Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours

University of Otago

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Entry requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants must achieve a grade point average of at least A- across all papers prescribed for the fourth year of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this degree programme will have the knowledge, skills and attributes required for registration as a dentist in New Zealand. Graduates will be able to demonstrate a high level of research-informed clinical practice, produce research outputs at a standard suitable for internationally peer-reviewed publications, and embark on postgraduate study at the doctoral level.

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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