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)

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

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

How to apply

Admission requirements

The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.

This program is quota managed for which there is a limited number of places available to ensure that sufficient resources are available to support the students. Meeting the admission requirements for this program may not result in an applicant receiving an admission offer.

Admission to the Bachelor of Dental Health Science (for Domestic students) will be determined by the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement in Year 12 or equivalent.
Griffith University Rural Priority Access Scheme

A proportion of the Griffith University Dental Science intake will be required to be from a rural background (RA2-5). Therefore, applicants who meet these criteria will be given priority access to Griffith University Bachelor of Dental Health Science.

Applicants are not permitted to defer an offer. Should you be unable to accept an offer, you must re-apply for entry in the following year.

Griffith students may not apply for the Bachelor of Dental Health Science program by submitting an internal transfer.

QTAC application information from 2021
Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).
Assumed knowledge: One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C).

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

Trimester 1-2020 applications close on 27 December 2019.

A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website. The OP/Rank profile is located on the Admissions criteria tab.

OP 1 to 6 Guarantee

This program is excluded from the OP 1 to 6 Guarantee.

Selection for admission to an undergraduate degree is made on the basis of academic merit.

Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available. The minimum requirement for eligibility for admission is completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement.

Prerequisites for admission may be specified in terms of levels of achievement in particular Year 12 subjects. Prerequisite conditions may be satisfied by other study or experience which is considered to be equivalent to the Year 12 prerequisites. More information is available on the Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge website.

Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Domestic applicants from NSW and ACT should apply for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).


Language requirements

English language requirements apply to applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 7.0
  • OR the Occupational English Test (OET) with a minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking)
  • OR the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 65 with no score less than 58
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 94 (no score less than 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing and 23 for speaking).

English test results must be no more than two years old.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) pathway is not accepted for this program.

Applicants should refer to the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy (and Schedule A) for further information.

QTAC application information

Bachelor of Dental Health Science - Gold Coast (Trimester 1-2020 applications close on 13 December 2019)
OP *
1
Rank *
99
QTAC code

233812

Duration

3 years full-time

Prerequisites

English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

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

* The above score and ranks are from the 2019 admissions round and represent the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made. Selection ranks can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only. Applicants with VET qualifications may not be offered a place if the lowest selection rank is higher than the equivalent rank for the VET qualification. Quotas may apply to this program.

UAC application information (for NSW and ACT applicants)

Bachelor of Dental Health Science - Gold Coast (Trimester 1-2020 applications close on 13 December 2019)
ATAR *
99.80
UAC code

283310

Duration

3 years full-time

Prerequisites

Any two units of English (Band 2)

Assumed knowledge

One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics

* The above score and ranks are from the 2019 admissions round and represent the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made. Selection ranks can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only. Applicants with VET qualifications may not be offered a place if the lowest selection rank is higher than the equivalent rank for the VET qualification. Quotas may apply to this program.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.

Additional credit information

Students may apply for credit in accordance with the University's Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy.

Up to 60 credit points of credit towards the Bachelor of Dental Health Science may be available to applicants who have a medical degree (MBBS or equivalent). Students receiving credit will be required to take account of their credit when selecting courses in which to enrol.