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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

  • Study mode

    Part time

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  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Looking for a challenge you can really sink your teeth into? The Dental Technology FdSc course from the University of Bolton is a part-time vocational programme designed to equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to establish a rewarding career in the dental industry.Skilled dental technicians are increasingly in demand – with an FdSc in Dental Technology, you’ll have the opportunity to establish the vocational skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to compete in this sought-after profession.Our foundation degree for trainee dental technicians has been developed with industry input. It's designed to fully comply with the requirements of the General Dental Council, building your competency in areas like oral anatomy and physiology, biomaterial science, dental appliance design, and dental technology.Our expert team will guide you as you explore professionalism, ethics, legislation and regulation, as well as analytical, decision making and reflective skills. In addition, we’ll help you to develop your practical abilities in relevant disciplines like biomechanical design and the production of dental devices. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment in our specialised laboratories and learning areas.

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UCAS Points : 48

You are expected to have successfully completed a Level 3 qualification in any subject, though your possession of a mathematics, English or science subject will confer an advantage; for instance, A-level Biology or BTEC Extended Diploma in Dental Technology.You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science.


University information

University of Bolton

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  • Campus address

    University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton, Bolton, BL3 5AB, England

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