The outlook of the dentist industry is expected to be among the fastest-growing occupations over the next decade. Employment opportunities span from specialising as an Endodontist, Paediatric Dentist, Periodontist and many more. Most dentists work in private practice while some are employed within state or territory governments.
These ratings are created by The Good Universities Guide and are designed to highlight universities’ specific strengths — in this instance, we look at full-time employment, graduate salary and skills development for undergraduate dentistry degrees. These ratings offer an insight to support and guide your decision-making when choosing a medicine course in Australia.
This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates who were employed full time four months after completing their course. James Cook University scored 97.60% and CQUniversity scored 92.30%.
This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities. James Cook University scored the highest with graduates earning a median salary of $100,000, followed by University of Queensland with $97,300.
This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies. It’s based on the extent to which students felt their course developed their critical-thinking skills, ability to solve complex problems and ability to work with others. University of Sydney scored number one with 93% while University of Newcastle follows closely behind with 92.10%.
You can view how universities rank for Overall Experience here or make your way through the drop-down Rating type menu to view other categories, such as location and postgraduate level.