Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Honours) [End-on]
Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Division of Tropical Health and Medicine
Medicine and Dentistry
Completion of an AQF Level 7 bachelor degree in dentistry from this, or another university, within the previous 5 years; and
achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their undergraduate degree and/or a grade point average of 5.0 in the Level 4 of their undergraduate degree
Current enrolment in Level 5 of the James Cook University Bachelor of Dental Surgery pass degree; and
achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) in each Levels 2, 3 and 4 of their undergraduate degree.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3b – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Students also need to take note that in accordance with the National Registration Board’s requirement, they must hold a valid IELTS (academic module) minimum score of 7.0 in all components within 2 years prior to applying for registration
Additional selection requirements
Application for entry to the program is by approval of the College Dean.
Quota restrictions on the number of honours places available may apply from time to time as determined by the College Dean.
Information published by JCU or otherwise made available to students when applying, may specify additional criteria to be considered in ranking applicants in order of merit if the number of applications exceeds a quota or other limit on the places made available for the course. Information provided by applicants during the application process and any other information obtained by JCU in the application process may be used by JCU to rank applicants in order of merit by reference to those additional criteria.
Post admission requirements
Depending on the area of research and/or professional experience placement activities, students must comply with the relevant mandatory pre-placement requirements of the University and the Host facility. Students must complete all professional experience placement requirements by the prescribed deadlines and maintain currency of these requirements in order to stay admitted in the course.
You will find your course requirements here:
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Additional completion requirements
Students who enrol in Level 5 of the JCU BDS program will be required to complete the requirements of the BDS program before the BDS (Honours) will be awarded.
Course learning outcomes
Following successful completion of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Honours), graduates will be able to:
Students can commence any time within 5 years of completing a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree to the required academic standard at either this or another University.
DS6101:12 Dentistry Honours (Full Time) Part 1 of 2
DS6102:12 Dentistry Honours (Full Time) Part 2 of 2
Students can commence any time after successfully completing Level 4 of the JCU Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree to the required academic standard (study will be concurrent with Level 5 of the JCU Bachelor of Dental Surgery pass degree) or any time within 5 years of completing a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree to the required academic standard at either this or another University.
DS6103:06 Dentistry Honours (Part Time) Part 1 of 4
DS6104:06 Dentistry Honours (Part Time) Part 2 of 4
DS6105:06 Dentistry Honours (Part Time) Part 3 of 4
DS6106:06 Dentistry Honours (Part Time) Part 4 of 4
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Approval to undertake the course part-time will only be given if the applicant can provide evidence that adequate contact with the School can be maintained throughout their studies.
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional Accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY (HONOURS)
This is a joint degree
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable – this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award