Doctor of Clinical Dentistry

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This is a program of full-time study and research within a specialist discipline leading to the degree of Doctor of Clinical Dentistry which is the required qualification for registration as a specialist within the discipline. Students undertake a plan of study related to their chosen specialty or field under the guidance of a supervisor which includes a component in basic and clinical sciences, a major clinical component in the nominated specialty, and a research project and report.

Course Fee:

Australian: $179,300
International: $220,509

Entry Requirements:

An approved degree in dentistry from UQ or equivalent; a minimum two years of graduate clinical experience; registration as a dentist with the Dental Board of Australia; satisfy the Executive Dean that the student is qualified. Overseas trained applicants may be required to undertake a theory and clinical skills assessment. Please note that due to limited places, entry is competitive and not all applicants who meet the entry requirements are offered a place.


48 units

Subjects you can Study:

Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology; Endodontics; Oral Medicine; Periodontics; Prosthodontics; Special Needs Dentistry

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

All successful applicants are required to apply for and gain provisional registration or if applicable, full registration, with the Dental Board of Australia, which includes the Board's English Language Proficiency requirements. Students must have registration prior to commencing their study and this must be maintained for the duration of the program. Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against blood-borne transmissible viruses or other diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule. Students must obtain at the commencement of the program and thereafter hold for the duration of the program, a current Blue card and First Aid Certificate (including CPR). These requirements may have additional costs that are the responsibility of the student and will vary based on individual and program requirements.


Australian Dental Council; Australian Prosthodontic Society; Australian Society of Orthodontists; Australian Dental Association; Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia; Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Royal College of Surgeons of England

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Herston No info No Full time 3 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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