Study with Australia’s No.2 ranked University for Dentistry and Oral Health. The Bachelor of Dental Health Science is a high-demand program delivered on the Gold Coast in the $150 million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre, providing world-class facilities including a 96-chair dental clinic, commercial dental and clinical skills laboratories. You will learn from extensive hands-on training from the first year of your studies and will study and work alongside registered Dentists and Dental specialists in real life settings including in regional areas. Honours is available with an additional year of study. Graduates can apply for direct admission to the two-year Master of Dentistry, required to obtain registration as a general dental practitioner. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Dental Health Science at GU.
If you are undertaking or considering alternate tertiary studies in order to apply to this program for the following intake, to maximise your rank you may need to complete a minimum of 1 year of full-time equivalent of study. For further information visit upgrading via university studies.
This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.
To gain entry to this degree, you will be required to sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test for Australia and New Zealand (UCAT ANZ). Applicants will be invited to an interview based on their UCAT ANZ score. Visit ucat.edu.au. Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email and is in line with the offer response date in your QTAC offer email. Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies irrespective of whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and reinstatement is subject to available places.
*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted.
This program requires students to undertake clinical placements. Prior to professional placement, students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.
For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.; Interview
QTAC applications for this program close 30 September 2022. After this date, no new applicants can apply, but existing applicants can reorder this preference.
Applicants for this program must sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test ANZ (UCAT ANZ). Registration for the UCAT ANZ opens in March 2022 and closes mid-May 2022. Applicants will be invited to a Mini Multiple Interview (MMI) on the basis of their UCAT ANZ score. The MMI will require students to attend a multi station interview on 24 or 25 November 2022. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander should visit First Peoples Health Pathway for information regarding First Peoples Selection and Admissions Guidelines for Griffith Health Programs. Griffith Guaranteed Admission Schemes do not apply to this program.
One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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As a graduate of this degree and our Master of Dentistry, you’ll be qualified to work as a registered dentist, with opportunities in private practice, hospitals, community dental clinics and the armed services. Further study and research can lead to a career in academic teaching and research or specialty practice.
3 years Full time