The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) trains qualified dentists for specialist practice in prosthodontics or a specialist clinic in a hospital. The course will develop clinical skills in advanced restorative dentistry and contemporary prosthodontics and include a comprehensive component of orofacial pain.
As a postgraduate dentistry student, the program will be presented by specialist clinicians and researchers, and will be based primarily at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, with some sessions at the Sydney Dental Hospital. The program is primarily clinical based with blocks of seminars and preclinical sessions and a research project in the field of prosthodontics or restorative dentistry is required to be completed under the supervision of an academic staff member.
Ranked number 42 in the world for Dentistry,* the University of Sydney's Faculty of Dentistry is Australia's first dental school and has been training dental practitioners for more than 100 years. All our postgraduate courses are patient-centred, evidence-based, integrated with research and responsive to community needs. Graduates are engaged and globally aware and have the capability to become leaders in oral health, dentistry and research.
Accredited by the Australian Dental Council , the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) prepares graduates for work in a specialist practice in prosthodontics or a specialist clinic in a hospital and also opens up further opportunities to pursue a career in research and clinical academic positions.
*Source: QS World Rankings by subject, 2016.
To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in dentistry.
The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.