Edinburgh Dental Institute

BSc (Hons) in Oral Health Sciences

The BSc (Hons) in Oral Health Sciences leads to a qualification in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy.

The programme

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The BSc (Hons) in Oral Health Sciences is the only four year Honours degree in this subject in the UK.

The curriculum

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Reflective learning is essential throughout the programme, particularly in areas of clinical practice.

Teaching and assessment

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The small number of students admitted to this course each year lends itself to a variety of teaching and assessment methods.

Fitness to Practise

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Professionalism and fitness to practise are important elements for hygienist-therapists.

School Personal Tutoring Statement

Student studying
The University runs a personal tutoring system.

What can I do with my degree?

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Graduates are well-placed to explore the dental career which suits their own particular interest and ability.

Data protection and patient confidentiality (secured)

For Staff and Students at University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian staff and students accurate and secure personal health information is an essential part of patient health care. All staff have an ethical and legal duty to keep patient information confidential.