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    • Dental School
      • Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology (91350)
        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

        (2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

        Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules

        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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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 6.5.

        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 experience in the practice of general dentistry.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) personal statement addressing clinical experience and training;

        and

        (b) interview;

        and

        (c) two referee reports

        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 48 points.

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

        Satisfactory progress

        8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS 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 do not 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.

        Deferrals

        13. Applicants awarded admission to the course are entitled to a deferral of up to 12 months, as per the University Policy on: Admissions (Coursework).


        Additional rules
        Time limit

        14.(1) Except as set out in (2), the time limit is two years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        (2) The Faculty may permit an extension to the time limit, which will normally not exceed one year but which may, in exceptional circumstances, be further extended on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Dentistry.

        [Approved exceptions to University Policy]

      • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840)
        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

        (2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

        Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules

        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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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 or the MRACDS (GDP) for Membership 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—

        (a) personal statement addressing; research expertise; years of clinical experience and training; other relevant training;

        and

        (b) interview;

        and

        (c) two referees reports

        Articulations and exit awards

        6.(1) This course has the following exit award:

        • 92340 Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course before completing it, and who has successfully completed:

        (1) the three core units (18 points)

        (2) 24 points from one specialisation consisting of all Theory 1 and Clinical Practice 1 units (24 points)

        and

        (3) the equivalent to 6 points unspecified credit for satisfactory progress in the relevant dissertation unit. "Satisfactory progress" in the Dissertation unit as documented in the unit guide, and to constitute:

        • Submission of a research proposal and/or literature review or clinical paper to the program convenor.

        • Regular meetings with program convenor, (at least 2 face-to-face (in person or electronically) meetings /semester)

        • At least 2 written progress updates addressing any issues, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry.

        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:

        • PG-ENDTC Endodontics
        • PG-OMEDC Oral Medicine
        • PG-OPTHY Oral Pathology - currently not available
        • PG-ORDTC Orthodontics
        • PG-PDENT Paediatric Dentistry
        • PG-PRDTC Periodontics
        • SP-DMFRR Dento-maxillofacial Radiology
        • SP-PROS Prosthodontics

        (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 Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS 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.

        Deferrals

        13. Applicants awarded admission to the course are entitled to a deferral of up to 12 months, as per the University Policy on: Admissions (Coursework).


        Additional rules
        Time limit

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

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Enrolment

        15.(1) Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Dean and Head of the UWA Dental School, 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

        16. 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

        17.(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]

        (3) A student who withdraws from the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry and is awarded a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry is not entitled to credit for prior learning should they wish to re-apply for the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia.

        Appointment of examiners

        18.(1) Following submission of a dissertation, the UWA Dental School 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 UWA Dental School Board of Examiners.

        Requirement to attend and complete prescribed work

        19.(1) Students must attend compulsory teaching and undertake practical and clinical work at the University, Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, and other institutions as approved by the Faculty.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as leave. Leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave , personal/other leave.

        (3) Leave is administered and managed as outlined in the UWA Dental School Student Handbook.

        (4) Students who are absent for more than 10 clinical sessions will be required to make-up any further missed clinical sessions during the remainder of the year.

      • Doctor of Dental Medicine (90860) Only available to re-enrolling students.

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

        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

        (2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

        Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules

        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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

        (1) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

        (2) the equivalent of a UWA grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5; and

        (3) (a) a Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) overall score of at least 50 and no section score less than 50 for domestic applicants;

        or

        (b) a Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score of 123/123/123/123 for international applicants;

        or

        (c) a Dental Aptitude Test (DAT);

        or

        (d) a place in a Direct Pathway into this course.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) a structured interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in dental practitioners, and a spatial awareness test, with invitation to attend the interview based on equal weightings under Rule 4(1), (2) and (3), in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (b) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (c) (i) for non-rural applicants, equal weighting of the GAMSAT/MCAT/DAT, GPA and interview;

        or

        (ii) for rural applicants, equal weighting of the GAMSAT, GPA, interview and rurality ranking.

