Bachelor of Dental Surgery (IHCAP)

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (IHCAP)

The Indigenous Health Careers Access Program (IHCAP) is designed to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student success in pursuing a health career. This program is the only one of its kind in Australia and provides a free one-month orientation course where you will complete the subject English for Academic Purposes.

IHCAP then continues to provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to better cope with the demands of university study.

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery encompasses all aspects of dental practice, with a special focus on tropical and rural populations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Basic sciences are integrated with dental clinical sciences and preventive oral health strategies.

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (IHCAP) requires you to complete 132 credit points. This will take 6 years if you study full time.

To view your course structure and plan your subjects, refer to the Course and Subject Handbook.

Contact your Divisional Enrolment Team if you are studying part time or have applied for credit for previous study - your study plan will be different.