Find information here about courses offered by the Melbourne Dental School to prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students, including, entry requirements, application procedures and fees, course structure and assessment.
Discover our degrees, diplomas and the Scholarships we offer
- Continuing Professional Development
Our Continuing Professional Development Program
- Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy (Advanced Clinical Practice)
The Graduate Certificate in Dental Therapy will qualify practising dental therapists and oral health therapists to expand service provision to patients of all ages within the scope of dental therapy practice. This course is available through The University of Melbourne Commercial, for more information click this link to go to their website.
Awards for Staff and Students
At the 2014 Australia and New Zealand Divisional Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research Meeting held in Brisbane at the start of October, Professor Michael Burrow was awarded the prestigious Alan Docking IADR Science Award. The award recognises Michael’s sustained contribution and excellence in oral health research. The award is made on the basis of outstanding scientific achievement in the field of dental research over a period of time. The assessment is based on published work and was created to acknowledge distinguished research in dentistry. The Award honours the late Alan Robert Docking in view of his achievements in dental research.
Michelle Mun, a 3rd year DDS student, was awarded an IADR travel award to attend the Boston IADR in March 2015. The award was made on the basis of her outstanding research into the carriage rates of Candida. Michelle is being supervised by Professor Michael McCullough.
Gianni Bramante, a 4th year DDS student won the best presentation by a dental student presenter at the New Zealand Society of Hospital and Community Dentistry conference in Taupo, New Zealand, in July 2014.
Staff recognised at the 2014 Prizes and Awards Ceremony
At the recent 2014 Awards ceremony staff members Dr Samantha Byrne and Dr Rebecca Wong were recipients of awards for excellence in teaching. Dr Wong received the IJ Marks and TC Adamson prize for the most significant contribution to the advancement of dental education. Dr Byrne received the WM and AV Eggleston Trust Excellence in Teaching Award, voted annually by the students in the DDS course.
Professor Henry Atkinson Celebrates his 102nd Birthday
MDS staff at a recent function to celebrate the 102nd birthday of Prof Henry Atkinson, Prof Mike Morgan (right) led staff in singing happy birthday to Henry.
The Melbourne Dental School has an outstanding tradition in research. It has forged an international research reputation. The School is a core participant in the Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre. It also participates in the Bio21 Institute where research extends to structural chemistry, bacterial biofilms and peptide vaccine technology.
- Research and teaching groups
Learn about the groups that do all of our research and teaching
- Research Facilities
Learn about the world-class research facilities available for students and researchers.
- PhD and Honours Research Projects
Learn about the research projects and Scholarships available for PhD and honours students in 2015.
Academics and students come to the School to participate in the collaborative research culture that fosters rigorous and enthusiastic investigation. Melbourne Dental School researchers work together and with their national and international colleagues in ground-breaking research. Students are supported as they develop their research skills and publish research findings.
View the School's 2013 peer reviewed Publications