How to Apply

Before applying, there are some key pieces of information you need to know. Please read:

  1. Information about your course, which is specific to the Bachelor of Oral Health
  2. Important Information for all students which explains mandatory requirements
  3. BOH Admissions Guide 2018

Entry requirements

Evidence of ATAR or tertiary study records
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (Please see the Admissions Guide) for entry requirements or
  • Record of previous tertiary study, which could include a completed diploma or advanced diploma accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) or
  • Results from enrolment in a bachelor's degree or higher level course at a university in Australia (or New Zealand). You need to have enrolled for at least the minimum period of one full-time year (or part-time equivalent) – the equivalent of 48 credit points at the University of Sydney, or
  • If you have no ATAR and no previous tertiary qualification at diploma level and are over the age of 21, then you may be eligible to apply through our Mature Age entry scheme
A multiple mini-interview

Applicants must register here to attend a multiple mini interview (MMI).

The MMI is a series of short interviews of approximately 10 minutes each where applicants move between seven interview stations where they are required to discuss scenarios or issues with one or more interviewers.

Successful applicants will be notified by email.

Admission pathways

The E12 scheme is for domestic NSW students currently undertaking the HSC or IB who are from a financially disadvantaged background and/or are attending a government identified 'low socioeconomic' high school.

The Mature Age Entry Scheme is an avenue for entry into the University of Sydney for people of at least 21 years of age who would not normally qualify for admission.

International students

International applicants may apply directly to the University or through an official university representative by the 5th September 2017. Students must register online for the Skype interviews by the 6th September 2017.


May 2017
30th May:  International Applications open
July 2017

20th July: E12 Applications open.  Students must refer to the website for information.

25th July:  MMI registration for International Applicants now open. Please register here.

Aug 2017

2nd Aug:  UAC On-line Applications open for Domestic applicants.  Apply via UAC

Direct Applications open for admission pathways

3rd Aug: MMI registrations open. Refer to  Dentistry Website for registration details.

26th  Aug: Sydney Uni Open Day

Sep 2017
2nd September:  E12 Applications Close.

5th September: International Applications close at midnight.

6th September: International MMI registration closes at midnight

26th September:  E12 MMI’s. (Westmead Centre for Oral Health)

27st September: (Dates to be confirmed) International Skype MMI Interviews


Oct 2017
TBC Oct: E12 Conditional offers sent out.

TBC Oct: International offers made

16th Oct: HSC written exams commence.
Nov 2017

10th Nov:  Registration for the MMI’s close at midnight.  Students must ensure that they have submitted their application for BOH via UAC or Admissions centre.  If student has not applied, the interview will be cancelled at the cost of the student.

17th Nov: UAC and direct applications close for BOH.

Dec 2017
5th 6th 7th Dec: Mini Multiple Interviews (MMI’s) to be held at Camperdown Campus, Sydney.

15th Dec: 9am ATAR Scores released on the UAC website.

16th Dec: University of Sydney Information Day (Camperdown Campus)

17th Dec: Students can change preferences till midnight on this date.

21st Dec: Official First round offers for BOH will be released on UAC website.
Jan 2018 12 Jan: If required 2nd round offers for BOH will be released.
Feb 2018

Early Feb: on line enrolment for new and continuing students.

12th Feb: (Date to be confirmed) - Bachelor of Oral Health Classes to commence.