A Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle combines theoretical and scientific knowledge with practical learning.

Bachelor of Oral Health

What you will study

What you will studyThe Bachelor of Oral Health is aimed at developing and integrating scientific knowledge and clinical skills. Students will provide preventative treatment to individuals, mindful of the dynamics between oral health and general health. Using an evidence-based approach, you will acquire the skills required to undertake oral health research and communicate the outcomes of this research to a wide range of audiences.


  • Clinical treatment for children, the elderly, Indigenous Australians and special needs groups
  • Communication
  • Health promotion
  • Human bioscience and anatomy
  • Oral pathology
  • Periodontology
  • Radiography

The program allows you to spend an average of 20 hours each week in formal teaching and clinical activity. Through integrated learning, you will relate oral health science and skills within a population-health based approach to oral health care.

For more detailed information about the Bachelor of Oral Health, please refer to the handbook.


Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science, Bachelor of Oral Health, Bachelor of Podiatry or other degree of equivalent content and standing as approved by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Health and Medicine may apply to complete the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours).

Why study with us? Practical experience