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Dental Surgery, D.D.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
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The period consists of basic medical and dental sciences for two years, followed by clinical training (with continued didactic coursework) for 4 years. After graduating this Dental Surgery from Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, the new dentists may go directly into practice or apply to residency programs which train dentists in advanced general dentistry. 

D.D.S. programs usually require the dentists to carry out a wide variety of practices via rotating in various dental departments which in turn bring up highly professional dentists for working with patients.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are accepted all year round. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dental Public Health
  • Oral Surgery
  • Oral Diseases and Diagnosis
  • Oral Radiology
  • Oral Pathology
  • Operative Dentistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A letter of application or motivation in which you clearly specify your major and level of interest.
  • A Resume or C.V.
  • High School Diploma/Secondary School Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate with courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and physiology along with its complete transcript of records (Minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00 or equivalent)
  • Proficiency in English and Acceptable Scores
  • A passport-size photograph
  • A high-quality scan of the main pages of your passport

Tuition Fee


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