The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) will develop your skills in the surgical management of the full range of oral diseases in hospital and non-hospital settings, complemented by a research project in the field of oral surgery and oral pathology under the supervision of an academic staff member.
As a postgraduate dentistry student, you will learn from expert oral health professionals and researchers as you study at the Nepean Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health. The program also takes place in regional hospitals and clinics across NSW with the benefit of a broad representation of clinical presentations and settings. This course has a foundation of evidence-based practice. It will enable the provision of the full range of Oral Surgery services including appropriate oral surgical management of the medically compromised patient. Diagnosis and management of oral pathology including soft and hard lesions and salivary gland anomalies. You will also complete a research project in the field of Oral Surgery, or related area, 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 (Oral Surgery) prepares graduates for clinical oral medicine work with a large general hospital or in a private practice 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.