Oral Health Sciences FdSc

University of Essex

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( 4.2) 989 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE B750
Become a professional dental hygienist. Our FdSc Oral Health Science is a programme which leads to the award of a Foundation Degree, and qualifies you to register with the General Dental Council (GDC)* as a Dental Hygienist. It is based on the General Dental Council’s (GDC’s) guidance document Developing the Dental Team and is kept under continual review to ensure that you are ‘fit to practise’ upon qualification. At Essex we have one of the largest portfolios of oral health science courses in... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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57th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-20
Full Time
2 Years

Dental Nursing

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

Entry requirements
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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

Dental Nursing

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
33%
Biology
19%
Sociology
17%
Health & Social Care
15%
History
13%

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£30,073 per year
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Where you'll study

University of Essex

10 Elmer Approach
Southend
SS1 1LW United Kingdom Nearest train station: Southend Central  0.1 miles away