Canadian students talk about their Griffith Dental School experience
20 January 2016
Welcome to the Gold Coast!
Set among native bush land and located just minutes from the pristine beaches of the famous Gold Coast, this comprehensive Griffith University campus plays host to more than 16,500 students from all over Australia and the world. Widely acknowledged for its strengths in Health, Griffith’s Gold Coast Campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including the Griffith Health Centre, co-located with the Gold Coast University Hospital. Griffith Dental School students can relax at a campus café, and enjoy extensive sporting facilities, including an Olympic-standard athletics track, a gym and basketball and tennis courts. There are many handy services right on campus, such as banking, post, medical, welfare and student guild services.
The university’s new $150-million purpose-built Griffith Health Centre on the Gold Coast campus provides world-class facilities including a 96-chair dental clinic, commercial dental and clinical skills laboratories, high-level IT facilities, and research facilities. Griffith dentistry students develop the knowledge underpinning dental practice and gain extensive practical experience as they work under and alongside qualified oral health professionals in the university’s modern dental clinic and commercial laboratory, and out on community placements.
Studying dentistry at Griffith Dental School
Completing a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Griffith Dental School’s two-year Graduate Diploma of Dentistry program provides the education and skills you need to apply for registration as a dentist.
The Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science offers a new, innovative curriculum where students will receive real clinical exposure from the first year of study, and will work alongside oral health professionals who are world experts in their field. Program: Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science & Graduate Diploma of Dentistry Location: Gold Coast, Queensland Semester intake: February Duration: 5 years Application deadline: TBA. For the 2016 intake, the application deadline was September 30, 2015 Entry Requirements
To be eligible to apply to Griffith Dental School’s Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science, applicants must have
academic achievement in year 12 or equivalent with one of biological science, chemistry, physics, or maths B;
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