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Dental Therapy at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

Dental Therapy

University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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Dental hygienists/therapists play an increasingly important role in the delivery of primary care dentistry. The structure of this course is exciting and innovative in that it is fully integrated with the BDS Dentistry course. Both dental hygiene/dental therapy students and BDS students will learn their clinical and professional skills together and will take the same modules for 60% of the course. The majority of the first year of the course will be carried out in the School of Dentistry, Allen Building, Preston campus and in Years 2 and 3 the students will gain clinical experience with the BDS students at one of the four Dental Education Centres (DEC's). On completion of the course, graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the General Dental Council and work in dentistry as a dental care professional. Graduates of this course who gain a 2.1 degree may be eligible to apply for entry to the BDS programme and the content of their previous degree would enable them to take the accelerated entry route.

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Preclinical Dental Sciences, Foundation Clinical Skills/Clinical Knowledge, Clinical Skills/Clinical Knowledge (1), Foundations of Professional Practice Year 2: Oral Disease and Integrated Practice, Clinical Skills/Clinical Knowledge (2), Health Promotion and Population Studies (1), Professional Practice (1) Year 3: Enhanced Clinical Practice, Health Promotion and Population Studies (2), Professional Practice (2), Dissertation.


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How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Course codeD4D7
Institution code C30
Campus nameMain Site
Campus codeU

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level ABB including Biology with a pass in the practical endorsement. General Studies and Critical Thinking not accepted.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths, English and Science.

NVQ level 3 Oral Health Care (Dental Nursing) or National Certificate in Dental Nursing will be accepted in lieu of 1 B grade A-Level, however, Biology will still be required at grade B or above.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7with no component score less than 7.0 (to have been taken within 2 years before the course commencement date)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Dental Therapy at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS