Prospective College of Dentistry Students


Degrees Offered


Doctor of Dental Medicine [D.M.D.]

Minimum time to graduation: Six years (University 1, plus one year, plus four years in the Faculty of Dentistry).

The following is a summary of the admission requirements. Equivalent academic courses completed at recognized universities elsewhere will be considered.

All admission requirements, as well as application deadline dates and forms, are included in an application bulletin that is available from the Admissions Office, Enrolment Services, 424 University Centre; this information is also posted on the university's admissions website.

 

Before you apply

High school prerequisites*:

  • Mathematics 40S (pre-calculus) minimum 50% - required
    or
    Math 40S (applied) minimum 70% - required
  • Chemistry 40S (minimum 50%) - required
  • Physics 40S (minimum 50%) - required
  • Biology 40S (minimum 50%) - required

* Standing in 28 credits which satisfy Manitoba Education & Training's description of the high school program with 5 credits at the Senior 4 level (see http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/)

 

Tips for choosing university courses

Visit the University 1 website or the Faculty of Science.

Admission Requirements

Requirements at-a-glance:

After University 1, most students choose the Faculty of Science because the pre-Dentistry requirements easily fit Science degree programs.

All applicants must present an official record of the following:

  1. the successful completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours of university degree level studies.
  2. the successful completion of a minimum of 2 Regular Fall/Winter sessions or 2 sets of 2 sequential terms, where each Regular Fall/Winter sessions or 2 sequential terms contains a minimum of 24 new credit hours; or completion of the academic requirements of the University of Manitoba Health Careers Access Program (accessible to applicants of the Aboriginal population of Canada - see Section IV.B in the http://umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/application/programs/dentistry-application.html)
  3. the successful completion of the 42 required credit hours (or equivalents) as listed in the following table:

Required Courses University of Manitoba University of Winnipeg Brandon University
INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY CHEM 1300 and 1310 CHEM-1101/6  or
1111/3 and
CHEM-1112/3
18.160 and 18.170
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY CHEM 2210 and 2220 CHEM-2201/6 or
CHEM-1201/6 or
2202/3 and 2203/3
18.261 and 18.271
BIOCHEMISTRY CHEM 2360 and 2370 CHEM-3501/6 or
3502/3 and 3503/3
18.363 and 18.373
PHYSICS PHYS 1020 and 1030 or
PHYS 1050 and 1070
PHYS-1301/6 or
1101/6
74.151 AND 74.152 or
74.161 and 74.162
BIOLOGY *BIOL 1020 and 1030 BIOL-1111/6 or
1115/3 and 1116/3
14.162 AND 14.163 or
94.162 and 94.163
Other Courses
ENGLISH One full, university degree-level course, offered through the English department
HUMANITIES/SOCIAL SCIENCES **of the remaining four full courses, one must be in the non-applied Sciences or non-pure Sciences

* Formerly 71.125

** Please see the http://crscalprod1.cc.umanitoba.ca/Catalog/ViewCatalog.aspx?pageid=viewcatalog&loaduseredits=False for the definition of Humanities/Social Sciences courses

  1. Applicants whose pre-dental education was not completed in Manitoba will be eligible for consideration if they have completed courses deemed by the University of Manitoba to be equivalent to those shown above. Eligibility to other Canadian dental programs does not guarantee eligibility to the University of Manitoba dental program. For more details please read the http//umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/application/programs/dentistry-application.html.

 

Criminal Record/Child Abuse Registry *

An adult criminal record and child abuse registry self-declaration will be required of all applicants. An adult criminal records and child abuse registry checks are required by the time of registration, and annually thereafter keeping in accordance with existing policies of other health, education and social service programs at the University of Manitoba.

Applicants whose pre-dental education was not completed in Manitoba will be eligible for consideration if they have completed courses deemed by the University of Manitoba to be equivalent to those shown above. Eligibility to other Canadian dental programs does not guarantee eligibility to the University of Manitoba dental program. For more details please read the http://umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/application/programs/dentistry-application.html.

 

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