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Penang International Dental College (PIDC)

Pioneer private dental college in Malaysia with a strong foundation in dental healthcare
Top-notch clinical training with the largest on-site dental clinic in a private dental school
Fully accredited by MQA and recognised by the Malaysian Dental Council


About Penang International Dental College (PIDC)

Penang International Dental College (PIDC) is a private college that was established in 2006. With over 15 years of experience as one of the pioneer private dental colleges in Malaysia, PIDC offers a unique learning experience with a benchmark curriculum delivered by greatly experienced academicians and clinicians.

Located in Butterworth, Penang, PIDC offers the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) programme that’s accredited by MQA and recognised by the Malaysian Dental Council. The programme pathway allows you to pursue your first 2 years of clinical studies at Saujana Putra Campus, MAHSA University, and final 3 years of clinical training at PIDC Campus in Penang. The institution also offers a Foundation in Science programme that’s specifically crafted to prepare you for the DDS programme.

As a full-fledged dental college, PIDC has the largest on-site dental clinic in a private dental school. The clinic receives a good patient flow, allowing you to have ample clinical exposure.

With strong academic and clinical training standards, 27 batches of students have enrolled in PIDC’s dentistry programme, resulting in over 700 dental graduates, many of whom are working with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Defence, as well as in private clinical practice. To boot, PIDC dental graduates are also making their mark overseas by pursuing postgraduate training in the UK, Australia and Hong Kong.

PIDC Ranking & Reputation

PIDC has been recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education as a MyQUEST 4-Star institution (Tier 4: Competitive).


Why Study at PIDC

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Established Dental School

Pioneer private dental college in Malaysia with over 15 years of experience in dental health education and awarded MyQUEST 4-Star rating.

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Top-Notch Clinical Training

Largest on-campus dental clinic in a private dental school, allowing you to have ample clinical exposure.

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Recognised Programmes

Fully accredited by MQA and recognised by the Malaysian Dental Council.

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Affordable Fees

Quality education at affordable fees with up to RM2 million worth of bursaries available.


Campus Location

PIDC is located in the city centre of Butterworth, Penang and can be easily accessed through major highways and other forms of public transport.

A unique feature of the PIDC campus is the strategic location that sits right by the Penang bridge, with scenic views of the sea. You can access Penang island directly through the various modes of transport such as ferry and buses that are available near the campus.


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Programmes Offered

PIDC offers a fully accredited Doctor of Dental Surgery that’s recognised by the Malaysian Dental Council. It also offers a Foundation in Science programme as a pathway to its dentistry degree.

  • Foundation in Science
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

PIDC Scholarships

Here are some of the scholarships offered by PIDC.

Name of ScholarshipStudy AreaKey HighlightsDeadline
PIDC-MAHSA Foundation in Science ScholarshipFoundation- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver
- Minimum 6As in SPM

Always open
PIDC Dentistry Degree ScholarshipDegree- Up to RM30,000 fee waiverOctober

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