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University of Newcastle

Newcastle , New South Wales ,Australia

Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy

One world-class degree, dual oral health qualifications.

University of Newcastle oral health therapy students graduate with dual qualifications in dental hygiene and dental therapy. Our degree is also the only one in NSW that qualifies you to treat both children and adults, broadening your career options and boosting your employability.

When you study to be an oral health professional, you will learn skills in oral health that can make a real difference and shape a healthier future for children and adults. Work closely with professional dental practitioners and learn to perform a range of preventative and minor restorative tasks, educate your community on best practices and discover emerging methods for controlling and treating disease.

Campus Information

Central Coast

UON Central Coast is proud to celebrate over 25 years of world-class teaching, learning and research in our region. During this time, a strong community of career-ready students has flourished, with the campus shaping graduates into key members of our local area - and the world. Situated just two minutes from the M1 Pacific Motorway, UON Central Coast is conveniently located and provides a range of flexible courses to suit a busy, modern lifestyle.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 21

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career opportunities

With dual qualifications, many University of Newcastle graduates are quickly employed into dental hygiene or dental therapy roles. You might otherwise decide to pursue a rewarding career in another health-related field, such as community health education or research.

Take a look below for some common roles for oral health therapy graduates.

PSW Opportunity

  • 3 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..

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