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 Associate's Degree (Short Cycle)

 Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)

 Master’s Degree (Second Cycle)

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About the Programme : Dentistry Program comprises mainly basic medical science courses during the first two years in addition to the Public Dental Health, Dental Anatomy and Physiology, Restorative and Operative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Disorders and Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Pedodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontology, Clinical Medical Sciences and Ethics in Medicine courses and training. The program is a five year long program including duties, authorization and responsibilities regarding dentistry. A preclinical education is given in modern and well equipped preclinical, simulation and basic medical sciences laboratories during the first 3 years. Accordingly, the 4th and 5th year clinical courses are given in well equpped clinics with sufficient number of units where one unit is assigned for each student.  

Qualification Awarded : The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain Dentist degree and master of sceince diploma. 

Level of Qualification : First cycle.. This is a program giving a training on master of science degree in dentistry. Since the dental training is a 5-year program, unlike the other 4-year faculties, the student gains a master of science degree in addition to the bachelors degree and a master of science diploma is given to the student. 

Specific Admission Requirements : Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores. 
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Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning : In Turkish Higher Education Institutions, the acknowledgment of the Bachelor´s diploma for a university is organized with the regulations related to double majors and subspeciality and the transition between Associate Degree programs and undergraduate program. This regulation also allows credit transfer between related institutions. 
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations : To be successful in this program, students are required to successfully complete all the courses to meet a minimum of 240 ECTS credit requirement and have a minimum of GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Profile of the Programme : With the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge, dentists who are aware of protection and treatment of and mouth, teeth and surrounding tissues are trained.  

Key Learning Outcomes : Please click here for Key Learning Outcomes.

Occupational Profile of Graduates : Graduates of this program are eligible to be employed in state or private hospitals, clinics or centers. In addition, it is also possible for them to open self-owned dental offices.  

Access to Further Studies : The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview. 

Course Structure Diagram with Credits : Please click here for Course Structure Diagram with Credits.

Assessment and Grading : In this program, assessment and grading are conducted according to Cukurova University Education and Assessment regulations for Associate and Undergraduate degrees. 
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Graduation Requirements : To be able to finish undergraduate degree, students must complete all courses, applications and workshops that are included in the program, gain two hundred and forty (240) ECTS credit requirements in total in undergraduate level and obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Mode of Study : This programme is a Full Time programme.  

Programme Director : Prof. Dr. MUSTAFA SERDAR TOROĞLU  

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