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Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    A900

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    14th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    10th

    1 (Dentistry)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    179

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    99

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    23-SEP-20

Course Summary

We offer the BSc (Hons) in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy for students wishing to train as a dental hygienist and dental therapist. Upon successful completion of the course and registration with the General Dental Council (GDC), you will be qualified to practise as both a dental hygienist and dental therapist.Since July 2002, dental hygienists and dental therapists have been able to work in all sectors of dentistry including community dental services, hospital services, defence medical services, Personal Dental Services (PDS) and general dental practice.This course aims to train Dental Care Professionals (DCP) who can work within a team to provide safe, effective oral care and treatment within the remit of a dental hygienist and dental therapist, doing so in a professional and caring manner. The course also recognises the importance and necessity of lifelong learning and professional development.Graduates will be able to demonstrate the core skills, knowledge and learning outcomes required by the General Dental Council (GDC) and be capable of fulfilling the role of a dental hygienist and dental therapist in many different clinical settings.In addition to being a competent clinician you will also be well prepared to embark on a career in research, regulation or as an educator.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

3 A-Levels at Grade ABB which must include Biology. We consider all A-level subjects for the remaining grades, except General Studies or Critical Thinking. You must achieve a Pass in the practical element of any science A-levels.

University information

University Ranking

14th

About this University

The University of Leeds, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. Its strong academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines provides a wealth of opportunities, and has a real cultural, economic and societal impact on the world. The university strives for academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by its values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

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Woodhouse Lane

Leeds

LS2 9JT

UNITED KINGDOM