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Course summary

If you’ve already completed a UK dental technology foundation degree or HND, our BSc (Hons) Dental Technology (top-up) course offers you the honours-level skills needed to advance your career. Our Centre for Dental Sciences includes state-of-the-art dental laboratories with the latest technology and specialist equipment. The University of Bolton is home to the newest dental education department in England. Our Centre for Dental Science offers state-of-the-art facilities and knowledgeable, professional staff committed to delivering a varied curriculum of theoretical, practical and transferable material. We’ll support you to enhance your existing foundation degree or HND-level knowledge and skills, ready to achieve the status of BSc (Hons) Dental Technology (top-up) graduate. Our honours-level programme gives you the opportunity to study advanced dental technology techniques and gain academic skills in research and evidence-based learning. You’ll have the chance to consider the manufacture of complex dental appliances and get hands-on with the latest equipment in our specialised laboratories, extending your practical skills and understanding of the biomechanics and biomaterials science behind dental appliance design. We’re dedicated to coaching the next generation of dental technicians in the knowledge and competencies required to compete and exceed in this sought-after profession. Strongly employer informed, this course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of advanced dental technology and oral biomedical science.


Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should have successfully completed a relevant qualification at Level HE5, such as a foundation degree or HND, or a professional qualification at an equivalent level. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Additional entry requirements


You must be registered with the General Dental Council and be able to present a current registration certificate. Please note that this course is subject to the University of Bolton's Fitness to Practise procedure.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £13550* Whole course
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13550* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Dental Technology (top-up) at University of Bolton - UCAS