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Doctor of Dental Science (DDSc)

  • Doctorate (PhD)

Award of this degree recognises the results of substantial and original investigation of relevance to dentistry. The work submitted shall comprise publications which form a connected dissertation.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Course Code
DDSc

About this course

Award of this degree recognises the results of substantial and original investigation of relevance to dentistry. The work submitted shall comprise publications which form a connected dissertation.

Entry requirements

  1. The degree shall be awarded for published original contributions of special excellence in a field of relevance to dentistry.
  2. Every candidate shall have fulfilled one of the following conditions:
    1. have held the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) for at least five years before applying for admission to the degree; or
    2. have been admitted with the status of one who is entitled to proceed to the degree.
  3. A candidate for the degree shall normally be a graduate of the University of Otago or shall have had some other formal academic association with the University.

Study locations

Dunedin