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Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Therapy (PGDipDentTher)

  • Graduate Diploma

The Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Therapy (PGDipDentTher) programme may be taken over one year (full-time) or up to four years (practice-based part-time) by practising dental therapists.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Course Code
PGDipDentTher

About this course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Therapy (PGDipDentTher) programme may be taken over one year (full-time) or up to four years (practice-based part-time) by practising dental therapists. The programme aims to produce graduates with advanced understanding of dental science pertaining to dental therapy care. It also aims to develop skills in critical analysis of dental therapy practice, skills in dental public health management, and clinical skills related to recent innovations in clinical and preventive practice. It is a programme to support dental therapists in their ongoing professional development.

Entry requirements

  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Faculty of Dentistry.
  2. Every applicant shall present evidence of having completed a programme in Dental Therapy requiring at least two years of study and shall have been practising for at least two years.

Study locations

Dunedin