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Oral Health Sciences

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
5074 USD/year
2537 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Oral Hygienist is a professional who focuses on the prevention of oral disease and maintenance of good oral hygiene. Oral Health Sciences courses is offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Overview

Overview

Oral hygienists focus on the prevention of oral disease and the maintenance of good oral hygiene.

The Oral Health Sciences programme at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg aims to address and improve the oral health needs of patients and communities. You will learn how to deliver appropriate oral hygiene services in a wide range of settings, like schools, private practices, academia, research, community health centres, sales and marketing, and military health.

Oral hygienists work in the government sector, universities, private surgeries, private companies, and research institutions.

Wits is one of few oral health training institutes in South Africa and has a reputation for producing world-class dental professionals. You can also pursue postgraduate studies once you’ve completed the programme.

Career Opportunities

Oral Hygienists work in community, industrial, private practice and public service clinics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anatomy
  • Oral Biology and Physiology for Dental Auxiliaries
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Oral Health
  • Behavioural and Social Sciences for Dental Auxiliaries
  • Oral Microbiology for Dental Auxiliaries
  • Oral Pathology for Dental Auxiliaries
  • Second year

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • English Home Language OR First Additional Language
  • Level 4
  • Life Sciences AND/OR Physical Science
  • Level 4
  • Mathematics
  • Level 4
  • Maths Literacy
  • Level 7

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5074 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5074 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2537 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2537 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

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Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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