Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
8.2.8.1(1) The Student Rules in the Student Procedures, Rules and Policies section apply to students in this course.

(2) The policies and procedures in the Student Procedures, Rules and Policies section apply except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Applicability of the Faculty general provisions for bachelor’s degrees
8.2.8.2 The Faculty general provisions for bachelor’s degrees in 8.2.1 apply to the course for the Bachelor of Science in Dentistry honours degree.

Admission
8.2.8.3 The Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Dentistry, may accept into the course for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Dentistry students who—

(a)(i) have completed at least two years of the Bachelor of Dental Science course, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

(ii) have completed a bachelor’s degree of this University in an area of study acceptable to the Faculty, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

and

(b) have shown special aptitude in their previous studies and in the opinion of the Head of the School of Dentistry, having taken appropriate advice from staff in the discipline concerned, are suitable for advanced study.

Course structure
8.2.8.4(1) The course for the degree, which is determined in each case by the Faculty, may be undertaken in any appropriate school approved by the Faculty and will include both advanced study and research to the value of 48 points.

(2) Students must work on the course in the approved school for at least 36 weeks if enrolled full-time or for a period determined by the Faculty if enrolled part-time.

Assessment
8.2.8.5 A student must submit either a dissertation or a formal report on their work by 31 October following their first enrolment in the Bachelor of Science in Dentistry course if enrolled full-time or by a date to be determined by the Faculty if enrolled part-time.

Time limit
8.2.8.6(1) Except as set out in (2), students must enrol full-time and complete the requirements of the course within one year.

(2) In exceptional circumstances, the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Dentistry after seeking appropriate advice, may permit a student to enrol part-time and to complete the requirements within two years.

[Approved additions to University Policy]

Award of honours
8.2.8.7 On successful completion of the course, the degree of Bachelor of Science in Dentistry is awarded with honours of the appropriate class.