Bachelor of Oral Health

Bachelor of Oral Health

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 5 September
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: A$125
Full-time
Intakes: April
International tuition: A$46,500
Domestic tuition: A$10,958

Program overview

Why study oral health here? Clinical experience – during your three years, you’ll participate in clinical placements offered at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Sydney Dental Hospital, Nepean Dental Health Clinic and other Local Health District dental hospitals. Facilities – you’ll have access to the latest technology, facilities and teaching laboratories. From your first week, you’ll spend time in the simulation clinic, becoming familiar with the anatomy of the oral cavity, the instruments and patient positioning. In second semester, you’ll get the opportunity to look into one another's mouths and, by the second year, will be treating patients in public dental health clinics. World-class teachers – you’ll learn from internationally-renowned dental professionals, who are some of the most highly respected academics in Australia and the world. Rural or regional placement – giving you a broader insight into oral health in the community. Qualification – the Bachelor of Oral Health is fully accredited by the Australian Dental Council. Our graduates are eligible for registration with the Dental Board of Australia and are licensed with the Environmental Protection Authority to use diagnostic radiation. Upon registration, you will be able to practise as an oral health therapist, providing preventive, dental hygiene and restorative treatment services to patients of all ages across the public and private sectors throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT
  • TOEFL PBT
Admission to this course is on the basis of the following criteria: a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses. (Lowest ATAR to be considered: 83 for domestic applicants; 80 for international applicants) Satisfactory performance in a series of Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) - see below for more information. English language requirements where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English.

Career opportunities

Oral health therapists are an integral part of the dental team, providing preventative dental services to patients of all ages in both the public and private sector. Career opportunities include: school and community dental services hospitals residential care settings general private practice specialist private practice research education oral health promotion.

Campus location

Sydney , Australia

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