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Forensic Odontology
Graduate Diploma of Forensic Odontology
Graduate Diploma of Forensic Odontology

Graduate Diploma of Forensic Odontology

  • ID:UWA610092
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Month:$3,275.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$5,090.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$3,275.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$5,090.00
Estimated Total/program:
$50,190.00
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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

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

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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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.

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