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Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career as a qualified dentist, with the latest knowledge and skills to prevent, diagnose and treat oral diseases and abnormalities.Select where you studied and your qualification to see the minimum entry score you need to be considered for this program.Use the...

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
5 years full-time
Course Code
2367, 082620D
Intake Months
International Fees
$73,936 per year / $369,680 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) educates the next generation of dental professionals at the UQ Oral Health Centre - the most advanced tertiary oral health facility in Australia.

Join one of Australia's most respected dental schools and benefit from smaller cohorts with dedicated specialist teachers. You'll learn the science and acquire the technical skills to care for patients, and prevent, diagnose and treat oral diseases and abnormalities.

You'll develop in-depth knowledge of general practice dentistry, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, oral medicine, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and public health. You'll also gain the experience needed to provide quality oral healthcare to make a genuine difference to the lives of others.

Study locations


St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Begin building your clinical skills from your first semester in our simulation clinics and labs.
  • Move into clinics treating patients in your second year as part of our oral health alliance with the Metro North Hospital and Health Service.
  • Undertake a 39-week placement in your final year at various dental clinics throughout Queensland.

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Dentist
  • Oral health therapist
  • Community health officer
  • Clinical dentist