Doctor of Clinical Dentistry

This course is designed to train dentists in one of these specialty disciplines: Endodontics, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics or Paediatric Dentistry. Graduates are eligible for registration as specialists in the appropriate discipline with the relevant registration authorities in Australasia and New Zealand in their chosen field, provided they are eligible for registration as a Dentist. The course consists of didactic work, clinical practice, laboratory and research work.

Course overview

Course title
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry
Award abbreviation
DClinDent
Course code
90840
Course type
clinical master's degree
Status
current / 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
CRICOS code
068911K

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year and mid-year
Attendance type
full-time only
Credit points required
144
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Professional accreditation
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry is accredited by: The Australian Dental Council (ADC).
Standard course duration
3 years
Time limit
4 years
Delivery mode
internal
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)
Professor Camile Farah
Fees
Visit the fees calculator.

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2018

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2019 or 2020.

Take all units (18 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1DENT5603Dental Research Methodology
Incompatibility:
PUBH5757 Clinical Epidemiology (formerly PUBH8757 Clinical Epidemiology)
S2DENT6849Oral and Maxillofacial Radiography and Radiology
S1, S2PUBH4401Biostatistics I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in honours or postgraduate courses

Endodontics specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1, S2DENT6801Endodontics Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6802Endodontics Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6803Endodontics Theory II Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6801/DENT6802 Endodontics Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6804Endodontics Theory II Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6801/DENT6802 Endodontics Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6805Endodontics Theory III Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6803/DENT6804 Endodontics Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6806Endodontics Theory III Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6803/DENT6804 Endodontics Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6807Endodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6808Endodontics Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6809Endodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6807/DENT6808 Endodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6810Endodontics Clinical Practice II Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6807/DENT6808 Endodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6811Endodontics Clinical Practice III Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6809/DENT6810 Endodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6812Endodontics Clinical Practice III Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6809/DENT6810 Endodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6851Endodontics Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

Oral Medicine specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1, S2DENT6813Oral Medicine Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6814Oral Medicine Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6815Oral MedicineTheory II Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6813/DENT6814 Oral Medicine Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6816Oral Medicine Theory II Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6813/DENT6814 Oral Medicine Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6817Oral Medicine Theory III Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6815/DENT6816 Oral Medicine Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6818Oral Medicine Theory III Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6815/DENT6816 Oral Medicine Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6819Oral Medicine Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6820Oral Medicine Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6821Oral Medicine Clinical Practice II Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6819/DENT6820 Oral Medicine Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6822Oral Medicine Clinical Practice II Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6819/DENT6820 Oral Medicine Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6823Oral Medicine Clinical Practice III Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6821/DENT6822 Oral Medicine Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6824Oral Medicine Clinical Practice III Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6821/DENT6822 Oral Medicine Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6852Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

Oral Pathology specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1, S2DENT6870Oral Pathology Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6871Oral Pathology Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6872Oral Pathology Theory II Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6870 Oral Pathology Theory I Part 1 and DENT6871 Oral Pathology Theory I Part 2
S1, S2DENT6873Oral Pathology Theory II Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6870 Oral Pathology Theory I Part 1 and DENT6871 Oral Pathology Theory I Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6874Oral Pathology Theory III Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6872 Oral Pathology Theory II Part 1 and DENT6873 Oral Pathology Theory II Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6875Oral Pathology Theory III Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6872 Oral Pathology Theory II Part 1 and DENT6873 Oral Pathology Theory II Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6876Oral Pathology Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6877Oral Pathology Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6878Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6876 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice I Part 1 and DENT6877 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice I Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6879Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6876 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice I Part 1 and DENT6877 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice I Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6880Oral Pathology Clinical Practice III Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6878 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 1 and DENT6879 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6881Oral Pathology Clinical Practice III Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6878 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 1 and DENT6879 Oral Pathology Clinical Practice II Part 2
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6882Oral Pathology Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

Orthodontics specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1, S2DENT6825Orthodontics Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6826Orthodontics Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6827Orthodontics Theory II Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6825/DENT6826 Orthodontics Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6828Orthodontics Theory II Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6825/DENT6826 Orthodontics Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6829Orthodontics Theory III Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6827/DENT6828 Orthodontics Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6830Orthodontics Theory III Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6827/DENT6828 Orthodontics Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6831Orthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent, a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent, and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6832Orthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6833Orthodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6831/DENT6832 Orthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6834Orthodontics Clinical Practice II Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6831/DENT6832 Orthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6835Orthodontics Clinical Practice III Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6833/DENT6834 Orthodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6836Orthodontics Clinical Practice III Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6833/DENT6834 Orthodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6853Orthodontics Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

