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What will I learn?

The Doctor of Dental Medicine will teach you to be a confident, ethical and qualified dentist. You will build skills through practice-based learning, in a four-year dentistry degree developed to meet the changing oral health needs of the community.

Why study dentistry here:

When you study the Doctor of Dental Medicine at the Sydney Dental School, you will:

Access the latest technology, facilities and teaching laboratories

Understand how to make treatment decisions that are most appropriate for patients as individuals

Gain confidence in treating patients through simulation and practice-based experience

Develop leadership skills to enable contribution to the dental community

Learn the skills to make informed decisions by critiquing research and evidence

Be taught by internationally-renowned dental professionals, who are some of the most highly respected academics in Australia and the world, and

Undergo clinical education at the University of Sydney Camperdown Campus, as well as Westmead Centre for Oral Health and Sydney Dental Hospital.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Doctor of Dental Medicine are eligible for immediate registration with the Dental Board of Australia, allowing you to go straight in to practice.

Canadian students can undertake the examination of the National Examining Board of Canada, allowing registration and practice in their home country.

You can then work in:

Private practice dentistry

Public service dentistry (eg. in hospitals or schools)

Defence forces

Clinical dental education

Dental academia

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health

CRICOS

074120B

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$86,500.00 (46,78,204) per year
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $86,500; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

More details

Start date

January 2023

Venue

Westmead Institute for Medical Research

176 Hawkesbury Road,

WESTMEAD,

New South Wales,

2145, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$86,500.00 (46,78,204) per year
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $86,500; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

More details

Start date

January 2023

Venue

Surry Hills Campus

Westmead Centre for Oral Health,

Darcy Road,

New South Wales,

2145, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To apply for a PhD, you need to demonstrate sufficient prior research experience and capability. In most cases, you will have either: a bachelor's degree with first or upper second class honours or a master's degree performed at a high academic standard, and which includes a substantial component of research; an equivalent qualification that demonstrates research experience, excellence and capability. English Language Requirements: TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 85 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing; IELTS score: A minimum result of 6.5 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band; TOEFL - PBT score: A minimum result of 565 overall including a minimum result of 4.5 in Writing.

For international students

International applicants must have completed, or be in the final year of, a bachelor’s degree and have at least a credit average at the time of application, as indicated by Grade Point Average (GPA).

International applicants will have their bachelor’s degree assessed and GPA calculated by the University of Sydney.

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 24 in Reading and Listening, 27 in Writing and 23 in Speaking

IELTS score: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 7.0 in each band

Pearsons Test of English: A minimum result of 68 overall and a minimum result of 68 in each band

Application deadline: 24 June for semester 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Australia for graduate employability by the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

  • Consistently placed among the world’s top 50 universities
  • 2 subjects in the world’s top 10 - QS 2019 Subject Rankings
  • 30 subjects among the top 50 - QS 2019 Subject Rankings
  • Sydney is ranked 3rd in the list of the world’s best cities