Study cover for Clinical Dentistry
Doctorate On Campus

Clinical Dentistry

The University of Western Australia

36 months
Duration
42500 AUD/year
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About

The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry from The University of Western Australia is a three-year, full-time specialist training program for qualified dentists accredited by the Australian Dental Council for specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Programs are offered in the following specialist areas (Endodontics, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry) and taught by experienced specialists in their field, subject to availability of places each year in a beginning of year or mid-year intake. Programs in Oral Pathology and Dentomaxillofacial Radiology will be offered subject to accreditation by the Australian Dental Council. 

On completion of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry from The University of Western Australia you'll be eligible for registration as a dental specialist with appropriate registration bodies in Australia and New Zealand. Our clinics and laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art digital technologies including CBCT, CADCAM and 3dMD in addition to rotary endodontics and surgical microscopes and the latest research infrastructure.

About The Course

The DClinDent is a degree by coursework and includes a supervised research project and report. Coursework covers topics in biostatistics, research methodology, oral and maxillofacial radiography and radiology, practical aspects of specialist dentistry and discipline-oriented research. The program involves didactic teaching, weekly seminars, journal clubs and clinics combined with a supervised research project. Interdisciplinary teaching and research opportunities are available. The research methodology and the research project are worth 25 per cent of the degree.

Career Pathways

Graduates are eligible for registration as specialists in the appropriate discipline with the relevant registration authorities in Australia and New Zealand in their chosen field, provided they are eligible for registration as a dentist. The course consists of didactic work, clinical practice, laboratory and research work.

Accreditation

The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry is accredited by the Australian Dental Council (ADC). Graduates are eligible for registration to practice as a specialist dentist in their chosen specialty in Australia and New Zealand.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dental Research Methodology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiography and Radiology
  • Biostatistics 
Specializations available:
  • Endodontics
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Pathology
  • Orthodontics
  • Paediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics 
  • Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 36 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
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    Credits

    144 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    CRICOS CODE: 068911K

    To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

    • a Bachelor of Dental Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 

    and

    • passed the Primary Examination for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA; 

    and

    • current registration as a dentist in Australia.

    Applicants must be eligible and remain registered for the duration of the course.

    Tuition Fee

    • National

      42500 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 127500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

    Funding

    Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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    Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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