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B.Sc. On Campus

Dental Hygiene (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

36 months
Duration
17600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

If you want a career as a dental hygienist, working as a crucial part of the dental team to treat and prevent oral disease, this Dental Hygiene (Hons) at University of Portsmouth is for you.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Studying in our Dental Academy, you’ll get the skills and knowledge for registration with the General Dental Council (GDC), which is essential for practicing as a dental hygienist. After the course, you can take your skills into areas such as general dental practice, hospital dental services or the armed forces.

On this Dental Hygiene (Hons) at University of Portsmouth , you'll:

  • Learn how to treat oral disease and promote oral health
  • Be taught in our Dental Academy, which has the latest technology used in dental practices including 2 clinics with 44 dental treatment bays, 2 individual surgeries, a phantom head room, a decontamination suite, and radiography booths
  • Get out of the classroom to perform dental procedures and patient management in the Dental Academy alongside other members of the dental team
  • Take part in community outreach projects in the local area
  • Build your experience in working as part of a dental team, studying alongside dental therapy, dental nursing and dental students as well as qualified professionals

Careers and opportunities

You'll be qualified to work in areas such as:

  • general dental practice
  • hospital dental services
  • the Armed Forces
  • the NHS
  • health promotion

Roles the graduates have taken on include:

  • dental hygienist
  • oral health educator
  • practice manager
  • practice owner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Skills Training Framework
  • Foundation of Evidence Based Practice
  • Foundations of Dental Hygiene Practice
  • Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene Practice
  • Science Informing Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points – 128–136 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, including 40 points from a pure Science subject For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application (calculate your UCAS points)
  • BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDD–DDM

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

EU, EEA or Swiss students: A Transition Scholarship will be applied to your fees reducing them to the same amount as UK students.

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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