Dental Technology


The department of Dental Technolgy offers a unique programme which provides quality educational experiences for undergraduate Dental Technology Students. This course is now firmly established and was offered for the first time in 1955. This undergraduate programme is designed to foster student growth, promote development of critical and ethical judgement, and encourage life-long learning. The curricullum includes fabrication of dental restorations, prostheses and appliances following high standard dental technology procedures. It is a full time modular course and spans across 40 months for the award of Higher National Diploma (HND).

The Programme is rapidly evolving to give the students an opportunity to learn and develop in a friendly, caring and professional environment from which to launch themselves into the responsibilities of a working life with confidence and competence.

Aims of the Programme

The purpose of the Diploma in Dental Technology programme is to produce caring, knowledgeable, competent and skillful graduates who are able, on qualification:

  1. to demonstrate subject knowledge and understanding and demonstrate the clinical skills and competencies to enable them to practice dental technology.
  2. to accept professional responsibility for their role in the effective and safe care of patients.
  3. to recognize their obligation to practice in the best interests of patients at all times.
  4. to develop a questioning, scientific, and self-critical approach to the practice of dentistry.
  5. to foster the intellectual skills required for future personal and professional development.
  6. to be able to work effectively as part of the dental team.


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