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

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE A207
If you want to work as a dental hygienist and therapist, then this is the degree for you. As a dental hygienist and therapist, you will help patients avoid and manage oral disease by promoting good oral health and providing treatments.

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Uni rankings

Medicine
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
50th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
23rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
13th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Entry requirements
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A level
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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%

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12 Dec 15

Medicine (stage 1 entry) MB BS

It's been good. The university has a lot to offered in terms of activities however the facilities need expanding...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 14 reviews

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4 star 50%
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Newcastle University
CompUniGuide ranking
23rd
Student rating
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Newcastle University currently inspires the minds of 28,000 students from over 140 countries and exists to make the world a better place. Newcastle offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. This university will engage, challenge, support and motivate you to fulfil your potential and equip you for future career success. A founding member of the prestigious Russell Group and holder of TEF Gold status for teaching excellence, the University is a hub for world-class teaching, research and collaboration across all subjects. Newcastle University campus is right in the heart of the city with quick and easy transport links with the rest of the country. The city is surrounded by stunning coastal, heritage, and countryside attractions which can be reached in minutes via the local Metro rail system and public transport.

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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