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Bachelor of Dental Technology/Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

Dental prosthetists work independently with clinical patients to diagnose and treat them when they require removable partial or full dentures. This double degree is ideal for those interested in developing practical skills in design combined with diagnostic and technical skills. With this degree, you’ll graduate with two qualifications and be able to work as both a dental technician and a dental prosthetist. Because the two degrees share the same subjects in their first two years, you can be finished in just four years full-time study. And with dual accreditation, there’s more opportunity for specialisation and employability. The first three years will be spent developing highly specialised hand skills, finishing with a professional practice course where students work alongside dentistry students on “real-life real-time” patient cases. The final fourth year builds on the previous years with a focus on developing clinical knowledge and skills to diagnose, fabricate, make and fit dentures directly to patients. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Dental Technology/Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics at GU.

Fee notes

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.

Other requirements

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.
Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

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.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith Guaranteed Admission Schemes do not apply to this program.

Assumed knowledge

One of Biology, Chemistry or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
90.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

98.75

90.45

82.70

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

97.75

90.70

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

0

<5*

8

0

0

<5*

17

Percentage of all students

N/P#

0.0%

<5*

47.1%

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

With this qualification graduates may find employment opportunities in the public and private health sectors through government health department clinics and private practice as a dental technician/dental prosthetist or clinical dental technician.

Course Code
233792
Start Date
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Fee
CSP/$11500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Gold Coast
 
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