Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Technology

University of Otago

Subject area

Dental Technology

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Persons with this diploma will have acquired current knowledge in dental, applied biomaterials science and advanced dental technology skills. They will be committed to the highest academic and technical standards, and to lifelong learning and continuing professional development. Students will be able to critically evaluate scientific methodology and be able to provide advanced prosthetic technical support to specialist dentists such as prosthodontists and oral and maxillofacial surgeons. The programme ensures that candidates will be able to apply their course work to the New Zealand Dental Technicians Board and Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act (2003) accreditation / continuing professional development requirements.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Dental Studies at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607

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