United Kingdom

University of the Highlands and Islands

12b Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ, United Kingdom

University of the Highlands and Islands

Oral Health Science

This leading degree in Oral Health Science offers both dental nurses and school leavers the opportunity to train for a structured professional career in dental hygiene and dental therapy, a sector currently experiencing a shortage in skilled practitioners. The role of dental hygienists and dental therapists is varied. You will provide clinical and educational care in the community, including prevention, fillings and treatment for periodontal (gum) disease. Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team are essential. You will receive a thorough understanding in all aspects of dental care including the latest in practical skills and procedures. Delivered from our purpose-built dental buildings in Inverness, Stornoway and Dumfries, you will have access to state-of-the-art equipment and a highly skilled team of clinical and academic staff.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Inverness College UHI,Inverness
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £11,550