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Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology
Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology

Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology

  • ID:UWA610092
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

(a) a Bachelor of Dental Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;


(b) at least two years of experience in the practice of general dentistry.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

Graduates of this course are skilled in dealing independently with all routine forensic odontological casework; the efficient referral of cases of special difficulty outside or beyond their expertise; functioning under supervision as a member of a Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team; the independent preparation of evidence for presentation to courts of law; and being aware of their own need for further education in forensic odontology.


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Course structure details


Take all units (48 points):

  • DENT5649 Basic Dental Science (6)

  • DENT5651 Applied Dental Science (6)

  • DENT5653 Forensic Medicine (6)

  • DENT5654 Forensic Pathology (6)

  • DENT5656 Special Research Project Part 1 (6)

  • DENT5657 The Law (6)

  • DENT5658 Law Enforcement (6)

  • DENT5660 Special Research Project Part 2 (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.

  • Forensic Scientist.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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