1 year full-time
$60,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee
If you are a general Dental practitioner and want to develop the necessary competence to safely and effectively undertake advanced general practice treatments, this program will meet your needs.
This program is offered with the following majors:
This program is offered full-time and part-time at the Gold Coast campus.
The program is tailored to the needs of practising dentists and is designed to upskill general dentists in their chosen major. Over the period of study it will combine face-to-face seminars, pre-clinical training, lectures, supervised clinical practice, mentoring and finish with a research project.
Face-to-face seminars, pre-clinical training and supervised clinical training will require on-campus attendance at Griffith University. Due to the need for students to develop complex clinical and technical skills throughout this program, and the flexible mode of delivery, courses may extend beyond the standard teaching trimester (that is, commencing earlier and extending later than the standard teaching trimester). Exact dates over which these extended courses will run will be published on a trimester-by-trimester basis in the Academic Calendar.
The program aims to directly benefit practitioners by enabling the immediate transfer of the developed competencies into clinical practice as the student advances through the program. In addition, the student will be encouraged to document and share experiences from his/her practice.
Leave of absence
Students will require approval from the Head of School or nominee to take a leave of absence. Students who wish to take leave of absence may do so for no more than one year. Leave of absence is not encouraged or recommended in this program. However, extenuating circumstances will be considered.
A student who has discontinued enrolment in a Dentistry and Oral Health program and who is not on an approved leave of absence is required to seek approval for readmission to the program from the Head, School of Dentistry and Oral Health or nominee. Readmission to a Dentistry and Oral Health program is not guaranteed and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the School of Dentistry and Oral Health for further details.
Students who are returning to the program after an approved leave of absence will be required to successfully complete Clinical Skills Competency requirements before continuing with their program. Students who do not successfully complete these requirements will not be eligible to continue their program. Successful completion of these requirements will ensure students remain competent in their practical skills and are well prepared to continue with the program.
If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
You will be able to deliver quality services within general dental practice. You may also continue towards a research degree.
Applicants are advised that the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) requires Dentists to demonstrate English language skills that are suitable for registration. Further information is available on the AHPRA website.
An International student is one who is not:
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||FEE BAND 60.0||$750.00||$60,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 59.0||$737.50||$59,000.00|
If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.
If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.
The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.
If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.
If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.