        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 192 points.

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

        Satisfactory progress

        8. To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS 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.(1) The Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, may assign a progress status of 'On Probation' or 'Excluded' to a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, assigns a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, assigns a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who—

        (a) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and has previously repeated two years of the course; or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (4) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (3) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        [(4) is an exception to University Policy]

        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. To be awarded the degree with distinction a student must achieve a course weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 80 per cent, which is calculated based on —

        (a) all units above Level 3 attempted as part of the course that are awarded a final percentage mark;

        (b) all relevant units above Level 3 undertaken in articulating courses of this University that are awarded a final percentage mark;

        and

        (c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

        Deferrals

        13. Applicants are not normally permitted to defer admission to this course and are expected to commence their course in the offered intake only. Applicants seeking admission to an alternative intake must submit a new application for that intake.

        Additional rules
        Supplementary assessment

        14.(1) Subject to (2), a student who fails a didactic (non-clinical) component of a unit may be granted supplementary assessment in that component.

        (2) The Board of Examiners will not provide an opportunity for supplementary assessment to a student who—

        (a) fails more than two units in any calendar year;

        or

        (b) fails a deferred examination.

        Requirements of students on probation

        15.(1) Students who have been assigned a progress status of ‘On Probation' must –

        (a) repeat all units having a clinical component that they have previously attempted in that year of the course;

        and

        (b) subject to (2), repeat all other units that they have previously attempted in that year of the course

        (2) Students are exempt from the requirement to complete the following unit if they have a mark of at least 70 per cent in the unit DENT5302 Research Design, Statistics and Dental Public Health.

        Approved leave and retention of credit

        16.(1) Students may apply for a period of approved leave in accordance with University Policy.

        (2) Following a period of approved leave of less than two years, students retain credit for all units previously passed.

        (3) Following a period of approved leave of two years or more, full credit is unable to be granted and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

        Short leave, requirement to attend and complete prescribed work

        17.(1) Students must attend compulsory teaching and undertake practical and clinical work at the University, Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, and other institutions as approved by the Faculty.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as short leave. Short leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave , personal/other leave.

        (3) Short leave is administered and managed as outlined in the UWA Dental School Student Handbook.

        (4) Students who are absent for more than 5% of their total clinical sessions or 10 clinical sessions, whichever applies in an academic year, will be required to make-up/replace any further clinical sessions missed during the remainder of the year.

        Entry from Medical Sciences Major at The University of Western Australia

        18. Subject to completing other admission requirements, in recognition of prior learning, students who have satisfactorily completed the MJD-MEDSC Medical Sciences Major may be granted up to 48 credit points towards year 1 of the Doctor of Dental Medicine Course.

        Entry via the Oral and Maxillofacial Entry Pathway

        19. Subject to completing other admission requirements, in recognition of prior learning, students who have satisfactorily completed an MBBS or MD may be granted up to 48 credit points, for relevant units in year 1 of the Doctor of Dental Medicine Course.

        National Police Clearance

        20. At admission and annually during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance; or

        equivalent certification.

        Health and Medical Sciences Infection Control requirements

        21. Upon entry and during their enrolment students must comply with the Health and Medical Sciences Infection Control Requirements as appended to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment

        First Aid Requirements

        22. At the time of enrolment students must show first aid competence equivalent to assessment requirements for HLTAID003, valid for no more than three years.

        Advanced standing

        23. The School may grant advanced standing for previously completed Dental units if they were completed as part of a postgraduate dental course recognised by the School as equivalent to the Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University.

      • Doctor of Dental Medicine (91860)
        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

        (2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

        Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules

        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.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

        (1) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

        (2) the equivalent of an health and medical sciences grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5; and

        (3) (a) a Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) overall score of at least 50 and no section score less than 50 for domestic applicants;

        or

        (b) a Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score of 123/123/123/123 for international applicants;

        or

        (c) a Dental Aptitude Test (DAT);

        or

        (d) a place in a Direct Pathway into this course.

