College Fees 2017

Updated: 4th April 2017
  1. Membership - General Dental Practice (GDP)
  2. Membership - Specialist Dental Practice (SDP)
  3. Fellowship - General Dental Practice (GDP)
  4. Fellowship - Specialist Dental Practice (SDP)
  5. Fellowship in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)

 

Membership - General Dental Practice (GDP)
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 Fees (in AUD)
Assessment & Examination Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Subscription 640.00# 704.00*
Assessment fee (payable at start of year 1 and 2) 2,900.00# 2,900.00#
Program extension fee (for candidates commencing 2016 onward) 2,900.00# 2,900.00#
Repeat module fee 585.00# 585.00#
Viva voce examination
Enrolment
690.00# 690.00#
Admission to Membership 310.00# 341.00*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/6/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/6/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Notes
  1. Subscription is valid for a period of six (6) years and is not refundable.
  2. Fees marked with asterisk (*) denote GST inclusive. Fees marked with pound/hash (#) denote GST free.
  3. The annual fee is payable on the 1st day of July each year. All unpaid annual fees by the 31st of August each year will attract a monthly late payment surcharge. Members or Fellows who are elected to Membership or Fellowship during the year will pay a pro rata annual fee based on the whole months remaining in the financial year (FY).
  4. The MRACDS(GDP) Program is designed as a two-year program of self-directed learning and assessment. The Program Extension Fee applies to candidates who extend beyond the two years recommended program length.
  5. For more information, please refer to the RACDS General Dental Practice (GDP) Handbook and other relevant policies (including refunds) which are available on the website.

 

Membership - Specialist Dental Practice (SDP)
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 Fees (in AUD)
Examination Pathway Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Subscription 640.00# 704.00*
Assessment
Assessment of eligibility to sit membership examination in SDP
608.00# 608.00#
Membership examination
Enrolment
3,658.00# 3,658.00#
Admission to Membership 310.00# 341.50*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/06/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/06/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Prior Recognition Pathway - (discontinued from 1 Dec 2017) Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Subscription 640.00# 704.00*
Assessment for Membership eligibility via prior recognition 1,490.00 1,490.00
Admission to Membership 310.00# 341.00*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/06/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/06/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Pathway Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Subscription 640.00# 704.00*
Assessment
Assessment of eligibility to sit membership examination in SDP
n/a n/a
Membership examination
Enrolment
3,658.00# 3,658.00#
Admission to Membership 310.00# 341.00*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/06/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/06/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Notes
  1. Subscription is valid for a period of six (6) years and is not refundable.
  2. Prior Recognition Pathway will be discontinued from 1 December 2017. Please ensure you submit your application before this date to be considered.
  3. Membership in Specialist Dental Practice (SDP) is offered in the following disciplines: endodontics, oral medicine, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, special needs dentistry, periodontics and dental public health.
  4. Fees marked with asterisk (*) denote GST inclusive. Fees marked with pound/hash (#) denote GST free.
  5. The annual fee is payable on the 1st day of July each year. All unpaid annual fees by the 31st of August each year will attract a monthly late payment surcharge. Members or Fellows who are elected to Membership or Fellowship during the year will pay a pro rata annual fee based on the whole months remaining in the financial year (FY).
  6. For more information, please refer to the RACDS Specialist Dental Practice (SDP) Handbook and other relevant policies (including refunds) which are available on the website.

 

Fellowship - General Dental Practice (GDP)
Primary Examination
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 Fees (in AUD)
Primary Examination Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Subscription 640.00# 704.00*
Orientation Course
Enrolment - all subjects (for subscribed candidate, fellow/member)
3,113.00* 3,113.00*
Enrolment - all subjects (for non-subscribed candidate, non-fellow/non-member) 4,004.00* 4,004.00*
Enrolment - per subject (for subscribed candidate, fellow/member) 517.00* 517.00*
Enrolment - per subject (for non-subscribed candidate, non-fellow/non-member) 627.00* 627.00*
Lecture notes - all subjects 250.00# 275.40*
Lecture notes - per subject 110.00# 121.20*
Primary examination (viva voce in Sydney)
Enrolment - all subjects
2,465.00# 2,465.00#
Enrolment - per subject 570.00# 570.00#
Primary examination (viva voce outside of Australia)
Enrolment - all subjects
5,750.00# 5,750.00#
Enrolment - one subject 1,147.00# 1,147.00#
Enrolment - per additional subject 538.00# 538.00#
Application for exemption from sitting the primary examination 1,140.00# 1,140.00#
Notes
  1. Subscription is valid for a period of six (6) years and is not refundable.
  2. The orientation course is held in Australia. A USB flash drive of lecture notes is provided on enrolment and covers the following subjects: anatomy, histology, physiology, cell biology and chemistry, pathology and microbiology. Daily meals (i.e. morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea) are included in the fee.
  3. Fees marked with asterisk (*) denote GST inclusive. Fees marked with pound/hash (#) denote GST free.
  4. For more information, please refer to the RACDS General Dental Practice (GDP) Handbook and other relevant policies (including refunds) which are available on the website.

