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Oral Health Therapy, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
Promote oral health in the community and provide a range of clinical dental services, including fillings and simple extractions for children, dental radiography, and scaling and cleaning.


The course starts with a study of preventive dentistry and oral health therapy techniques, together with relevant health, research and communication units that form part of your interprofessional first year.

In your second and third years, you will further develop your knowledge and your studies will combine theory, practical sessions and clinical practice. Clinical practice starts in your second year and continues throughout your third year.

Oral Health Therapy students undertake over 750 hours of clinical training during the course.

Places in this program are limited. Selection is based on a combination of academic performance and interview. Interviews can be completed by distance if required and are normally held in December and early January.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations for Professional Health Practice
  • Human Structure and Function
  • Evidence Informed Health Practice
  • Foundations of Oral Health Therapy 1
  • Foundations of Biomedical Science
  • Integrated Systems Anatomy and Physiology
  • Indigenous Cultures and Health Behaviours

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent
  • English Language proficiency

For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    37600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9920 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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