IMU’s Postgraduate Diploma in Prosthodontics (PGDPros) Programme provides training in Prosthodontics specially developed for general dental practitioners.
Postgraduate Diploma in Prosthodontics
The curriculum is designed based on the treatment planning and procedures classified according to partial or complete edentulism. The knowledge and skills will be concealed with multidisciplinary approach of managing prosthodontic cases and complications based upon the nature and complexity of the edentulous span.
This 1-year programme includes total 6 modules sequenced on the treatment modalities based upon the nature and complexity of edentulous span. The programme is taught by eminent and experienced full-time and adjunct faculty including clinicians cum academicians. Students can enjoy a full access to IMU’s Oral Health Centre and library facilities. There will be one to one supervision for the clinical procedures to be executed for patients at IMU’s Oral Health Centre or in the student’s own clinic.
Students will also be allowed to perform straightforward implant prosthodontic treatment and will be having a free hand to utilise IMU’s state of the art digital facilities including CBCT and CAD-CAM. Each student is required to complete 10 different varieties of prosthodontic cases. The PG Prostho programme collaborates with world renowned companies sponsoring the equipments and materials.
Why Study Prosthodontics at IMU?
|A. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS||B. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS|
|Applicants are required to:
||For Malaysian Students
|For International Students
The following categories of students are exempted from the above requirements:
Application and Registration Fees
|Fee||Malaysian Student (RM)|
|Refundable Caution Deposit||2,000|
|Student Association Fee per Semester||40|
|Tuition Fee (RM)|
Views from Our Community
Dr Pravinkumar G Patil
Lecturer, Postgraduate Diploma in Prosthodontics
The1-year Postgraduate Diploma in Prosthodontics programme is delivered and supervised by highly qualified and experienced local and international prosthodontists. I am one of these faculty members teaching this programme, with many of us delivering different aspects of treatments based on our expertise.
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PROF SEOW LIANG LIN
Dean, School of Dentistry
BDS (Mal), MSc (London), FDSRCS (England), PhD (Mal)
“The primary objective of the IMU Postgraduate Diploma in Prosthodontics is to provide dental practitioners the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in Prosthodontics; to plan and treat a range of patients needing minimal to moderately difficult prosthodontic treatment modality. This programme is designed to support the training and learning of working dental practitioners by using a flexible modular mode of delivery and a wide array of teaching methods supplemented with guidance from personal tutors. The training emphasises the provision of care based on current evidence, appropriate technologies and specialised techniques. An evidence-based patient-centered approach is used in advising patients concerning treatment options and prognosis. The programme covers knowledge acquisition through face-to-face and online lectures and case based discussion, skills development through hands-on training in the simulation lab, and clinical experience through patient care at the IMU Oral Health Centre and at the student’s own workplace. This programme aims to produce graduates able to coordinate a multidisciplinary approach in managing oral health care, and provide accessible and affordable prosthodontic care. Students are expected to be able to update their skills through lifelong learning, and share their expertise with their peers. “