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Doctor of Philosophy

(PhD(Dentistry)) EB000 or RPPHDDNT1000


The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree in which students undertake supervised research leading to the production of a thesis.

The PhD in the Faculty of Dentistry is aimed at those who intend to pursue research careers in oral health care or a related field.

Fields of study include:

  • Dental Material Science - RPPHDDMS1000
  • Endodontics - RPPHDEND1000
  • Fixed Prosthodontics - RPPHDFXP1000
  • Occlusion - RPPHDOCL1000
  • Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology - RPPHDOMP1000
  • Oral and Maxiofacial Surgery - RPPHDOMS1000
  • Oral Biology - RPPHDORB1000
  • Orthodontics - RPPHDORD1000
  • Paediatric Dentistry - RPPHDPAD1000
  • Periodontics - RPPHDPER1000
  • Public Health Dentistry - RPPHDPHD1000
  • Removable Prosthodontics - RPPHDRPR1000
  • Tooth Conservation - RPPHDTOC1000

The Rules governing the degree of Doctor of Philosophy are the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011) and the Postgraduate Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

The most recent versions of these rules are found the Policy Register