BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Science
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAB (including Biology).
- Typical contextual A-level offer
BBB (including Biology).Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
We require 34 points overall, including 6,5,5 in the higher level subjects (including Biology at higher Level). If Maths and English Language are not offered as part of the Diploma, they should be offered at GCSE or IGCSE at grade C (4) or above. We accept both Maths options as part of the Diploma.
- Number of places/applicants
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Learn the skills and knowledge you need to register with the General Dental Council as a dental therapist or hygienist.
- Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for Dentistry, according to the QS World University Rankings 2021.
- 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing this course.
Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.
When on the clinics you will need to wear a tunic - which cost approximately £25 each - as well as black trousers or skirt and black leather duty shoes that are close fitting around the toes and heels.
There will be travel costs when attending community clinics in the Greater Manchester area. There is no discounted parking on campus for students if you have a car.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
Allied health students on courses from September 2020 will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year which they will not need to pay back. The funding will be given to all new and continuing degree-level nursing, midwifery and many allied health students from September 2020. Please click here for more detail.
Find out about the financial support available to students starting at Manchester.
NHS bursaries are not available for this course.
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