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Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B750

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

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  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    23-SEP-19

Course Summary

This three year degree comprises integrated and compulsory units of academic teaching, clinical skills and practice and dissertation.Year 1 provides essential pre-clinical teaching and training, an introduction to personal and professional development and patient contact on the Periodontal Clinic.You will commence preclinical training in restorative techniques for adult patients together with the Dental undergraduate students and in your final term, you will begin restorative treatment of adult patients at the Dental Hospital.In year three you will begin preclinical training in paediatric dentistry and oral surgery, alongside continued clinical development treating adult restorative and periodontal patients.You will be predominately placed in community-based teaching clinics treating a wide range of patients with a variety of needs, working towards a holistic approach of patient management.You will complete an individual research project in an area of Dentistry relevant to your role as a Hygienist/Therapist as well as completing your final modules in order to gain the BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy.Health and Disclosure and Barring Service checkCertain health conditions may be incompatible with careers in dentistry. Before starting your degree you will need to complete a health assessment questionnaire and pre-course screening for blood-borne viruses. These blood tests are to identify the few whose health status may place them and/or future patients at risk.Practising dentistry demands the highest standards of professional and personal conduct. In accordance with General Dental Council guidelines, all dental students must complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and register with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA). For more information, please visit our guidelines for students on the DBS Disclosure page.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

BBB

Details

BBB including Biology.We will accept certain Dental Nursing or Dental Technician Level 3 professional qualifications plus A-level Biology grade B. Please contact the University for full details.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

16th

About this University

The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is one of the top 60 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019). The university is at the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England.

Address

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Senate House

Tyndall Avenue

Bristol

BS8 1TH

UNITED KINGDOM