BPP University Dental
The Bachelor in Dental and Oral Sciences (Hons) (BDOS) from BPP University School of Health will provide you with the theory, together with the practical and clinical training, you will need to succeed in a career as a dental therapist. The programme is also ideal if you are considering becoming a dental hygienist or, with further study, a dentist.
You will be trained to proficiently carry out the role of a dental therapist including routine treatments such as simple fillings, applying fluoride and taking x-rays. You will develop clinical expertise in a simulated setting before undertaking patient care.
This undergraduate degree programme will provide you with an excellent foundation in the knowledge and skills required for this in-demand role and will encourage you to work independently, preparing you for practice as a dental therapist with direct access to patients.
The Bachelor in Dental and Oral Sciences (Hons) degree is awarded by BPP University*
|LocationBPP University Dental Institute, Birmingham||Start DateSeptember|
|Length of programmeThree years full-time||Modes of studyClassroom, practical and clinical|
|AssessmentAssessments include essays, multiple choice question exams, short answer question exams, observed procedural skill assessments, competence assessments, clinical assessments, case report and oral exam, oral presentations, case-based written exams|
|How to applyAll applications for full-time undergraduate programmes should be made online through UCAS: www.ucas.com|
Three year programme code: AA90
- Three A-levels: minimum BBC
Two of these must be in science subjects (one of these must be a biological based subject including biology, human biology or human physiology and health and excludes general studies) or a relevant higher qualification; OR
- Access to Higher Education Diploma (Access to Health and Care Professions) or equivalent; OR
- Level 3 Dental Nursing Diploma (or above); OR
- A two-year Dental Hygiene diploma with a minimum of 60% (Merit). Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) is possible; however is dependent on the modules taken by the students in the Dental Hygiene Diploma
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.
If you do not meet the programme’s entry requirements, you may be eligible for our Pathway to HE Certificate in Health or equivalent.
If English is not your first language, you will need to have an IELTS level of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in each element) or equivalent, in addition to the above entry requirements.
All students will have to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on enrolment (a charge will apply) and provide acceptable proof of satisfactory health clearance.
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