Paediatric Dentistry specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S2, S1DENT6854Paediatric Dentistry Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6855Paediatric Dentistry Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6856Paediatric Dentistry Theory II Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6854/DENT6855 Paediatric Dentistry Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6857Paediatric Dentistry Theory II Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6854/DENT6855 Paediatric Dentistry Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6858Paediatric Dentistry Theory III Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6856/DENT6857 Paediatric Dentistry Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6859Paediatric Dentistry Theory III Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6856/DENT6857 Paediatric Dentistry Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6860Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice.
S1, S2DENT6861Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science from this University or equivalent; a Pass in the Primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6862Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice II Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6860/DENT6861 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6863Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice II Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6860/DENT6861 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6864Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice III Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6862/DENT6863 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S2DENT6865Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice III Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6862/DENT6863 Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6866Paediatric Dentistry Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a pass in the Primary Examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

Periodontics specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1, S2DENT6837Periodontics Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a degree of Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Western Australia, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and • at least two years' full-time equivalent professional experience in the practice of general dentistry; and • successful completion of the Primary examinations for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and • registration with the Dental Board of WA for the duration of the enrolment. • English language competency - both the University of Western Australia and the Dental Board of Australia requirements must be met. At present, IELTS (academic) is the only examination for overseas-trained dentists that is accepted by both UWA and the DBA. The University requires a minimum overall score 7.0 with no band less than 7.0 in this examination.
S1, S2DENT6838Periodontics Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a degree of Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Western Australia, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and • at least two years' full-time equivalent professional experience in the practice of general dentistry; and • successful completion of the Primary examinations for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and • registration with the Dental Board of WA for the duration of the enrolment. • English language competency - both the University of Western Australia and the Dental Board of Australia requirements must be met. At present, IELTS (academic) is the only examination for overseas-trained dentists that is accepted by both UWA and the DBA. The University requires a minimum overall score 7.0 with no band less than 7.0 in this examination.
S1, S2DENT6839Periodontics Theory II Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6837/DENT6838 Periodontics Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6840Periodontics Theory II Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6837/DENT6838 Periodontics Theory I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6841Periodontics Theory III Part 1
Prerequisites:
DENT6839/DENT6840 Periodontics Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6842Periodontics Theory III Part 2
Prerequisites:
DENT6839/DENT6840 Periodontics Theory II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6843Periodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6844Periodontics Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
S1, S2DENT6845Periodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6843/DENT6844 Periodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6846Periodontics Clinical Practice II Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6843/DENT6844 Periodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6847Periodontics Clinical Practice III Part 1 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6845/DENT6846 Periodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6848Periodontics Clinical Practice III Part 2 (12 points)
Prerequisites:
DENT6845/DENT6846 Periodontics Clinical Practice II Part 1/Part 2
S1, S2DENT6850Periodontics Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
a Bachelor of Dental Science of this University or equivalent; a Pass in the primary examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons or equivalent; and at least two years' full-time equivalent experience in general dental practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

Prosthodontics specialisation

Take all units (126 points):

AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1, S2DENT6883Prosthodontics Theory I Part 1
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Sciences, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6884Prosthodontics Theory I Part 2
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S2DENT6885Prosthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 1
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840)
N/ADENT6886Prosthodontics Clinical Practice I Part 2
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6887Prosthodontics Theory II (Part 1)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6888Prosthodontics Theory II (Part 2)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6889Prosthodontics Clinical Practice II (Part 1) (12 points)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6890Prosthodontics Clinical Practice II (Part 2) (12 points)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6891Prosthodontics Theory III (Part 1)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6892Prosthodontics Theory III (Part 2)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6893Prosthodontics Clinical Practice III (Part 1) (12 points)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years pf full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
N/ADENT6894Prosthodontics Clinical Practice III (Part 2) (12 points)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
S1, S2DENT6895Prosthodontics Research Dissertation (30 points)
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University or equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 7.0

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a Bachelor of Dental Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) at least two years of full-time professional experience or equivalent in the practice of general dentistry;

and

(c) passed the Primary Examination for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA;

and

(d) current registration as a dentist in Australia.1

1 Applicants must be eligible and remain registered for the duration of the course.

Admission ranking and selection

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

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 144 points which must include course core units and specialisation units. The course comprises the following specialisations:

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. Students will not have made satisfactory progress if they—

(a) fail a unit twice;

or

(b) fail more than two units at the first attempt.

[Approved exceptions to University Policy]

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10. Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules
Time limit

13. The time limit is four years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Enrolment

14.(1) Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Dentistry, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 48 points in any year of enrolment.

(2) Students are required to maintain registration with the Dental Board of Western Australia throughout their enrolment.

Substitution

15. Under exceptional circumstances assessed on a case by case basis, the Faculty, on recommendation by the course coordinator, may permit a student to substitute units up to a maximum of 12 points in another unit or units of equivalent value.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Credit

16.(1) Credit will normally only be granted for coursework completed within the last five years.

[Approved addition to University Policy]

(2) Credit granted for work completed as part of an approved course at this or another recognised tertiary institution will not exceed 24 points.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Appointment of examiners

17.(1) Following submission of a dissertation, the School of Dentistry appoints at least two examiners to conduct appropriate examinations and consider the research dissertations, one of whom must be an external examiner unless the Faculty determines otherwise.

(2) The examiners results are reported to the Board of Postgraduate Studies of the School of Dentistry.