Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene)

includes:

Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) BOralHlth(Therapy&Hygiene)

Availability

Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy - Hygiene) (4430TH)

On Campus - Holmesglen
On Campus - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene)

Full-time: 3.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 70 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
Successful completion of at least two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate IV or higher level qualification.
OR
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
AND
English Language Proficiency. An Academic IELTS of 7.0 with no score below a 6.5 in each of the individual skill areas or a qualification deemed equivalent.

NOTE
Successful applicants are encouraged to obtain a senior first aid certificate prior to commencing the course. Prior to commencement of the first placement students will also be required to provide evidence of their immunisation and vaccination status, and a completed Working with Children Check.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Standard CSU credit rules apply

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

The Bachelor Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) consists of 192 points:

BMS191 Human Bioscience 1 (8)
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2 (8)
BMS291 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 1 (8)
BMS292 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 2 (8)
DOH100 Clinical Practice and Theory 1 (16)
DOH110 Oral Health Sciences 1 (16)
DOH200 Clinical Practice and Theory 2 (16)
DOH210 Oral Health Sciences 2 (16)
DOH204 Community Oral Health 2 (16)
DOH300 Oral Health Sciences 3 (16)
DOH303 Community Oral Health 3 (16)
DOH310 Clinical Practice and Theory 3 (32)
IKC100 Indigenous Health (8)
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health & Human Services (8)


Key subjects:
DOH100 Clinical Practice and Theory 1 (16)
DOH110 Oral Health Sciences 1 (16)
DOH210 Oral Health Sciences 2 (16)
DOH200 Clinical Practice and Theory 2 (16)
DOH310 Clinical Practice and Theory 3 (32)

Enrolment Pattern

By Full-time study

Year 1
Session 1

DOH100 Clinical Practice and Theory 1 (16) (commenced)
DOH110 Oral Health Sciences 1 (16) (commenced)
BMS191 Human Bioscience 1 (8)
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health & Human Services (8)

Session 2
DOH100 Clinical Practice and Theory 1 (16) (completed)
DOH110 Oral Health Sciences 1 (16) (completed)
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2 (8)
IKC100 Indigenous Health (8)

Year 2
Session 1

DOH200 Clinical Practice and Theory 2 (16) (commenced)
DOH210 Oral Health Sciences 2 (16) (commenced)
BMS291 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 1 (8)
DOH204 Community Oral Health 2 (16) (commenced)

Session 2
DOH200 Clinical Practice and Theory 2 (16) (completed)
DOH210 Oral Health Sciences 2 (16) (completed)
BMS292 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 2 (8)
DOH204 Community Oral Health 2 (16) (completed)

Year 3
Session 1

DOH300 Oral Health Sciences 3 (16) (commenced)
DOH310 Clinical Practice and Theory 3 (32) (commenced)
DOH303 Community Oral Health 3 (16) (commenced)

Session 2
DOH300 Oral Health Sciences 3 (16) (completed)
DOH310 Clinical Practice and Theory 2 (32) (completed)
DOH303 Community Oral Health 3 (16) (completed)

Note: Students are required to pass all subjects in their year level before progressing to the next year

Key subjects:
DOH100 Clinical Practice and Theory 1 (16)
DOH110 Oral Health Sciences 1 (16)
DOH210 Oral Health Sciences 2 (16)
DOH200 Clinical Practice and Theory 2 (16)
DOH310 Clinical Practice and Theory 3 (32)

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

DOH100 Clinical Practice and Theory 1
DOH200 Clinical Practice and Theory 2
DOH310 Clinical Practice and Theory 3

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BMS191 Human Bioscience 1
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

CSU's Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) is accredited by the Australian Dental Council and graduates are eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Graduates are able to provide hygiene treatment to individuals of all ages and dental therapy care to children and young adults (up to age 26).  Graduates are also eligible for registration in New Zealand.

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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