with non-profit organizations.
  • The School of Dentistry offers a fully accredited program, with state-of-the-art facilities including a full-service dental clinic.
  • Job opportunities after Doctor of Dental Surgery are Dental Surgeon, Dentist, Oral Surgeon, etc.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration4 years
Fees$ 267,300 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Winter (Deadline - Nov 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta
Program Urlhttps://www.ualberta.ca/school-of-dentistry/programs-and-admissions/dentistry/dds-doctor-of-denta...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students should complete a year of university study and complete courses in English, introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, sociology, psychology, statistics, and biology.
  • Students required to complete at least two years of university study prior to entering the Dentistry program.
  • The prerequisite courses to be included in the 2 years at university are full-year equivalents in biology, English, general or inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and half year equivalents in statistics and biochemistry.
  • Students must also write the Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) to be considered for admission.
    • A GPA of 3.0/4.0 is required to get admission in this program.

    Work Experience:

    Students must have at least two pre-professional years of university education.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Complete International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
    • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
    • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 75% marks.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


    Required Document List

    Following are the required documents:

    • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
    • Transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
    • Degree Certificate: It provides proof of degree completion and must be an original copy issued by the institution with an official stamp or seal.
    • Medical Testing and Immunization Requirements: Students must have immunization records that are due at the time when admission is confirmed. 
    • Proof of Residency Status: Because residency status determines the competitive pool in which students are ranked, students may be required to present proof of residency status.
    • Police Information Checks: Students should be aware that a clear Police Information Check (PIC) is required as a condition of admission and that any criminal charges pending must be declared.
    • Personal Interview: Students have to give an interview to get admission in this program.
    • Students have to submit the results from the Canadian Dental Aptitude Test.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


    Application Deadline

    Winter
    Nov 01


    Scores Required

    90 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    310 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition fees$51225$51225$51225$49125
    Books and supplies$15000$16500$16500$16500
    Total fees$66225$67725$67725$65625

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 10,800
    Food$ 2,700

    Ranking

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #51/ 600

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    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship $3,572 Yes 15 Apr, 2020
    UAlberta Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize $3,464 Yes N/A
    UAlberta Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship $31,188 Yes 28 Feb, 2021
    Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) $8,312 Yes N/A
    University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
    Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
    Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
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    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
    • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
      • Application for Study Permit
      • Letter of acceptance.
      • Proof of financial support.
      • Passport photos.
      • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
      • Visa to study or work in the country.
      • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

    Work Study

    Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

    On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

    Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


    Career and Placement after Course

    Possible career opportunities are:

    • Dentist
    • Dental Surgeon
    • Endodontic
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist
    • Oral Surgery
    • Orthodontics
    • Pedodontics
    • Periodontics


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