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.
High school prerequisites*:
* 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/)
Information on the admission process may be accessed through the University of Manitoba Admissions web page or by requesting an Application Bulletin (http://umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/application/programs/dentistry-application.html) from either the Faculty of Dentistry or the University of Manitoba Admissions Office (Enrolment Services).
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:
|Required Courses||University of Manitoba||University of Winnipeg||Brandon University|
|INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY||CHEM 1300 and 1310||CHEM-1101/6 or
|18.160 and 18.170|
|ORGANIC CHEMISTRY||CHEM 2210 and 2220||CHEM-2201/6 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
|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
|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
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.