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Master of Dentistry
Master of Dentistry

Master of Dentistry

  • ID:GU610189
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • The Master of Dentistry is only open to students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Dental Health Science (1577) or the Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science (1259) program at Griffith.

  • Students who wish to delay entry into the Master of Dentistry may do so for no more than one year. Students who delay entry cannot be guaranteed a place in the Master of Dentistry. Entry will be subject to available dental operatories (dental chairs) and to passing a clinical and written examination.

English Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 7.0

  • OR the Occupational English Test (OET) with a minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

  • OR the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 65 with no score less than 65

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 94 (no score less than 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing and 23 for speaking).

  • English test results must be no more than two years old.

Course Information

This program builds on the technical skills developed in the Bachelor of Dental Health Science and is the final two years of professional training needed for eligibility to apply for registration as a Dentist.

Students will develop theoretical knowledge of dental practice and undertake extensive clinical work in the Griffith Dental Clinic and on placements in various regional clinics.

Students can only enter this program if they have successfully completed the Bachelor of Dental Health Science (or the Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science) at Griffith


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Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Foundations of Research Inquiry - 7001HSV

  • General Dental Practice 2 - 7401DOH_Y1

  • Clinical Dental Sciences 5 - 7402DOH_Y1

  • General Dental Practice 3 - 7403DOH_Y1

  • General Dental Practice 2 - 7401DOH_Y2

  • Clinical Dental Sciences 5 - 7402DOH_Y2

  • General Dental Practice 3 - 7403DOH_Y2

  • Quantitative Research - 6002HLS


  • Qualitative Research - 7018NRS

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Comprehensive Care - 7502DOH_Y1

  • Research Project - 7541DOH_Y1

  • Comprehensive Care - 7502DOH_Y2

  • Research Project - 7541DOH_Y2

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a registered Dentist, you will be in demand in private practice, the public sector including public hospitals, school dental clinics and the armed services. Postgraduate study and research can also lead to a career in academic teaching or specialty practice.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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