Curriculum at Dentistry faculty is provided for 5 academic years. The students go through the basic subjects of medical and biological profile, as well as various clinical disciplines, which are so necessary for a dentist. On condition of successful completion of study the graduates are given the Diploma of a doctor – dentist. The degree awarded is BDS.
At junior courses students study theoretical disciplines, whereas they start studying clinical disciplines from the fourth course. The chairs of anatomy, histology, normal physiology, biochemistry, general chemistry, having wonderful traditions in organization of educational process and high skilled teachers, could do profiles for the teaching of their disciplines, taking into account the faculty’s specificity. For mastering the propaedeutic course by students the departments have well equipped additional premises, acquired a necessary quantity of visual aids and special apparatus. Both teachers and students are involved in manuals’ edition at the University. A metal-ceramic laboratory and a laboratory for high frequency melting and casting of dentures are specially organized. At special dental departments the students study principal actual problems of dentistry: caries, paradonthosis, and diseases of the mucous membrane in the mouth cavity.
The principle task of the dental faculty is perfection of higher dentistry education, raising the quality of doctors dental training. At the faculty they worked out and applied the complex of methodical ways for optimization of educational process, which is aimed at activisation of cognitive activity of students, development of habits for educational and researching work, training the creative method of approach for professional activity. The stomatological faculty helps the students to obtain good knowledge in the dental field. It grows and develops, absorbing all the best from the experience of the University’s work.
Dentistry Faculty syllabus
For 5 years of training: 11,147 hours out of them:
- humanitarian subjects 1,026 hours
- social-economic subjects 486 hours
- fundamental /general scientific/ subjects 1,854 hours