Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy 

Course Director

Ms Sarah Balian

Overview

Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) are skilled and valuable members of the dental team providing dental treatment for patients within their scope of practice and training. On qualification/registration these clinicians are able to work in primary care, general hospitals and teaching hospital settings as well as community based dental services. The collaboration of a modern and innovative university and hospital offers an inspiring and engaging environment for both student and faculty presenting with the opportunity of expanding their roles beyond the niche of dentistry and expanding into various sectors.

We will commence with our first cohort in January 2021 with a further intake in September 2021.

BSc(Hons) Dental Hygiene & Therapy

We are delighted to inform you that we are now accepting applications for our BSc in Dental Hygiene and BSC in Dental Therapy in collaboration with London South Bank University (LSBU).

Your course

Your academic learning will be delivered via a blended learning approach and your clinical skills will take place at our state of the art clinical skills and simulation suite.

As part of your training you will be rotated at the clinics within the Dental Hospital, conducting most of the treatment under close supervision from highly qualified and experienced dental staff. The specialties that students will interact with include:

Special Care Dentistry

Oral Medicine

Restorative Dentistry

Paediatric Dentistry

Orthodontics

Oral Surgery

Dental Radiology

As you progress through your training you will have the opportunity to attend ‘outreach’ placements that partner with UCLH Trust, not limited to primary and further secondary dental care settings.

 

Length of course: 3 years

Course Fee: The UK tuition fee for the 2020 - 2021 academic year is £9250.

 

Entry requirements: GCSE’s

Five GCSE’s at grade C5 or above to include English, Mathematics

and Biology.

A-Levels

120 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, including 40 points (above) in Biology.

ABB (including B or above in Biology)

General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not considered.

Access to HE Diploma

QAA Access to Medical Professions, Health and Science HE Diplomas are considered.

Individual consideration Level 3 at 60 credits (15 credits in Biology and 30 credits at distinction & 15 credits merit or higher).

Dental Nursing (NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care / NEBDN)

Accepted in-lieu of one A-Level. A-Level grades AB (including Biology at least 40 points) are required in addition.

 Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers

ABB from three Advanced Highers including Biology.

 International Baccalaureate Diploma

32 points overall including 655 in Higher Level Subjects inclusive of Higher Level Biology.

IELTS:

All students whose first language is not English, must have IELTS -Academic English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 in each component (must be within two year validity).

Overseas Students: We are unable to accept any international students for our January cohort. European students with indefinite leave to remain may apply however we will not be able to confirm this until after validation and you will also need to already have a NARIC certificate in place alongside your overseas qualifications.

Recruitment: Competitive interview. Offers will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and Occupational Health clearance.

Subject to approval with the General Dental Council and validation with LSBU, our first cohort will commence in January 2021 and we are inviting students to register their interest.

To register your interest please contact: uclh.edhec@nhs.net

 Contact details

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy
Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals

47-49 Huntley Street
London
WC1E 6DG

General enquiries
Email: uclh.edhec@nhs.net

Other information
Telephone: 020 3456 1205
Patient Enquiries:
Telephone: 020 3456 1217