Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2017

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

16

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

External

Delivery mode

External

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Awards from this University: BDSc with honours for not less than seven years; MDSc for not less than three years; PhD in an area of dental science OR
Awards from another university: hold an approved degree of not less than 7 years and have a substantial connection with this University.

AQF level

AQF level 10

Fees for Australian students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Health and Bahavioural Sciences

Email: habs@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 7487

Web: http://www.dentistry.uq.edu.au

Duration

Please contact the faculty regarding the duration of this program.

Commencing 2017

Any

Program level

Postgraduate Research

Units

16

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

External

Delivery mode

External

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Awards from this University: BDSc with honours for not less than seven years; MDSc for not less than three years; PhD in an area of dental science OR
Awards from another university: hold an approved degree of not less than 7 years and have a substantial connection with this University.

CRICOS Code: 037375G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 10

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

Closing Date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 7 3365 7487
Within Australia: 07 3365 7487

Web: http://www.dentistry.uq.edu.au

Enquire online

Why study the Doctor of Dental Science?

As the highest academic award in dentistry, the Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc) is designed to give formal public recognition to scholars who have made outstanding contributions to dental science.

The DDSc award recognises a contribution to Dental Science acknowledged by the international community through publication, following an extended period of self-directed study and research in an area of Dental Science. A candidate is required to submit published works which will be examined for evidence of scholarship and achievement in the advancement of knowledge in an area of Dental Science.

What you can study

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Awards from this University: BDSc with honours for not less than seven years; MDSc for not less than three years; PhD in an area of dental science OR
Awards from another university: hold an approved degree of not less than 7 years and have a substantial connection with this University.

Additional application information

A student may hold qualifications from another tertiary institution for not less than seven years which is considered equivalent to the Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc) with honours and has carried out a substantial part of work associated with the proposed candidature at or in connection with this University.

For applicants who need to provide evidence of English proficiency, please note that this program requires a higher level of English language proficiency than the UQ minimum.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Awards from this University: BDSc with honours for not less than seven years; MDSc for not less than three years; PhD in an area of dental science OR
Awards from another university: hold an approved degree of not less than 7 years and have a substantial connection with this University.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 037375G

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

Applications are able to be submitted for research higher degree programs at any time.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

Fees for International students

Tuition fees do not apply for Higher Doctorates.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Doctor of Dental Science

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

The eligibility for the degree is assessed on the basis of the published scholarly writings, which in quality and magnitude are expected to surpass the level required for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Refer to the DDSc rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Doctor of Dental Science