Studies overview

EP 5-DMD - Studies overview


5 - years DMD programme

The curriculum of Dentistry major at the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry consists of five years of medical and dental courses. Upon successful completion of the course, student is entitled to receive a DMD diploma (“LEKARZ-DENTYSTA” title). The first two years deliver with knowledge from basic, preclinical disciplines with and introduction to clinical sciences. The following three years focus on dental disciplines and clinical studies. The duration of the program is 10 semesters, with total number of 5 000 hours of lectures and practical classes.

Each year awards 60 ECTS points.

New system of education, so called outcome based, has been implemented at PUM.

Learning outcomes are statements of what a student is expected to know, understand and/or be able to demonstrate after completion of a process of learning.


The outcomes are based on the following essential elements of a competent and reflective practitioner:

1. what does the student know (demonstrating evidence of knowledge, assessing comprehension, assessing application, assessing analysis and synthesis)

2. what the student is able to do (practical skills )

3. the student as a professional (competences - a dynamic combination of attributes, abilities and attitudes)


These three primary elements give rise to seven domains, which student will have to master during 4 academic years:

A _ morphological sciences

B _ scientific basis of medicine

C _ preclinical sciences

D _ behavioral sciences with elements of professionalism

E _ clinical sciences in general medicine

F _ clinical sciences in dentistry

G _ legal and organizational basis of medicine


The fifth academic year (ninth and tenth semester) will comprise 30 weeks of practical training in the following fields of dentistry:

  • Conservative Dentistry
  • Prosthetics
  • Dental Surgery
  • Paedodontics
  • Periodontal and Mucous Membrane Diseases
  • Maxillo-facial Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Gerodentistry
  • Integrated Paedodontics
  • Integrated Conservative Dentistry


Dentistry curriculum at PUM

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