Glasgow Caledonian University Dental Hygiene

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Glasgow Caledonian University Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygienist/Therapists are highly skilled professionals who promote good dental health care as part of a team – providing preventative, periodontal & restorative therapies in adults & children’s teeth, through clinical treatment and education.

This exciting and challenging programme is taught in Glasgow Dental Hospital, Glasgow Caledonian University and a number of outreach centres. The Dental School’s clinical skills laboratories have superb facilities and state of the art teaching technologies.

Course Details

3 Years
Start Date
11 September 2017
Full Time
Subject Area
Health and Social Care
GCU Glasgow


Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. A guide to fees at GCU.

Additional Costs

Minimum Entry Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
Year 1
SQA Higher: BBBB including Biology plus Nat 5 English and a second science at C

A level: BCC including Biology, plus GCSE English and a second science (Physics, Chemistry or Maths) at C/4

ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 to include Biology at Higher and Ordinary level Maths and English at O2

IB Diploma: 24 points must include Higher Level Biology and a second science

BTEC Extended Diploma including Biology at MMP plus GCSE English at C

College: HND Dental Nursing SQA Higher BB including Biology/Human Biology. HNC/SVQ/NVQ/NEBDN Dental Nursing SQA Higher BBB including Biology/Human Biology. Other science-based HND qualifications may be considered, please enquire.