To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:
(a)(i) a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Dental Medicine, or an equivalent qualification that allows dentistry practise, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(b)(i) a Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Health, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(c)(i) a Graduate Diploma in Dental Public and Primary Health of this University; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent
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).
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
6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
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.
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.
This is an appropriate course of study if you’d like to pursue a career in dental public and primary health. It fosters the development of critical analysis and research competence, along with the advanced set of knowledge and skills in dental public health that is required by the specialist in that field.