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Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Bristol Dental Hospital has a long and established history of training programmes in both dental hygiene and dental therapy. BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy provides an exciting opportunity to study alongside undergraduate students on the BDS Dentistry course.This three year degree comprises integrated and compulsory units of academic teaching, clinical skills and practice and dissertation.Year one provides essential preclinical teaching and training, as well as an introduction to personal and professional development and patient contact on the Periodontal Clinic.In year two you will commence preclinical training in restorative techniques for adult patients together with the dental undergraduate students. in your final term you will begin restorative treatment of adult patients at the Dental Hospital.In your final year you will begin preclinical training in paediatric dentistry alongside continued clinical development, treating adult restorative and periodontal patients. You will be placed predominantly 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.Launched in 2019, this course has been accepted provisionally for accreditation by the General Dental Council. It is undergoing the normal process for full approval.This course is funded by the NHS and therefore, we cannot accept applications from applicants liable for international fees.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC - ABB

Standard offer: ABB including Biology.We will accept certain Dental Nursing or Dental Technician Level 3 professional qualifications plus BB in two A-levels including Biology. Please contact the University for full details.Contextual offer: BBC including B in BiologyFor more information about contextual offers, visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    166 73%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    10th

    3

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