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Dental Therapy and Hygiene BSc (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This exciting programme is innovative and patient-centred and takes place in a supportive and research rich environment. You’ll mix with both dental and dental nursing students and learn within a variety of dental teaching clinics. You'll work within our state-of-the-art facilities, receiving the highest level of core skills and knowledge. You'll become skilled at communicating with patients and colleagues, preparing you for your future role as a healthcare professional.You will benefit from a course mapped against the General Dental Council's 'Preparing for Practice'. You'll be well prepared to approach clinical problems holistically, appreciating personal social dimensions as well as the biomedical basis of oral diseases. You will be supervised by a team of consultants in clinical dentistry in each of our dental education facilities. You’ll also benefit from the strong partnerships within the University and NHS.Additional Information about this course: * Your learning will be integrated with dental students throughout the programme; this inter-professional approach to education will prepare you for working in a multi-disciplinary team- Benefit from a programme mapped against the General Dental Council's 'Preparing for Practice'.- Prepare for your future role as a healthcare professional.- Become skilled at communicating with patients and colleagues.- You'll be well prepared to approach clinical problems holistically, appreciating personal social dimensions as well as the biomedical basis of oral diseases.- Your clinical supervision is underpinned by a team of consultants in clinical dentistry in each of our Dental Education Facilities.- Extensive e-learning, library and other facilities which include videos, CDs, DVDs, books, publications, access to electronic journals and facilities for telematic conferencing.- Engage directly with participants and service users in a unique and meaningful way with the Community Engagement Team.- Benefit from the state of the art facilities provided by established Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE), a Community Interest Company (CIC).- Strong partnerships within the University and NHS.Graduates from the course who achieve a distinction, are able to apply to join year 2 of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree with GAMSAT requirement waived. This bespoke entry route is valid for two years post BSc completion and applications must be submitted via UCAS. Applicants must meet the following requirements for consideration:- Satisfactory performance in Interview.- Satisfactory DBS check and Occupational Health screening.Please note this entry route is subject to spaces available in year two of the BDS programme. For further information about this entry route please visit the BDS entry requirements page.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : ABB

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    165 71%

    10th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    13th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.51 90%

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    1

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