University of Plymouth

86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Dental Therapy & Hygiene

This exciting programme is innovative and patient-centred and takes place in a supportive and research rich environment. You’ll mix with both dental and dental nursing students and learn within a variety of dental teaching clinics. You'll work within our state-of-the-art facilities, receiving the highest level of core skills and knowledge. You'll become skilled at communicating with patients and colleagues, preparing you for your future role as a healthcare professional. You will benefit from a course mapped against the General Dental Council's 'Preparing for Practice'. You'll be well prepared to approach clinical problems holistically, appreciating personal social dimensions as well as the biomedical basis of oral diseases. You will be supervised by a team of consultants in clinical dentistry in each of our dental education facilities. You’ll also benefit from the strong partnerships within the University and NHS. Additional Information about this Course: * This course is subject to approval of the General Dental Council. * Benefit from a programme mapped against the General Dental Council's 'Preparing for Practice'. * Prepare for your future role as a healthcare professional. * Opportunities to work with dental undergraduates and dental nursing students to enhance the dental team philosophy. * Become skilled at communicating with patients and colleagues. * You'll be well prepared to approach clinical problems holistically, appreciating personal social dimensions as well as the biomedical basis of oral diseases. * Your clinical supervision is underpinned by a team of consultants in clinical dentistry in each of our Dental Education Facilities. * Extensive e-learning, library and other facilities which include videos, CDs, DVDs, books, publications, access to electronic journals and facilities for telematic conferencing. * Engage directly with participants and service users in a unique and meaningful way with the Community Engagement Team. * Benefit from the state of the art facilities provided by established Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE), a Community Interest Company (CIC). * Strong partnerships within the University and NHS.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine & Dentistry,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250