King’s College London Dental Hygiene and Therapy

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King’s College London Dental Hygiene and Therapy

King’s College London Dental Hygiene and Therapy

 

 

BSc (Hons)

Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Learn in a team-based environment with other student dentists

B750UCAS code 3yrsfull time

Star Course Overview

Why take this course?

Not many people like going to see their dentist. However, if you want to keep your teeth healthy then it’s crucial to regularly see a dental care professional as they form an essential part of our oral health regime.

This course incorporates the knowledge; skills and professionalism you will need to provide dental care to patients and become a vital member of the dental team.

Values and the NHS Constitution

We endeavour to recruit students to our health and social care courses who have the right values base and demonstrate appropriate behaviours. We embed the values of the NHS Constitution throughout our admissions processes and they are an essential part of the curricula. Find out more about the values we look for.

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • Study alongside dental nursing and dental students, enabling you to build effective team-working skills
  • Train in a range of dental procedures and patient management techniques in our purpose-built Dental Academy
  • Put your learning into action during outreach activity, which can be taken in a number of community settings

What opportunities might it lead to?

Our courses are accredited by the General Dental Council. Once you complete this course, you’ll be able to register and work in the dental care sector. It also offers dual accreditation for the combined role of dental hygienist/dental therapist.

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • general dental practice
  • hospital dental services
  • the Armed Forces
  • the NHS
  • health promotion
Amrita Kalyan, BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy student 2013

I chose to study this course because during the Open Day I loved the vibrant atmosphere and the excellent teaching facilities provided by the Dental Academy.

Amrita Kalyan, BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy student 2013

It’s not too late to apply for 2017

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Key Facts

UCAS Course Code:
B750
Duration
3 years full time
2017 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The UCAS tariff for 2017 entry has changed. See how this affects your tariff score A LEVELS
120 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, including 40 points from a pure Science subject. See full entry requirements
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
We accept UCAS points from other qualifications. See full details and English Language qualifications
2018 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
A LEVELS
120 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, including 40 points from a pure Science subject. See full entry requirements

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
We accept UCAS points from other qualifications. See full details and English Language qualifications

Fees
UK and EU students
Please contact admissions@port.ac.uk

Channel Islands and Isle of Man students
2017/18 entry: full time: £22,029**

International students
2017/18 entry: full time: £25,400**

*Tuition fee may be subject to annual increase.
**Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

As a result of the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review, there may be changes to funding mechanisms for courses which are currently NHS funded. Exact funding requirements are yet to be confirmed but are likely to affect students applying for courses due to start September 2018 onwards.

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Contact
admissions@port.ac.uk
+44 (0)23 9284 5566
Department
Dental Academy
Programme specification
Accreditations & Endorsements