Postgraduate

Graduate Diploma in Dental Public & Primary Health

Advance your knowledge of dental public and primary health.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.
This degree will provide skills, expertise, knowledge and understanding, which will assist you in taking the next step in your career.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Master of Dental Public and Primary Health, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Dental Public and Primary Health, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Total Course Fee - 2018
$38,300.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a)(i) a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Dental Medicine, or an equivalent qualification that allows dentistry practise, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or
(b)(i) a Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Health, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This graduate diploma is designed to be an appropriate broad-based course of study for a person who wishes to advance their knowledge of, but does not intend to pursue a career in, dental public and primary health.

About The Course

The course comprises eight units that can be taken from either the Public Dental Health stream or the Rural and Remote Dental Health stream.
Graduate Diploma in Dental Public & Primary Health

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 80330
CRICOS code
  • 051554K
Graduate Diploma in Dental Public & Primary Health
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 80330
CRICOS code
  • 051554K
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Diploma in Dental Public & Primary Health

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