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.
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.
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.
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- Dental Research Methodology
- Oral and Maxillofacial Radiography and Radiology
- Oral Medicine
- Oral Pathology
- Paediatric Dentistry
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Dentistry
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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;
- passed the Primary Examination for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA;
- current registration as a dentist in Australia.
Applicants must be eligible and remain registered for the duration of the course.
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National42500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 127500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.