Melbourne DDS application deadline for 2015 intake

4 June 2014

If you’ve been thinking about applying to Melbourne Dental School, please note that the application deadline for the Melbourne DDS program is June 23, 2014. In order for your application and supporting documents to be submitted to the university on time, you are encouraged to submit your documents before 4 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014.

University of Melbourne Dental School
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Application Timeline for the Melbourne DDS

  • Application deadline: June 23, 2014 (Melbourne time)*
  • Last date to sit MCAT for 2015 intake: May 31, 2014
  • Last date to submit DAT/MCAT results: July 7, 2014
  • Offers of admission begin to be issued: October 20 – 21, 2014
  • Deadline to accept offer of admission and pay deposit: November 17, 2014
  • Deadline to meet any conditions of offer: November 17, 2014
  • Mandatory DDS Orientation: January 22 – 23, 2015
  • Enrollment deadline: January 23, 2015
  • First day of class: January 27, 2015

University: Melbourne Dental School
Course: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Duration: 4 years
Description: Melbourne Dental School offers the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), which incorporates all aspects related to the provision of advanced general dental care to patients as well as teaches students to prepare, develop, execute and write for publication a small research project.
Students will spend their entire final year in clinical settings including the planned Melbourne Dental School private dental clinic, community health centres and rural community clinics which will include provision of oral health care to the aboriginal community. Students will also learn how to run a private practice based on a small-business model.

Admissions Criteria/Entry Requirements for Canadians

  • successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline at a recognized international university within the past 10 years;
  • completed prerequisite second-year subjects (one semester each) in human anatomy, human physiology and biochemistry (approved by Melbourne);
  • completed an entrance examination: either the Canadian DAT, US DAT, or Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Please note that the carving portion of the Canadian DAT is not required for Melbourne Dental School; however, if you have completed the carving section of the test, this score will be considered. Test scores will not be considered if the exam results are more than 2 years old. There is no minimum cutoff GPA or DAT score for this program; however, a high level of academic standard is required for entry.

The University of Melbourne charges $100 AUD application fee for the Doctor of Dental Surgery program.
For the 2015 intake, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at Melbourne has advised OzTREKK that we may request a fee waiver for our Melbourne DDS applicants who meet certain admissions criteria. When you submit your University of Melbourne application to OzTREKK, your OzTREKK admissions officer will automatically consider you for a Melbourne application fee waiver. We will let you know if your application fee can be waived as an OzTREKK student! For more information about the fee waiver, contact Australian Dental Schools Admissions Officer Adam Smith

*Please submit your documents by Friday, June 20, 2014.

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Would you like more information about the Melbourne DDS and about studying dentistry in Australia? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Dental Schools Admissions Officer Adam Smith at any time to assist you with your dental school application, or to answer any questions you may have regarding dentistry school in Australia. Email Adam at or call 1-866-698-7355.