B.Sc. On Campus

Dental Surgery

University of the Western Cape

48 months
5400 USD/year
2273 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Faculty of Dentistry from University of the Western Cape is a World Health Organisation (WHO) collaborating Centre for Oral Health that trains oral health personnel in Africa and undertakes research on infectious disease in dentistry and Dental Surgery.


The Faculty of Dentistry from University of the Western Cape is an integral part of UWC’s health and welfare sector. It offers this Dental Surgery program.

 It strives to be a leading academic oral health training institution – locally, internationally and in the southern African region. 

Program highlights

The faculty is actively committed to excellence, accountability and relevance in its training.

The university of the Western Cape is a national university, alert to its African and international context as it strives to be a place of quality, a place to grow. It is committed to excellence in teaching, learning and research, to nurturing the cultural diversity of South Africa, and to responding in critical and creative ways to the needs of a society in transition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biology
  • Oral Biology
  • Interdisciplinary Health Promotion
  • Systemic Pathology
  • Measuring Health and Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




840 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You need to submit your final school results to Higher Education South Africa (HESA)  for an evaluation.
  • We unfortunately will not be able to respond to your application until you submit a confirmation letter issued by HESA stating that you qualify to study at a South African University.
  • Certified copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    2273 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2273 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Local: R38,070 South African Rands
  • International: R5,400 South African Rands

Living costs for Cape Town

9088 - 15529 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Updated over a year ago

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