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Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Gain a comprehensive education in oral health and healthcare in Australia and train to meet the need for highly-skilled dentists in rural, remote and Indigenous communities.

#1 in Australia

for full-time employment Good Universities Guide 2023, UG Dentistry

#1 in Australia

for median graduate salary Good Universities Guide 2023, UG Dentistry

#1 in Queensland

for learning resources, skills development and student support Good Universities Guide 2023, UG Dentistry

Location

Commencing

  • Cairns: February

Fees

$71,960.00+

+estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible


Fees currently displayed are indicative only. 2023 fees will be uploaded by October, 2022.

Duration

5 years full-time

Entry Requirements

English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C), Chemistry (Units 3/4,C); or equivalent

Recommended Knowledge

Biology (Units 3/4,C)

English language requirements

Band 3b

If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.

CRICOS Code

073997A

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Linda Gualtieri

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery

    The simulation clinic provides a great learning opportunity, as the supervisors bring with them many years of dental experience. We are very fortunate to have academics that impart such great knowledge, expertise and practical experiences on our journey in becoming dentists.

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    Alumni

    Dr Tanner Pachal

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery

    Employers know we are work-ready as we have had so many different experiences treating patients and a really high volume of clinical hours. All the graduating students I speak to feel confident and ready to start their career. JCU is how all dental schools should be.

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    International Student - Malaysia

    Serene Tan

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery

    I chose to study at JCU because of its focus on remote and rural oral health. JCU’s program has much hands-on experience and is well-known for producing dental graduates who have successful graduate employment.

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    Lecturer

    Professor Peter Thomson

    Head of Dentistry and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences

    The Bachelor of Dental Surgery program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to become effective dental practitioners. The work-ready training concludes with clinical placements in regional and rural Australia, as well as the opportunity to undertake an International placement.