The BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene (DH) programme aims for graduates to be ‘safe beginner’ clinicians, registerable with the General Dental Council. Training equips students clinical skills, professional delivery and self-motivation. This course will enable you to: • Train in a world-leading and state of the art facilities • Be trained by a team who are leaders in the field of dentistry in practice and in research • Focus on personal qualities enabling you to be an autonomous learner and competent clinician • Experience a personalised learning journey due to the size of the cohort • Become an adaptable member of the workforce with a broad view of the wider healthcare profession • Access placements which will offer further employment opportunities and experience This programme delivered in partnership with Eastman Dental Hospital Education Centre presents with academic and clinical training pathways working with the general dental practices, local communities and vulnerable groups as part of our meeting the demands of society today and in the future. Our programme is designed to be a market driver in the delivery of dental health care service and supplying training and patient service with innovative ideas that foster our principles of – Teamwork, Safety, Kindness and Improving. Why Dental Hygiene at LSBU? • Our course leads to professional registration with the General Dental Council. • Dedicated facilities for simulation training laboratories at our Central London sites offering highly realistic virtual reality training. • Access to patients from midway through year one. • Working with our highly experienced dental teams allowing you to experience the real-world work environment. • Offering the opportunities of skills escalation for other members of the dental workforce. A range of clinic placements within the Dental Hospital, Primary Care and the community allows for a diverse patient mix and experience.
Year 1: Biomedical Science, Foundations in Clinical Skills & Practice, Oral and Dental Sciences, Personal & Professional Development 1. Year 2: Applied Clinical Dental in Dental Hygiene, Dental Specialities, Personal & Professional Development 2. Year 3: Consolidated Clinical Practice in Dental Hygiene, Research and Dissertation, Personal & Professional Development 3. - All modules are core modules and must be successfully completed to be eligible for consideration for professional registration.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- General Dental Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 7.0 Academic English language proficiency (the minimum score required in each skill area is 7.0) - must be within two year validity.
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths, English and Science or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above). Applications are welcome from those with a nationally recognised dental nursing qualification; 2 years post qualification relevant dental experience, 1 post registration qualification and a further level 3 qualification worth 32 points which must include science. Level 2 maths and English which must be in place at the time of application.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
communication and comprehension test
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Fees and funding
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