Bachelor of Oral Health - Therapy/Hygiene

Charles Sturt University

The Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) qualifies you to work as an oral health therapist in Australia. As a graduate, you will help combat the national chronic shortage of oral health professionals, while also making a valuable contribution to health of your local community. Oral health practitioners are skilled clinicians who examine and treat diseases of periodontal tissues and teeth. They perform routine restorative and periodontal care with a primary focus on early diagnosis and treatment. Their role includes the promotion of positive oral health and preventive dental practices in the community. Graduates are able to provide hygiene treatment to individuals of all ages and dental therapy care to children and young adults (up to age 26). Graduates are also eligible for registration in New Zealand.

Course Fee:


International: $108,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent

Structure:

192 points (contains 8 and 12 point subjects)

Subjects you can Study:

Oral hygiene; Oral therapy

Study Pathways:

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to commencement of the course.

Recognition:

This course is accredited by the Australian Dental Council and graduates are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wagga Wagga 61.5 No Full time 3 years

We believe everyone offers something unique. At Charles Sturt University, you become part of something bigger: you join a connected community from across the globe that is committed to changing things for the better.

We want to help you find your purpose so you can make a difference. Jump into the real world with our professional accredited courses that will give you the skills you’ll need.

Whether you’re taking your first step after school, coming to uni for the first time after some time working, returning to enhance your qualifications or undertake research, we’ll have the course to help you push the boundaries and make an impact. 

Our academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry so when you graduate, you’ll already have a wide network of industry contacts who can help you kickstart your career. We also make hands-on learning a central part of your study, so you learn by doing. Your lecturers will know your name and you can learn however suits you best — on campus, online or a combination of the two. There’s support whenever you need it and scholarships to help make it happen. 

It all adds up to Charles Sturt University being Australia's number one university for graduate employment.* That’s right; more of our grads get jobs — and well-paying ones at that — faster than grads from any other Australian uni. Because with a Charles Sturt University degree under your belt, you’re ready to make a difference in your industry and community from day one.

So, together, let’s create a world worth living in.

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*QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019

 

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