The Bachelor Degree in Dental Science will enable you to:
know the communication techniques to create a trust-based relationship with the patient, know and apply professional techniques, rules, ethics and correctness, considering the patient as a human being and not just as a client.
The Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Science (MFQ: Level 6, Mode of Study: Full-time, Duration: 5 years, ECTS: 300, Language: English, issued by UCM United Campus of Malta HEI Foundation, is accredited by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority and is based on the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF).
The Malta Qualifications Framework is mapped against:
– the European Qualification Framework (EQF);
– the Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF/EHEA);
– the Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF).
The UCM graduate in Dental Science will also have the faculty of requesting the recognition of the professional qualification to the national regulatory bodies for the exercise and qualification of the profession, if he/she wishes to exercise the profession outside the Maltese territory. In this respect, each State may, at its discretion, request a traineeship supplement or a supplementary examination or other (see Directive 2005/36/EC and Directive 2013/55/EU).
The UCM graduate in Dental Science graduate who wanted to work in Italy will also have the faculty of:
a) requesting the academic recognition of the qualification (obtaining the corresponding Italian qualification) from an Italian University of preference (pursuant to art. 2, Law 148/2002 of the Italian Law).
b) requesting non-academic recognition in Italy for access to public competitions from the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department of Public Administration – P.P.A. Office (pursuant to Art. 38 of Legislative Decree 165/2001 and Art. 2 of Presidential Decree 189/2009 of the Italian regulatory framework).
The primary objectives of the course are to achieve expert subject knowledge, develop an ethical perspective and promote a critical thinking process enabling students to permanently improve and continue their studies in a lifelong learning perspective, also considering the critical issues met during these first five years. Students will become aware, right from the beginning of the course, of the ever-changing nature of knowledge and technology, so to understand the importance of staying constantly updated.
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