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1 BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy
Admissions Tutor – Mrs Elizabeth Bannister \\s-netapp06\BCHC_BDH_Filesharing_SHR$\Filesharing\Departments\School_Dental_Hygiene\SODHT_Admissions\Careers Day\Careers Day Presentation Sept 2013 ESB

2 Birmingham Dental Hospital 1965…..

3 2015….

4 Entrance Requirements
6 GCSE passes at grade C or above Must include English and a Biological Science (or dual award science) And …Three full A levels grades A, B, B or above must include Biology, Chemistry is strongly recommended International Baccalaureate 34 including Biology and preferably Chemistry

5 Entrance Requirements
NVQ level lll in Dental Nursing in lieu of one A level subject, 2 A levels – one must be Biology Some work experience in dentistry – observation of a dental hygienist/therapist is expected IELTS grade 7.0 if English is not the first language

6 Entrance Requirements – Offer Conditions
Satisfactory health clearance Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and report

7 Vocational Qualification
Dental Hygienists and Therapists need to work with a flexible team approach; to have good communication skills and to demonstrate a high level of manual dexterity in order to undertake complex oral treatments Graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the General Dental Council

8 Application Process Via UCAS –
Applications close 15 January in the year of entry Shortlisted applicants are invited to interview – multiple mini interview for 2014 Interviewees are expected to be familiar with the role of the Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist within the team We take 28 students a year

9 Interviews / Offers MMIs Thursday 13th & Friday 14th February 2014
Thursday 13th & Friday 14th March 2014 Offers March 2014 Applicant Visit day Wednesday 9th April 2014

10 Course Curriculum 3 years full time
Modular course (all modules compulsory) Theory: lectures, tutorials, small group, self- directed learning, computer assisted learning Clinical: phantom head and patient care Intensive course, lots of hands on

11 Treating Patients On clinic in the second term of first year

12 First Year Modules Professionalism and reflective practice
Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice Dental Public Health – Dentistry in Society Introduction to Adult Restorative Dentistry Oral Health Promotion and Education Biomedical Sciences

13 Second Year Modules Adult Restorative Dentistry – Theory and Clinical Practice Periodontal Diseases - Theory and Clinical Practice Paediatric Dentistry Applied Pharmacology Pain and Anxiety Control Dental Radiography

14 Third Year Modules Integrated Clinical Practice Research Project

15 Assessment Written examinations (essays, EMSQ, short answers)
Objective Structured Clinical Examination Assignments Competency tests on phantom head and on patients Case presentations Continuous assessment on clinical practice

16 Fees This is a collaborative programme managed by Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust and validated by the University of Birmingham There are no fees payable Students from England and Wales are eligible to apply for a means tested bursary from Department of Health Students may also be eligible to apply for a student loan from the LEA

17 Contact us at:
School of Dental Hygiene and Therapy Birmingham Dental Hospital St Chads Queensway Birmingham B4 6NN

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