Bachelor of Dental Technology

Program code

1574

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$33,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

094387J

Offered in

Trimester 1

Prerequisites

  • English

Assumed knowledge

  • One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths B

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor of Dental Technology (BDentTech), you must successfully complete 240 credit points as specified in the course list.

Placement requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • a recognised first aid certificate with CPR (at your own expense) by the end of the first trimester in Year 1 - certificates that expire during the program must be renewed;
  • 2 weeks (80 hours) work experience independent of the laboratory practice completed on site within the school - the work experience must be approved by the school and can commence from Year 1/Trimester 2 and must be completed by Year 3/Trimester 2.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The following courses within the program are designated for the purposes of exclusion. The Dean and Head of School will carefully monitor any instances of exclusion. The designated courses are as follows:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1101DOH Laboratory Practicum 1  20
Tri 1 2204DOH Laboratory Practicum 2  20
Tri 2 2205DOH Laboratory Practicum 3  30
Tri 1 3032DOH Laboratory Practicum 4  30

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

All undergraduate International students are required to complete an English Language Enhancement (ELE) course unless specific criteria are met as specified in Section 1.2 of the Bachelor Degree Policy - Schedule 1: Requirement to Complete the English Language Enhancement Course.

The following course must be completed in the first trimester of study:

Advice regarding the requirement to complete the ELE course is available via the myGriffith portal (in the To Do List).

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1011DOH Introduction to Dental Technology  15
Tri 1 1006MSC Foundational Anatomy and Physiology  10
Tri 1 1018DOH Applied Oral Biology 1  5
Tri 1 1506LHS Fundamentals of Communication  10
OR
Tri 1 5902LHS Language and Communication for Health (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 1019DOH Applied Oral Biology 2  10
Tri 2 1101DOH Laboratory Practicum 1  20
Tri 2 1201DOH Prosthetic Technology 1  10

Note 1: Students required to undertake 5902LHS will complete the course in their first trimester in place of 1506LHS.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3121MED First Peoples Health and Practice  10
Tri 1 2202DOH Prosthetic Technology 2  10
Tri 1 2204DOH Laboratory Practicum 2  20
Tri 2 2203DOH Prosthetic Technology 3  10
Tri 2 2205DOH Laboratory Practicum 3  30

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3031DOH Prosthetic Technology 4  10
Tri 1 3032DOH Laboratory Practicum 4  30
Tri 2 3008AHS Health Practice Management  10
Tri 2 3029DOH Professional Practice  20
Tri 2 3023DOH Research Development  10