Bachelor of Dental Health Science

Program code

1577

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$9,359.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

1

OP 2019

99

Rank 2019 (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

  • One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths B (4SA)

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 Health Science (BDentHSc), you must successfully complete 240 credit points as specified in the course list.

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

All clinical 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 1 1040DOH_Y1 Clinical Dental Practice 1  10
Tri 2 1040DOH_Y2 Clinical Dental Practice 1  10
Tri 1 2040DOH_Y1 Clinical Dental Practice 2  20
Tri 2 2040DOH_Y2 Clinical Dental Practice 2  25
Tri 1 3040DOH_Y1 Clinical Dental Practice 3  40
Tri 2 3040DOH_Y2 Clinical Dental Practice 3  40

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.

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 1001MSC Chemistry of Biological Systems I  10
Tri 1 1016MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems I  10
Tri 1 1014MSC Cells, Tissues and Regulation  10
Tri 1 1040DOH_Y1 Clinical Dental Practice 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 1005MSC Genes and Disease  10
Tri 2 1015MSC Chemistry of Biological Systems II  10
Tri 2 1040DOH_Y2 Clinical Dental Practice 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 2 1017MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems II  10

Note 1: Clinical Dental Practice 1 is a year-long course with the following units: Communication Skills for Oral Health; Oral Biology; Transitioning to University; Haptics Simulation.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2005MSC Biochemistry  10
Tri 1 2040DOH_Y1 Clinical Dental Practice 2 (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1 2015MSC Microbiology for Oral Health  10
Tri 2 2040DOH_Y2 Clinical Dental Practice 2 (see Note 1) 25
Tri 2 2006MED Pathology General  5
Tri 2 2020PHM Pharmacology for Oral Health  10

Note 1: Clinical Dental Practice 2 is a year-long course with the following units: Operative Dentistry; Dental Materials; Radiography and Radiology; Preventive Dentistry and Dental Hygiene; Public Oral Health; Professionalism and Ethics; Clinical Medicine for Oral Health; Introduction to the Clinic.

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3040DOH_Y1 Clinical Dental Practice 3 (see Note 1) 40
Tri 2 3040DOH_Y2 Clinical Dental Practice 3 (see Note 1) 40

Note 1: Clinical Dental Practice 3 is a year-long course with the following units: Clinical Practice; Oral Health Promotion; Advanced Operative Dentistry and Prosthodontics; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Endodontics; Periodontology; Oral Pathology; Oral Medicine; Orthodontics; Paediatric Dentistry.