Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

This program educates the next generation of dental professionals at the Oral Health Centre, a $138 million state-of-the-art tertiary oral health facility in Australia.With a focus on smaller cohorts and dedicated and specialist teachers, you will not only learn the science and acquire the technical skills to care for patients and prevent, diagnose, treat oral diseases and abnormalities, but also master the technical skills and knowledge needed to provide quality oral healthcare and make a genuine difference to the lives of others.This program ensures graduates will be workforce ready. You will commence learning in a simulated environment from your first semester and develop knowledge which provide the clinical and biomedical foundations relevant to dentistry. You will gain in depth theoretical knowledge and complete practical placements in a variety of clinical settings with the possibility of a clinical placement in Government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service clinics throughout Queensland or interstate.


80 Units

Standard entry requirements

  • Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C) (Biology also recommended), and UCAT (domestic* only). View how UQ applies the UCAT scores under the section 'Applicants with the same entry score' at* applicants that apply via the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander admissions pathway ( are not required to sit UCAT.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Herston Domestic: $48,550
International: $369,680
  • ATAR: 99.95
  • Full-time : 5 years
St Lucia Domestic: $48,550
International: $369,680
  • ATAR: 99.95
  • Full-time : 5 years

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