Doctor of Clinical Dentistry

  • CRICOS code: 076196K

Where will this take me?


With world-class academic support and access to seven clinical dentistry specialities, this program is unrivalled in Australia.

Catered specifically for high achieving dentists who are ready to pursue a clinical dentistry specialisation, the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry can help you become a top specialist in your chosen field.

Clinical opportunities

While studying a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry, you will have unparalleled access to a variety of specialist colleagues, as well as a faculty of world-leading staff.

You will also undertake clinical experience at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne – and its associated clinics – whilst being strongly supported by faculty staff and external specialists. Clinical skills will also be refined at the new Melbourne Dental Clinic in Carlton, providing comprehensive general and specialist expertise, using state-of-the-art facilities.

A world-class qualification

Upon graduating from the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Clinical Dentistry, you will be constantly supported by a strong alumni relationship, and be well prepared for speciality practice and teaching or research in a dental school. After completing this degree, graduates can be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), enabling them to practice in Australia and New Zealand as a Specialist Dentist.