 

Fellowship - General Dental Practice (GDP)
Final Examination
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 Fees (in AUD)
Final Examination Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Final examination workshop
Enrolment
2,025.00* 2,025.00*
Final examination web based education program
Enrolment
750.00* 750.00*
Final examination
Enrolment
for the January 2018 exam, refer to 2018 Schedule of Fees
Admission to Fellowship 310.00# 341.00*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/06/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/06/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Notes
  1. Fees marked with asterisk (*) denote GST inclusive. Fees marked with pound/hash (#) denote GST free.
  2. The final examination workshop will be held over three (3) days.
  3. The annual fee is payable on the 1st day of July each year. All unpaid annual fees by the 31st of August each year will attract a monthly late payment surcharge. Members or Fellows who are elected to Membership or Fellowship during the year will pay a pro rata annual fee based on the whole months remaining in the financial year (FY).
  4. For more information, please refer to the RACDS General Dental Practice (GDP) Handbook and other relevant policies (including refunds) which are available on the website.

 

Fellowship - Specialist Dental Practice (SDP)
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 Fees (in AUD)
Examination Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Assessment
Assessment of eligibility for fellowship examination
608.00# 608.00#
Examination
Enrolment
3,520.00# 3,520.00#
Admission to Fellowship 310.00# 341.00*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/06/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/06/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Notes
  1. Fellowship in Specialist Dental Practice (SDP) is offered in the following disciplines: endodontics, oral medicine, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, special needs dentistry, periodontics and dental public health.
  2. Fees marked with asterisk (*) denote GST inclusive. Fees marked with pound/hash (#) denote GST free.
  3. The annual fee is payable on the 1st day of July each year. All unpaid annual fees by the 31st of August each year will attract a monthly late payment surcharge. Members or Fellows who are elected to Membership or Fellowship during the year will pay a pro rata annual fee based on the whole months remaining in the financial year (FY).
  4. For more information, please refer to the RACDS Specialist Dental Practice (SDP) Handbook and other relevant policies (including refunds) which are available on the website.

 

Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 Fees (in AUD)
Training, Assessment & Examination Overseas Resident Australian Resident
Application for eligibility for selection for surgical training positions 1,060.00# 1,166.00*
Subscription 640.00# 704.00*
Training    
Training fee - trainees occupying an accredited/approved post 4,121.00# 4,533.10*
Training fee - trainees completing the mandatory research requirements within 6 months 2,060.50# 2,266.55*
Examination    
Application for exemption from sitting the surgical science and training (SST) examination 1,535.00# 1,535.00#
Enrolment - SST 3,175.00# 3,175.00#
Assessment fee - assessment of eligibility for fellowship examination 608.00# 608.00#
Enrolment - final 4,450.00# 4,450.00#
International medical graduates (IMG)    
Assessment fee - assessment of IMG 5,025.00* 5,025.00*
Assessment fee - fellowship by assessment for IMG 6,840.00* 6,840.00*
Admission to Fellowship 310.00# 341.00*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/16 to 30/06/17) 603.50# 663.85*
Annual fee (FY 01/07/17 to 30/06/18) 612.73# 674.00*
Notes
  1. Subscription is valid for a period of six (6) years and is not refundable.
  2. Fees marked with asterisk (*) denote GST inclusive. Fees marked with pound/hash (#) denote GST free.
  3. The extension of time for trainees undertaking research is invoiced in 6-month periods. If a trainee extends beyond the first 6-month period, then a further invoice for 50% of the OMS training fee will be issued.
  4. The annual fee is payable on the 1st day of July each year. All unpaid annual fees by the 31st of August each year will attract a monthly late payment surcharge. Members or Fellows who are elected to Membership or Fellowship during the year will pay a pro rata annual fee based on the whole months remaining in the financial year (FY).
  5. For more information, please refer to the RACDS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Handbook (OMS) and other relevant policies (including refunds) which are available on the website.

Disclaimer
Whilst all due care is taken to ensure that all information contained herein is correct at the time of publication, the RACDS makes no warranties in respect of inadvertent errors or omissions. The RACDS reserves the right to revise these fees and other information from time to time, as well as amend the dates of examinations, courses and workshops whenever conditions warrant. Where these activities are cancelled or postponed, a full refund of the fee will be issued. The RACDS however takes no responsibility for any other costs incurred by the candidate in this regard.