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AUD 41000

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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AUD 50

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36 months

Duration

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7

IELTS

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82%

Min GPA

Program Overview

This degree program is designed for someone who is looking for a clinical qualification with the ability to recognize dental diseases or abnormalities of the teeth, mouth and associated structures that require management and patient-centred oral health care that includes a range of activities that include oral health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management and education for the prevention of oral diseases in patients of all ages.

Dental hygienists are educated in all aspects of dental hygiene practice through coursework and supervised clinical practice in an inter-professional dental clinic. Dental hygiene students will be learning and working alongside, dentists, dental technologists, dental prosthetists and dental specialists developing skills in communication and collaboration for patient management. Students will be provided with specific education and skills in public health and health promotion to provide appropriate preventive oral health education to individuals and communities.

The key advantage of dental hygiene education at Griffith University is the opportunity for hands-on skills training in specialty clinics in the disciplines Periodontology, Implantology and Orthodontics. Students will learn from dental specialists in the fields of:

  • Periodontology
  • Radiology and Radiography
  • Orthodontics
  • Special Needs
  • Oral Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Public Health and Health Promotion
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Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 14 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Study Work Rights (PSWR) work permit

Program Intake

Closed

Mar 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    7 IELTS Score
    65 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    82% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    41000

    Tuition Fee
    (AUD)

    AUD 50

    Application Fee
    (AUD)

    24500 Per year

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

    Check program website for more information about funding options.

    Scholarships

    Academic Excellence Scholarship
    For all international students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs at Griffith University with a minimum GPA of 5.5 on a scale of 7.0. The scholarship covers 25% of tuition fees for the duration of the program and is awarded at time of program offer. The student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 5.5 for the continuation of scholarship.

     

    Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship
    Our Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship rewards exceptional students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degree programs at Griffith University. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees for the duration of the program and requires a separate application process. A separate application is needed.


    Eligibility
    To be eligible, you must:

    • Be a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
    • Have a minimum GPA in previous studies of 5.5 or above on a 7 point scale or equivalent in the most recent recognised qualification.
    • We offer a range of scholarships and awards to support international students studying our undergraduate, postgraduate, research and pathway programs.
    • Satisfy all academic and English language entry requirements for your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program. Be a full-time student starting in 2024, 2025 or 2026.
    • Excludes the following programs: Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Dental Health Science, Doctor of Medicine, Master of Dentistry, Master of Pharmacy, Master of Speech Pathology and Graduate Diploma of Flight Management.

    For more information: https://www.griffith.edu.au/international/scholarships-finance/scholarships/academic-excellence

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