Oral Health

 

Bachelor of Oral Health


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

BUORAHEA-01

Bachelor of Oral Health


 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

 

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants on merit, in accordance with the following admission criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Bachelor of Oral Health requires:
(a)
a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program; and
(b)
performance in an interview to a standard considered satisfactory by the Head of School and Dean.
(3)
Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. The School may give bonus point to, or rank separately, any applicants who apply for admission under a Special Admission Program.

 

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in Table of Undergraduate Units of Study for the Bachelor of Oral Health.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the degree, a candidate must successfully complete a fixed curriculum of 144 credit points in the order prescribed in the table of units.
(3)
Students must attend clinical simulation and clinical placements to meet the requirements of the program.

 

5 Reassessment

(1)
Reassessment may be offered to students, consistently with the progression requirements for the award course, on the basis of a students academic achievement across the relevant program and the nature of the relevant assessment.
(2)
Where reassessment is offered, one reassessment will be offered.
(3)
Reassessment will not be offered for the following components:
(a)
continuous sessional clinical or pre-clinical assessment;
(b)
attendance requirements; or
(c)
clinical experience.
(4)
Students are responsible for ensuring their availability for remediation and reassessment during the period specified by the School. No further opportunities for remediation or reassessment will be provided.
(5)
The grades awarded for reassessments are Pass or Fail.
(6)
Any student who fails a reassessment will be considered to have failed the year and will be required to repeat it.
(7)
The Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Dentistry Assessment Local provisions contains further information about reassessment.

6 Progression rules

All Years
(1)
These progression requirements should be read in conjunction with the relevant Unit of Study Outlines.
(2)
Satisfactory performance requires a mark of 50% or higher unless otherwise specified in the relevant unit of study outline.
(3)
Where a student fails a component of a unit of study, which results in the student being considered to have failed the whole unit of study, a grade of Fail (FA) and a mark of 45 percent will be awarded for that unit of study.
(4)
Any student who fails to:
(a)
meet the requirements of continuous sessional clinical or pre-clinical assessment, in accordance with the Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Dentistry - Assessment Provisions 2017;
(b)
meet the attendance requirements, in accordance with the Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Dentistry - Attendance Provisions 2015; or
(c)
demonstrate adequate depth and breadth of clinical experience will be considered to have failed the year and will be required to repeat it. No reasessment will be offered.
(5)
Any student who successfully completes a reassessment, and has not yet reached the maximum period for meeting course requirements, will be permitted to progress.
(6)
Any student who fails a reassessment will be considered to have failed the year.
(7)
Any student who fails a Unit of Study after having repeated the year of study will be asked to show good cause why they should be permitted to re-enrol in the award course, in accordance with the provisions of the Coursework Policy 2014.
(8)
Year 1
(1)
Students may not progress to Year 2 unless they have passed the following assessments:
(a)
Periodontics Theory Barrier Exam
(b)
Periodontal Instrumentation Practical Barrier Exam
(2)
Students who fail both of these assessments will be considered to have failed the year and will be required to repeat it. No reassessment will be offered.
(3)
Students who fail no more than 1 of these assessments will be offered reassessment.
(4)
Students who fail reassessment will be considered to have failed the entire year and will be required to repeat it.
(9)
Year 2
(1)
Students may not progress to Year 2 Semester 2 unless they have passed the Paedodontics Pre-Clinical Practical Barrier Exam.
(2)
Students who fail this assessment will be offered reassessment.
(3)
Students who fail reassessment will be considered to have failed the entire year and will be required to repeat it.

 

7 Award of the degree

The Bachelor of Oral Health is awarded as Pass only.

 

8 Cross institutional study

Cross institutional study is not available in this course.

 

9 Credit for previous study

(1)
Candidates may be granted credit for previous studies, according to the provisions of the Coursework Policy 2014, and in addition:
(a)
the study must be completed no more than five years before admission to candidature for this course;
(b)
the study completed must be equivalent to any unit of study in the Bachelor of Oral Health table of units;
(c)
the study must have been completed to credit level or equivalent;
(d)
if the previous award has been conferred, the maximum credit that may be granted is 48 credit points.

 

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.