KTU Course Catalogue  
Arama Yapmak İstediğiniz Anahtar Kelimeyi Giriniz :       
  General Information
  Objectives & Learning Outcomes
  Academic Staff
     First Year
     Second Year
     Third Year
     Fourth Year
     Fifth Year
   Learning Outcomes Matrix
  3rd Cycle Degree Programmes
  2nd Cycle Degree Programmes
  1st Cycle Degree Programmes
  Short Cycle Degree Programmes
  Catalog Main Page
  KTU Main Page

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)
Recognition of Prior Learning  
Recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in the Turkish Higher Education System. Karadeniz Technical University and hence the Department of Geology is no exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each term at the University for courses compulsory in the curriculum, such as Foreign Languages and Basic Computing. The students who have completed the learning process for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are exempted from the related course in the curriculum, and this grade is entered into the transcript of the student.
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.
Profile 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.
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-Mail          : ktudisdekanlik@ktu.edu.tr
Web Adress : http://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.