All students are required to submit a medical report with information on current status with regards to Hepatitis B Immunisation and serous status by a certified medical practitioner.
This report is to be presented to the Division of Graduate Dental Studies, Faculty of Dentistry, National University Hospital Medical Affairs (Human Resources) as well as the Singapore Dental Council.
All students are required to have a valid Singapore Dental Council registration AND the annual practicing certificate during the course of their study.
For enquiries and to download the Application Form, please refer to the Singapore Dental Council Website.
Incoming students are required to submit completed forms and required documentation to the Division of Graduate Dental Studies, Faculty of Dentistry. The documentation will then be forwarded to the Singapore Dental Council by the Faculty.
Students will be required to go down personally to the Singapore Dental Council personally on the day of Matriculation to complete their registration.
All students are required to be covered against Medical Malpractise.
Application to the Medical Protection Society can be made via Singapore Dental Association. Application Forms as well as information on Fees and Benefits can be downloaded from their website at the FAQ section.
Students may like to consider joining the Singapore Dental Association to enjoy a discounted price towards application for the Medical Protection Society. Information on joining SDA is available at their website.
Students are also required to register personally to the National University Hospital Medical Affairs (Human Resources) for the Dental Officer (Trainee) position.
Wef AY04-05, all full-time current and new graduate (GD) students must be insured under GMIS, unless they can provide documentary proof of alternative coverage (i.e. must also have mental health component). Grad students must sign an undertaking if they wish to be waived from subscribing GMIS. For self-support students, the amount will be included in the student's bill on a semester basis.
On the day of Matriculation, students will be issued with a Matriculation Card.
Your Matriculation Card is proof of your student status, an access card for smart access to certain areas within the Faculty and also your library card.
Students will also be issued with a NUSNET USERID. This USERID is used access NUSNET services, including the NUS email.
Students can check their emails online via http://exchange.nus.edu.sg.
Students are responsible for checking their emails regularly
as official communications will be via these accounts.
This account also enables students to access the Faculty of Dentistry Sharepoint (DENNET)
Acceptable Use Policy
It is compulsory for all MDS students to possess a notebook.
Students may wish to consider doing so under the Notebook Ownership Scheme. The University has secured a very attractive notebook tender from which students can purchase your notebook. Please evaluate and purchase all notebooks based on your budget.