Name of programme DENTISTRY
Qualification awarded Dental doctor in Odontology, Master in Health Sciences
Field of study Odontology (Dentistry)
Study area Health Sciences
Length of the programme 5 years
Scope of programme (ECTS) 300 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Location Vilnius, Lithuania
Starting date 1st September
Tuition fee for Non-EU students TBC
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
· Applicants should have completed Biology and Chemistry courses at the secondary education level;
· Completion of either Physics or Mathematics course at the secondary education level is an advantage;
· SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M. MIN score: 500. SAT Subject Test is taken at the home country; N. B. Applicants who are taking SAT Subject Test in Biology are not required to submit any additional English language proficiency document.
· SKYPE interview only for the selected candidates.
N.B. Accepted students will be required to study Lithuanian language which is a part of their curriculum
The programme of Dentistry is aimed at educating dentists, which is a state-regulated profession. It’s design is in accordance with the general requirements for the integrated studies which are set out in the valid legal documents of the Republic of Lithuania and are also fully consistent with the requirements laid down in the European Directive 2005/36/EC. The programme in Dentistry encompasses compulsory subjects of theoretical and practical teaching. Each discipline tries to maintain a balance between the theoretical and the practical approach in order to maintain the level of university education.
The goal of the Dentistry study programme is in accordance with the mission and aims to prepare dentists of high-qualification who on graduation should: have a broad academic dental education and be able to work in all areas of clinical dentistry; be trained in biomedical science; be able to work together with other dental and health care professionals in the health care system; have good communicative skills; be prepared to undertake continuing professional development supporting the concept of life-long learning; be able to practice evidence-based dentistry based through a problem solving approach, using basic theoretical and practical skills.
Career opportunities and access to further studies.
A graduate can be employed in commercial structures dealing with medical equipment or pharmaceutical companies, however, for independent medical practice further studies are needed. Access to the postgraduate (residency) studies is in accordance with the legal acts of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania and the other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania.