BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Science
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAB (including Biology).
- Typical contextual A-level offer
ABB (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 2022.
- Over 95% of dentistry and dental hygiene and therapy graduates from The University of Manchester go on to work and/or study within 15 months after the course (discoveruni.gov.uk).
Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2024 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £31,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
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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