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

$56,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements

7.0

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

094385M

Commencing in

Trimester 1

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)

How to apply

Admission requirements

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

  • Academic achievement in Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Demonstration of English proficiency.

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

Academic entry requirements (by country)

Academic entry requirements apply to International applicants for this program. You can view the academic entry requirements for this program here.

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

An International student is a person who is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian visa.

This program is available to International students for study in Australia at Griffith University.

International students applying to study on-campus in Australia will require a student visa or another type of visa which does not preclude them from studying in Australia.

You can apply for admission online (where you will be required to upload your supporting documentation and pay an AUD$50 non-refundable fee) OR via a Griffith University registered agent.

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.

Extra information

Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available.

Application process for 2023

All applications must be received by Griffith International before Friday, 23 September 2022 to be considered for entry into this program in 2023 and must include English language test results (if required).

Offers will be made to successful applicants by Griffith International in late October 2022.

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 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 65
  • 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.

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:

  • Satisfactory completion of one of the qualifications specified in the following schedule:
  • Satisfactory completion within the past five years of at least two years full-time equivalent of post-secondary, higher education sector accredited associate degree or degree level study or equivalent in a country specified in the above Schedule A in which the language of instruction and assessment/examination for the entire two years was in English.
  • Satisfactory completion within the past five years (from Canada [excluding Quebec], New Zealand, Australia, Republic of Ireland, United States or United Kingdom) of senior secondary, post-secondary, higher education sector accredited associate degree or degree level study or equivalent for at least two years full-time equivalent.

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.