3 years full-time
$10,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee
The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.
Prior OP students: Applicants who graduated with an OP in or before 2019 can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) for an ATAR statement. For more information visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar.
The Bachelor of Dental Health Science is a quota-managed program as there are a limited number of places available to ensure sufficient resources are available to support the students.
Selection for entry to the Bachelor of Dental Health Science comprises of three essential components:
Each of the three components above have a minimum threshold that must be met. Once all three weighted components are completed, scores will be combined and candidates will be ranked on their overall score. Completion of all components may not result in an applicant receiving an admission offer.
Note: Applications for 2023 entry close on the 30th of September 2022.
Griffith University Rural Priority Access Scheme
A proportion of the Griffith University Dental Science intake will be required to be from a rural background (MM 2-7). Therefore, applicants who meet these criteria will be given priority access to Griffith University Bachelor of Dental Health Science.
Griffith students may not apply for the Bachelor of Dental Health Science program by submitting an internal transfer.
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.
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.
After this date, no new applicants can apply, but existing applicants can reorder this preference.
This degree is excluded from the Guaranteed Admission Scheme.
Selection for admission to the Bachelor of Dental Health Science degree is made on the basis the combined weighted score of the following three essential components:
Further information for Queensland students completing an ATAR can be found here.
Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
Applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander should email firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding First Peoples Selection and Admissions Guidelines for Griffith Health Programs.
Note: 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.
A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website. The Rank profile is located on the Student Profile tab.
Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email. For QTAC applicants this is inline with the offer response date in your offer email, however Griffith accepts close of business that day - 5pm (AEST). Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies to all applicants irrespective of how you applied and/or whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and are subject to available places.
*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted
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 this program are as follows:
English test results must be no more than two years old.
The Direct Entry Program (DEP) pathway is not accepted for this program.
The above requirements are HIGHER than the requirements stipulated in University policy. Applicants should refer to the following policy for further information:
The requirement to demonstrate an IELTS (Academic) of 7.0 or an equivalent level of proficiency in English will apply to all International students with the exception of those students who are admitted via one of the following English admission pathways which are exempt from the completion of the English language enhancement course:
3 years full-time
English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)
One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C)
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.
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.