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The Graduate Diploma in Advanced General Dentistry is offered by the Centre for Advanced Dental Education. The 2-year part time programme aims to provide training for the general practitioner to deliver an advanced level of care for patients grounded on the best evidenced care available. The Graduate Diploma is accredited by the Singapore Dental Council as a “displayable qualification”.


The practitioner, on completion of the course, should be competent to:

  • act as a primary care provider for individuals and groups of patients.
  • manage the delivery of oral health care by applying concepts of patients and practice management and quality improvement that are responsive to a dynamic health care environment
  • apply scientific principles to learning and oral health care. This includes using critical thinking, evidence or outcomes-based clinical decision-making and technology-based information retrieval systems
  • utilize the values of professional ethics, lifelong learning, patient centered care, in professional practice

Entry Requirements

Applicants towards the programme must have –

  • a recognized basic dental degree
  • minimum two years of postgraduate clinical experience

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an admission interview in March/April to be conducted at the Faculty of Dentistry.

NOTE: At present, the course is offered only to dentists practicing in Singapore.

Other Requirements

All candidates applying for Dentistry should test negative for the Hepatitis B virus. Candidates who test positive for the Hepatitis B surface virus but negative for the Hepatitis B e-antigen are not eligible for the course. Candidates are to submit a current certificate of immunization against communicable disease (Hepatitis B). Candidates must also hold a current malpractice insurance.

Course Outline

Graduate Diploma in Advanced General Dentistry Course Outline (PDF)

Course Fees

Annual Tuition Fees: SGD 20,000 per annum (inclusive of 7% GST, SGD10,000 payable per semester)

Students may also be required to pay mandatory miscellaneous fees. Please note that fees are subject to review by the University.


Applicants for the Graduate Diploma course are required to apply on-line at:


An application fee of S$50.00 (inclusive of 7% Goods and Services Tax) will apply. All applications should reach the CADE office before the closing date.

Closing Date

08 Feb 2019

The application form and supporting documents should be submitted to:

National University Centre for Oral Health Singapore
Faculty of Dentistry
Level 10 Dean's Office
9 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119085

Contact for further information

AGD Course Administrator
Fax : +65 6779 6520

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