48 months
85800 AUD/year
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The Doctor of Dental Medicine course from The University of Western Australia consists of a total of 32 units within modularised streams covering comprehensive clinical care, Developmental & Behavioural Sciences, Diagnostic & Surgical Sciences, Restorative & Rehabilitative Sciences. 

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DMD core modules cover fundamental dental and medical sciences. DMD clinical practice modules cover clinical dental sciences, including patient care, preventative and conservative dentistry, restorative dentistry and child and adolescent dental health. You'll have early clinical exposure with dental immersion activities on introductory concepts in clinical dentistry, pre clinical exercises including dental simulation from first year. In your third year you'll actively engage in a research project. In your final year, you'll undertake quasi-independent but supervised practice, which takes place inside and outside of the School with compulsory rural and private practice rotations.

The school is equipped with a state-of-the-art digital radiology suite. The centralised production lab is fully equipped with Computer Aided Design (CAD)/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) facilities and dedicated high spec computers in a Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) for students to undertake CA/CAM design. The VLC has full functional digital radiology and virtual microscopy facilitates.

Career Pathways 

Following completion of this Doctor of Dental Medicine course from The University of Western Australia , graduates will be able to register with the Dental Board of Australia as a dentist and enter the profession immediately. Students may pursue careers in private or public practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integrated Dental Sciences Remediation Unit 
  • Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences
  • Developmental and behavioural sciences   
  • Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 089787B   

  • You are an international school leaver if you have recently completed Yr 12 studies or equivalent and are not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    85800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 343200 AUD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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