• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
This Master of Dental Public and Primary Health program from The University of Western Australia fosters the development of critical analysis and research competence, along with the advanced set of knowledge and skills in dental public health that is required by those seeking to specialise in this field.

About

This Master of Dental Public and Primary Health program from The University of Western Australia is an appropriate course of study if you’d like to pursue a career in dental public and primary health. 

It fosters the development of critical analysis and research competence, along with the advanced set of knowledge and skills in dental public health that is required by the specialist in that field.

Career Pathways

This degree is designed for professionals interested in further study who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Dental Public Health 
  • Oral Health Care Provision
  • Oral Health Promotion
  • Management and Financing of Oral Health Services
  • Research Methods in Dental Public and Primary Health 
  • Dental Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Systems and Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    82

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

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

  • a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Dental Medicine, or an equivalent qualification that allows dentistry practise, as recognised by UWA
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent
  • a Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Health, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent
  • a Graduate Diploma in Dental Public and Primary Health of this University
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent
CRICOS: 051555J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38304 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 76600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23904 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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