Short Cycle Programmes    (Associate's Degree)
Pre-Bachelor - Vocational School of Health Services - Dental Prosthetics Technology
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
Marmara University Department of Dental Technology has been established in 1984 - 1985 and belonged to Marmara University Vocational School of Health Related Professions İstanbul Türkiye in 1990-1991
Qualification Awarded
Dental Techician
Specific Admission Requirements
Placement with national university exam or direkt transfer from health related high school programme.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Formal.Students may be exempt from some courses according to certain regulations and approved by the administrive board of related vocational school
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must have , 120 ECTS and 2.00 cumulative grade point avarege in 4 semestre to graduate in this programme .
Profile of The Programme
In this education program,dental technician who is the the land reeve of the dentist is educated .Graduate technicians cooperates with dentists to produce dental prosthesis for patiens in their own dental technician laboratories.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates can have their own private dental prosthesis laboratory or official /private hospitals dental prosthesis section .They can work as a technician at faculty of dentistry, department of prosthodonty or orthodontics.
Access to Further Studies
Graduate students who can success DGS(Dikey Geçiş Sınavı) examination can follow the licence program.One of the other way to follow the further studies is to give official university examination (OSYM).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are mid-term and final exams for students who attend lectures regularly in a mid-term during the academic year. A student’s academic performance is determined at the end of each semester by computing 40% of the average of mid-term exams and 60% of the final exam. A student must attend 70% of lectures at least. Norm referenced criteria is used in assesment and evaluation.
Graduation Requirements
This degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all courses and have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00/4.00. Students must have obtained 78 credits and 120 ECTS during 4 semesters for graduation.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Assoc.Prof.Dr.Gülden Sınmazışık.Marmara Üniversity,Vocational School of Health Related Professions.Department of Dental Technology.Nişantaşı Campus.Büyük Çiftlik Sokak, No:6/1 888 Şişli-İSTANBUL Phone: 00(90) 0212 2342526
Facilities
There are two laboratories used for theoretical lectures and practis, and one laboratory used for plaster works . One Associated Professor, one Assistant Professor, one Academic Universty Lecturer , one Research Assistand and one Dental Technician works in this department.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 To act in accordance with professional and moral values fitting to our national history.
2 Ability to use fundamental medical and dental theoretical knowledge gained whilst preparing prosthesis.
3 Gain ability instrumentation of dental laboratory machines and equipments.
4 To keep abreast of and to implement the technological developments required for the prosthesis laboratory in the field of dentistry.
5 To establish contact with and to work as a group with dentists at the prosthesis-making stage.
6 Ability to organise work and to ensure the appropriate disinfection and sterilization of working environment.
7 Ability to prepare fixed and removable prosthesis in accordance with aesthetic, hygiene and biomechanic principles.
8 To possess the knowledge and skill in the preparation of prosthesis, in accordance with chewing function and occlusion principles.
9 Ability to prepare metal supported porcelain and entirely porcelain restorations.
10 Ability to prepare implant assisted dentures and retainer prosthesis.
11 Ability to prepare orthodontic apparatus.
12 Ability to prepare maxillo-facial prosthesis.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA121 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 DPR103 Work Organisation Compulsory 2 0 2
3 DPR111 Head and Neck Anatomy Compulsory 2 0 4
4 DPR133 Physiology of Mastication Compulsory 2 0 2
5 DPR143 Tooth Morphology Compulsory 3 6 11
6 DPR231 Orthodontics I Compulsory 2 2 5
7 TRD121 Turkish Language I Compulsory 2 0 2
8 YDZx121 Foreign Language I Elective 2 0 2
Total 17 8 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA122 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 DPR116 Removable Prosthesis I Compulsory 3 4 9
3 DPR126 Fixed Prosthesis I Compulsory 2 4 6
4 DPR230 Articulators and Face Bows Compulsory 2 0 5
5 DPR232 Orthodontics II Compulsory 2 2 4
6 TRD122 Turkish Language II Compulsory 2 0 2
7 YDZx122 Foreign Language II Elective 2 0 2
Total 15 10 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 DPR201 Technical Applications of Fixed Prosthesis Compulsory 3 4 8
2 DPR203 Porcelain Prosthesis I Compulsory 3 4 7
3 DPR215 Removable Prosthesis II Compulsory 3 4 5
4 DPR-S1,2 Elective - 1-2 Elective 4 0 10
Total 13 12 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 DPR204 Porcelain Prosthesis II Compulsory 3 6 7
2 DPR216 Removable Prosthesis III Compulsory 2 4 7
3 DPR226 Fixed Prosthesis II Compulsory 2 4 6
4 DPR-SS3,4 Elective - 3-4 Elective 4 0 10
Total 11 14 30
Elective
1 . Semester > YDZx121 Foreign Language I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDZA121 German I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 YDZF121 French I Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDZI121 English I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 . Semester > YDZx122 Foreign Language II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDZA122 German II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 YDZF122 French II Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDZI122 English II Compulsory 2 0 2
3 . Semester > DPR-S1,2 Elective - 1-2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 DPR251 Precision Attachments Compulsory 2 0 5
2 DPR253 Advanced Porcelain Techniques Compulsory 2 0 5
3 DPR255 Geriatric Prosthodonty Compulsory 2 0 5
4 . Semester > DPR-SS3,4 Elective - 3-4
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 DPR252 Maxillo-Facial Prosthesis Compulsory 1 2 5
2 DPR254 Implant Prosthesis Compulsory 2 0 5
3 DPR256 Disinfection and Sterilization in Dental Laboratory Compulsory 2 0 5

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