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FACULTY of DENTISTRY / DEPARTMENT of DENTISTRY

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Phone: +90 0462 3774700
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FACULTY of DENTISTRY / DEPARTMENT of DENTISTRY /
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FOUNDATION & HISTORY  
Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Dentistry was founded on 16 June 2003 in Trabzon. Since then, the decision to open to service was given for the deparments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Conservative Dentistry, Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Endodontics and Periodontology. Following the assignment of specialists of all the departments, dental services were commenced on 19.9.2005 in our faculty.The education period was determined as 5 years. The student education started in 2006-2007 with 30 students in Faculty of Dentistry.
QUALIFICATION AWARDED  
Graduate diploma in DENTISTRY is given to students who accomplish all the courses in the curriculum.
LEVEL of QUALIFICATION:  
First Cycle Degree  
MODE of STUDY  
Full Time
ADMISSION & REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS  
1 - Diploma of high school or an equivalent school.
2 - Adequate grade from YKS.
3 - Sufficient linguistic ability for the English education. (500 TOEFL/ 6 IELTS)
OBJECTIVE of THE PROGRAMME  
Dentistry is a science which is related to basic medicine education as well as diagnosis and treatment of diseases concerning oral and neighbouring tissues. Also, it provides adequate public health services to be rendered.
Our primary aim in Dental Education is to; educate dentists conforming to ethical issues, following the current scientific improvements and having moral values as to render service to the public as their mission.
Courses in the curriculum of our Faculty of Dentistry is comprised generally of annual courses (35 weeks), in addition to this some of the courses are presented semi-annually (18 weeks). Therefore the curriculum is designed in an annual fashion. Work loads are highly occupied since the application course durations (laboratory, application, stages) are also time-consuming.
RECOGNATION of PRIOR LEARNING  
The "Directive on Recognition of Prior Learning", Senate Decision No. 340 issued on July 28, 2023, has been accepted and entered into force regarding the students registered in all programs of Karadeniz Technical University to determine the principles to be followed for the recognition, crediting, and adaptation of the achievements acquired by the students at non-university institutions.

In this Directive,

- recognition of knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired with special interest through an exemption exam to be substituted as program courses,
- recognition of workplace and internship experiences through portfolio evaluation to be substituted as program courses,
- and the crediting of certificates received from accredited institutions regarding students' special interests are covered.

Announcements of courses included in the scope of recognition of prior learning, applications, and evaluation will be made on the dates specified in the academic calendar. Recognition of prior learning will offer numerous benefits to our students and employers. For our students, increasing professional development and mobility in the labour market, preventing repetition of education and waste of time, providing early graduation, reducing the cost of learning, encouraging learning, and increasing the student's motivation and self-confidence can be counted among the benefits of recognition of prior learning. From the employers' perspectives, it will contribute to satisfying skill or competence deficiencies in the workplace, reducing the time employees spend outside the workplace for training purposes, and thus using resources more efficiently.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS and REGULATIONS  
Bachelor's degree is assigned to students who accomplishes all the courses in the curriculum (300 ECTS), whose transcripts are at least 2.4 out of 4.00 and adequate grade from the internship report.
EXAMINATION, ASSESSMENT and GRADING REGULATIONS  
The students are subjected to mid-term exams, semester tasks (preclinic practices, internship, seminar, quiz, assignment or another mid-term exam) and end-of-term exams. The contribution of intermediate exams and semester tasks is 50% the end-of-semester exam is 50%, respectively.All the exams are assessed over 100. It is mandatory to take at least 50 from the end-of-term exam. Passing grade for the end-of-the year is 60. Students who accomplish (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB) and (CC) from one course are considered successful.Students can take at most two make-up examinations at the end of each semester.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS  
Bachelor's degree is assigned to students who accomplishes all the courses in the curriculum (300 ECTS), whose transcripts are at least 2.4 out of 4.00 and adequate grade from the internship report.
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILES of GRADUATES  
Dental surgeons work in public institutions or in private practice. They work in the hospitals of the Ministry of Health, Private Dental Hospitals and University Hospitals.
ACCESS to FURTHER STUDIES  
Candidates can take lectures in graduate doctoral programs in case they suffice in ALES exam and have sufficient grade from English.
CONTACT INFORMATION  
Postal Adress: Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Diş Hekimliği Fakültesi Kanuni Kampüsü 61080 Trabzon/TÜRKİYE
Phone: 3774700
Fax: 325 30 17
E-Mailktudisdekanlik@ktu.edu.tr
Web Adresshttp://dis.ktu.edu.tr
DEPARTMENTAL FACILITIES : 
Four classrooms, two student laboratories, eight intern clinics, eight clinics, one research laboratory, one seminar hall, and one student canteen are available in our faculty.