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Please note: this program is not taking applications for 2017. Contact us for more study options.
Develop advanced oral health and dental hygiene skills to progress your career.
You'll receive training in contemporary dental hygiene practice to develop your ability to work in both the private and the government sectors.
RMIT's dental programs are conducted at state-of-the-art facilities at Melbourne's Royal Dental Hospital, giving you access to cutting edge technology and techniques.
*Program content may change as the training package is updated in 2017.
Throughout the program you will undertake clinical practice at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Note: This program requires external examination of practical skills conducted by Australian Dental Council approved examiners. The examination is conducted at RMIIT University within DHSV public hosptial facilities.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) is accredited by the Australian Dental Council.
Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for registration with the Dental Board of Australia through the registering body AHPRA for registration as a dental practitioner under the category of Dental Hygienist.
Program and course information
Progress your career with a dental qualification from RMIT
Access cutting edge technology and techniques at Melbourne's Royal Dental Hospital when you enrol at RMIT.