La Trobe University

Melbourne, Australia

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry / Master of Dentistry

  • Oral Health Science

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry / Master of Dentistry

Selection criteria:

ATAR:
2018: 98.9

There is no UMAT requirement for Year 12 applicants.

Non-Year 12 applicants must have completed the UMAT.

This five-year, full-time dentistry course covers the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the mouth including teeth and supporting structures. The course introduces clinical experience from the start, and offers a focus on rural health needs.

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in any English; and a study score of at least 25 in Biology; and a study score of at least 25 in Chemistry.

NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Applicants are welcome to provide supporting documentation.

The score for Non-Year 12 applicants is based upon the four UMAT scores (Construct 1, 2, 3 and Overall scores) which La Trobe Universtity converts into an overall percentage, the weighting of the four scores is unknown. The Lowest successful UMAT applicant was:

  • 90 for 2016
  • 88 for 2015
  • 96 for 2014

Applicants may wish to provide other documentation in support of their application. Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement online for other information to be considered during the selection process e.g. details on work experience or reasons for applying.

Selection may also be based on GPA.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

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Oral Health Science (Bendigo)

ATAR:
2018: 82.65

This two-and-a-half-year degree gives you an overview of rural health sciences before focusing on oral health and promotion. You'll learn how to assist in the prevention and treatment of tooth decay and gum disease and promote oral health to rural Victorians.

Prerequisites: 

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physical Education.

Non-Year 12: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.

Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Year 12 and non-Year 12 applicants may wish to provide other documentation in support of their application. Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement online for other information to be considered during the selection process e.g. details on work experience or reasons for applying.

Selection may also involve GPA, STAT Multiple Choice or UMAT.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

Subject bonus: A study score of 25 in Health And Human Development, any Mathematics, Physical Education or any Science equals 4 aggregate points per study. A study score of 20 in any LOTE equals 4 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 12 points.

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