Oral and Dental Health Sciences (Dental Hygiene and Therapy) BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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Course info

UCAS CODE A207
This practical degree equips you with the professional skills youll need for a career as a dental hygienist and therapist. As a dental hygienist and therapist, you will help patients avoid and manage oral disease by promoting good oral health and providing treatments. You will work independently on patients, in close liaison with a dental surgeon. For example: evaluating the dental and medical history of patients and planning their care, extracting primary teeth and restoration of teeth, taking... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
55th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
22nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
23-SEP-19
Full Time
3 Years

Dentistry

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Dentistry graduate salary at this uni
£32,000
UK Dentistry graduate salary
£31,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Dentistry

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
98%
Chemistry
95%
Mathematics
49%
Geography
15%
General Studies
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£34,000 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Newcastle University
CompUniGuide ranking
22nd
Student rating
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( 4.2)
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Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. We’ll engage, challenge, support and inspire you to fulfil your potential during your studies with us and equip you for future success. A founding member of the Russell Group and holder of TEF Gold status for teaching excellence, the University is a hub for teaching, research and collaboration across all subjects. Newcastle University campus is right in the heart of the city with great transport links with the rest of the country. The region has stunning coastal, heritage and countryside attractions to explore. The London campus brings the world-class education of Newcastle University to a global city. Ideally placed in the capital’s financial district, the University offer a range of business courses.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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