Why study dentistry at Griffith Dental School?

Griffith Dental School offers a comprehensive range of dentistry and oral health degrees which are known for their innovation and practical relevance.

The Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science offers a new, innovative curriculum where you will receive real clinical exposure from your first year of study, and you will work alongside oral health professionals who are world experts in their field.

Griffith Dental School
Inside the Griffith University Dental School

Hands-on experience

Griffith dentistry students will gain extensive practical experience as you work under and alongside qualified oral health professionals in the university’s modern dental clinic and commercial laboratory. From the first year of study, students will have the opportunity to undertake placements in a range of settings including state schools, rural and remote areas, Indigenous communities and aged care facilities, allowing them to apply learned skills and develop valuable contacts.

You can make a difference to the health of individuals and the community. Working in an oral health team with your fellow students (dental, oral health therapy and dental technology students), you will have the opportunity to undertake a research project that identifies an oral health issue and identify solutions. Previous students have undertaken projects which have taken them to far North Queensland and Vanuatu, where their research and identified solutions are improving the oral health of these communities.

Cutting-edge facilities

The new $150-million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre on the Gold Coast campus co-located with the new Gold Coast Hospital. The Griffith Health Centre provides a world-class clinical laboratory, and associated teaching and research facilities.

The new health centre also houses Medicine, Oral Health and Dentistry, Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Nursing, Pharmacy and Medical Science.

Studying dentistry at Griffith Dental School

Completing a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Griffith Dental School’s two-year Graduate Diploma of Dentistry program provides the education and skills you need to apply for registration as a dentist.

The Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science offers a new, innovative curriculum where students will receive real clinical exposure from the first year of study, and will work alongside oral health professionals who are world experts in their field.

Program: Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science/Graduate Diploma of Dentistry
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Semester Intake: February
Program Duration: 5 years
Application Deadline: September 30, 2015

Entry Requirements for the Griffith University Dentistry Program

To be eligible to apply to Griffith University Dental School’s Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science, applicants must have
  • academic achievement in year 12 or equivalent with one of biological science, chemistry, physics, or maths B;
  • demonstration of English proficiency.

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