Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

We are committed to providing an outstanding educational and clinical experience, which enables our students to achieve their best and become caring, confident dental professionals.

Learning and Teaching Excellence

The Higher Education Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy is a 27 month full-time course enabling students to gain professional accreditation as dental hygienists and dental therapists.

We recognise the importance of training the dental team together so you’ll learn alongside dental students in a way that prepares you for practice.

You’ll also benefit from our outreach training programme. It’s one of the most rigorous placement programmes in the UK. Treating patients of all ages and backgrounds in real work environments sharpens your skills and gives you a head start in your career.

NSS Results 2018

Our students find the course provides them with opportunities to explore ideas, apply what they have learnt and to achieve their best.

This is reflected in the National Student Survey where we consistently achieve 100 per cent overall student satisfaction.

Our teaching is driven by world-class research so you’ll learn about the new techniques and advances that are rapidly taking place in the field of dentistry.

Our research is multidisciplinary with a mix of biomedical, engineering and social scientists working together for the advancement of clinical excellence.

You’ll also benefit from first class facilities, including our new virtual simulation suite where you can practice dentistry in a virtual reality environment.

Apply to Study

The course has one intake per year in April. Our next intake is April 2020.

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Please complete our online form if you wish to receive up to date information about our next intake in April 2020.

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