Bachelor of Oral Health - Therapy/Hygiene

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

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.

Structure

192 points (contains 8 and 12 point subjects)

Subjects

  • Oral hygiene
  • Oral therapy

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Recognition

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

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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Wagga Wagga International: $108,000
  • ATAR: 62
No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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