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Course summary

Bristol Dental Hospital has a long and established history of training programmes in both dental hygiene and dental therapy. BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy provides an exciting opportunity to study alongside undergraduate students on the BDS Dentistry course. This three year degree comprises integrated and compulsory units of academic teaching, clinical skills and practice and dissertation. Year one provides essential preclinical teaching and training, as well as an introduction to personal and professional development and patient contact on the Periodontal Clinic. In year two you will commence preclinical training in restorative techniques for adult patients together with the dental undergraduate students. In your final term you will begin restorative treatment of adult patients at the Dental Hospital. In your final year you will begin preclinical training in paediatric dentistry alongside continued clinical development, treating adult restorative and periodontal patients. You will be placed predominantly in community-based teaching clinics, treating a wide range of patients with a variety of needs, working towards a holistic approach of patient management. You will complete an individual research project in an area of dentistry relevant to your role as a hygienist/therapist as well as completing your final modules in order to gain the BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. Launched in 2019, this course has been accepted provisionally for accreditation by the General Dental Council. It is undergoing the normal process for full approval. This course is funded by the NHS and therefore, we cannot accept applications from applicants liable for international fees.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This course is not accepting applications from international learners.

Application codes

Course code:
B750
Institution code:
B78
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Work experience is required, please see the Admissions statement: bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2023/dental-hygiene/bsc-dental-hygiene-and-therapy/

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

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2023/dental-hygiene/bsc-dental-hygiene-and-therapy/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £27200 Year 1
International £27200 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Dental Hygiene and Therapy at University of Bristol - UCAS