Bachelor of Oral Health
CQUniversity - Rockhampton

Course outline

This course equips students with the skills and knowledge to practise as an Oral Health Therapist. Students will develop skills to effectively perform preventive and operative dentistry for patients and provide specialist dental practices. In addition, the education and training will provide students with underpinning industry knowledge so they can educate and promote oral health in small group and community settings. The course has a strong focus on work-integrated learning in pre-clinical and clinical settings such as the purpose-fit oral health laboratory and dental clinic at CQUniversity Rockhampton. During the course, students will benefit from learning alongside students in other health courses in facilities such as CQUniversity’s Allied Health Clinic. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Oral Health.


This course has strict enrolment requirements. Successful applicants must accept the offer and enrol in units with CQU by the date stated on the offer letter. If you fail to do so, or if you withdraw from your units within this course, your offer will be revoked. This requirement applies irrespective of whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally in your QTAC application.

Other requirements

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 1000 hours of clinical placement. The Bachelor of Oral Health course involves extensive training in a clinical environment, initially using simulator technologies before progressing to full-time clinical placements in an oral health environment. Students should be prepared in their final year of study to spend four days per week in full-time clinical placements as part of the course requirements. Students must comply with and meet the Inherent Requirements for the Bachelor of Oral Health course. The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory to be eligible to attend a work-integrated-learning placement for this course.  For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for this course close on Friday, 6 December 2024.

Recommended study
General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Oral Health Therapist in general and specialist dental practices within Australia.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$12248 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time

Rockhampton & surrounds