        OR

        (4) Admission via the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Entry Pathway for graduates with a UWA MBBS, or MD, or equivalent as recognised by the School.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) a structured interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in dental practitioners, and a spatial awareness test, with invitation to attend the interview based on equal weightings under Rule 4(1), (2) and (3), in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (b) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (c) (i) for non-rural applicants, equal weighting of the GAMSAT/MCAT/DAT, GPA and interview;

        (ii) for rural applicants, equal weighting of the GAMSAT, GPA, interview and rurality ranking.

        OR

        (d) for candidates via the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Entry Pathway:

        (i) a personal statement addressing motivation and relevant clinical experience and training;

        (ii) a structured interview;

        (iii) two referee reports;

        (iv) the intake quota for that year.

        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 192 points (maximum value) which include conversion units to a value of 48 points.

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

        (3) Students who have completed the Integrated Dental Sciences Major MJD-DENTS are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 48 points.

        Satisfactory progress

        8. To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS 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.(1) The School, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, may assign a progress status of 'On Probation' or 'Excluded' to a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), the School, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, assigns a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the School, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, assigns a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who—

        (a) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and has previously repeated two years of the course; or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (4) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (3) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        [(4) is an exception to University Policy]

        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. To be awarded the degree with distinction a student must achieve a course weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 80 per cent which is calculated based on—

        (a) all units above Level 3 attempted as part of the course that are awarded a final percentage mark;

        (b) all relevant units above Level 3 undertaken in articulating courses of this University that are awarded a final percentage mark;

        and

        (c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

        Deferrals

        13. Applicants are not normally permitted to defer admission to this course and are expected to commence their course in the offered intake only. Applicants seeking admission to an alternative intake must submit a new application for that intake.

        Additional rules
        Supplementary assessment

        14.(1) Subject to (2), a student who fails a didactic or non-clinical practical component of a unit may be granted supplementary assessment in that component.

        (2) The Board of Examiners will not provide an opportunity for supplementary assessment to a student who —

        (a) fails more than two units in any calendar year;

        or

        (b) fails a deferred or supplementary examination;

        or

        (c) has a progress status of 'On Probation'.

        Requirements of students on probation

        15.(1) Students who have been assigned a progress status of ‘On Probation' must repeat all units that they have previously attempted in that year of the course.

        Approved leave and retention of credit

        16.(1) Students may apply for a period of approved leave in accordance with University Policy on Student Enrolment.

        (2) Following a period of approved leave of less than two years, students retain credit for all units previously passed.

        (3) Following a period of approved leave of two years or more, full credit is unable to be granted and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

        Requirement to attend and complete prescribed work

        17.(1) Students must attend compulsory teaching and undertake practical and clinical work at the University, at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, and at other institutions or locations as approved by the UWA Dental School.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as leave. Leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave, or personal/other leave.

        (3) Leave is administered and managed as outlined in the UWA Dental School Student Handbook.

        (4) Students who are absent for more than 5% or 10 clinical sessions, whichever applies in the specific academic year, will be required to make-up/replace the equivalent number of sessions during the remainder of that academic year.

        Entry from Integrated Dental Sciences Major at The University of Western Australia

        18. Subject to completing other admission requirements, in recognition of prior learning, students who have satisfactorily completed the MJD-DENTS Integrated Dental Sciences Major may be granted up to 48 credit points towards year 1 of the Doctor of Dental Medicine Course.

        Entry via the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Entry Pathway

        19. Students entering the DMD course via the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery pathway will not be eligible for recognition of prior learning.

        Advanced standing

        20. The School may grant advanced standing for previously completed Dental units if they were completed as part of a postgraduate dental course recognised by the Dental School as being equivalent to the Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University.

        Infection Control Requirements

        21. At admission and during enrolment students must comply with the University's Infection Control Requirements, appended to relevant UWA policies.

        Mode of study

        22.(1) Students must enrol on a full-time basis unless the School permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances.

        (2) Students who have been permitted to enrol on a part-time basis in units of one level will not be permitted to enrol on a part-time basis in units of the next level.