Bachelor in Dental and Oral Sciences (Hons) (BDOS)
The Bachelor in Dental and Oral Sciences (Hons) (BDOS) from BPP University School of Health will provide you with the theory, together with the practical and clinical training, you will need to succeed in a career as a dental therapist. The programme is also ideal if you are considering becoming a dental hygienist or, with further study, a dentist.
You will be trained to proficiently carry out the role of a dental therapist including routine treatments such as simple fillings, applying fluoride and taking x-rays. You will develop clinical expertise in a simulated setting before undertaking patient care.
This undergraduate degree programme will provide you with an excellent foundation in the knowledge and skills required for this in-demand role and will encourage you to work independently, preparing you for practice as a dental therapist with direct access to patients.
The Bachelor in Dental and Oral Sciences (Hons) degree is awarded by BPP University*
| Location |
BPP University Dental Institute, Birmingham
| Start Date |
| Length of programme |
Three years full-time
| Modes of study |
Classroom, practical and clinical
| Assessment |
Assessments include essays, multiple choice question exams, short answer question exams, observed procedural skill assessments, competence assessments, clinical assessments, case report and oral exam, oral presentations, case-based written exams
| How to apply |
All applications for full-time undergraduate programmes should be made online through UCAS: www.ucas.com
Three year programme code: AA90
* This programme was new for 2016 and has been provisionally accepted to commence delivery by the General Dental Council (GDC) following a paper-based submission. The GDC will carry out an on-site inspection of the programme and examinations prior to the first cohort of students qualifying, wherein approval for the purposes of registration with the GDC will be assessed by an expert panel of inspectors. This is the process for all new dental care professional (DCP) programmes.
- Gain the clinical, professional, communication and leadership skills required to have a career as a dental therapist
- Understand and utilise dental techniques in both simulated and real patient care situations
- Learn to manage and nurture patient relationships
- Work towards curriculum learning outcomes based on General Dental Council (GDC) guidelines
- Develop and upgrade your dental nurse and dental hygienist skills to progress your career
- Train at our new study centre in Birmingham - featuring brand new, modern dental facilities
- Benefit from a unique degree programme with a focus on direct access to patients so you can treat patients directly without the need for a dentist’s prescription
- Be taught by qualified dentists and dental therapists
- Learn from innovative training featuring the latest evidence-based patient care principles
- Study as a stepping stone to a career as a dentist (with further study of a BDS)