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Doctor of Dental Surgery (MC-DDENSUR) // Subject options

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The Doctor of Dental Surgery is a fixed, full time course over four years.

Students Commencing in 2019 or later:

1st year - The subjects listed below are the standard subjects undertaken in the first year of the DDS:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90111 Dental Procedural Skills 1
January
12.5
DENT90112 Diseases and Dentistry
February
31.25
DENT90113 Foundations of Dental Practice
February
37.5
DENT90114 Structure and Function in Dentistry
February
18.75

2nd year - The subjects listed below are the standard subjects undertaken in the second year of the DDS:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90115 Dental Procedural Skills 2
January
18.75
DENT90116 Dental Practice 1
January
25
DENT90117 Medicine and Surgery in Dentistry
January
12.5
DENT90118 Principles of Dental Practice 1
January
31.25
DENT90119 Dental Research Project A
January
12.5

3rd year - The subjects listed below are the standard subjects undertaken in the second year of the DDS:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90120 Dental Practice 2
January
43.75
DENT90121 Oral Medicine, Surgery and Special Needs
January
25
DENT90122 Principles of Dental Practice 2
January
18.75
DENT90123 Dental Research Project B
January
12.5

4th year - The final year is a comprehensive clinical year in which students will undertake a combination of Clinical Placement, On-call, didactic teaching and assessment:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90086 Comprehensive Dental Practice
Year Long
100

Students who commenced in 2018:

2nd year

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90115 Dental Procedural Skills 2
January
18.75
DENT90116 Dental Practice 1
January
25
DENT90117 Medicine and Surgery in Dentistry
January
12.5
DENT90126 Intro to Dental Medicine and Surgery
January
July
6.25
DENT90118 Principles of Dental Practice 1
January
31.25
DENT90074 Dental Research Project 2
Year Long
12.5

3rd year

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90120 Dental Practice 2
January
43.75
DENT90121 Oral Medicine, Surgery and Special Needs
January
25
DENT90122 Principles of Dental Practice 2
January
18.75
DENT90080 Dental Research Project 3
January
6.25

4th year

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90086 Comprehensive Dental Practice
Year Long
100

Students who commenced in 2017

3rd year

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90125 Clinical Practice 4
January
50
DENT90121 Oral Medicine, Surgery and Special Needs
January
25
DENT90122 Principles of Dental Practice 2
January
18.75
DENT90080 Dental Research Project 3
January
6.25

4th year

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90086 Comprehensive Dental Practice
Year Long
100

Students who commenced in 2016

4th year

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DENT90086 Comprehensive Dental Practice
Year Long
100