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Dental Hygiene - BSc (Hons) 2019
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: 120 points from 3 A levels, or equivalent, including 40 points from a pure Science subject. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.
Course specific requirements: All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance. This includes screening to exclude infectivity with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? Yes
Criminal check (DBS) further details: All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.
Health checks required? Yes
Health checks further details: All offers are subject to Occupational Health clearance. This includes screening to exclude infectivity with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.
Interview required? Yes
Interview further details: All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview.
Portfolio required? No
Other required? No
   
Access to HE Diploma  
Further details: 122 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (Science- must have pure Science element).
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and Science/5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English, Mathematics and Science.
   
Key/Functional Skills  
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
  Advanced Subsidiary
    Not accepted
  A level
    Further details: 120 Tariff points from 3 A levels, including a pure Science subject at grade B. For A levels which include a separate science practical component, a pass is desirable and may strengthen an application.
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Diploma
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DMM
    Further details: Must be in a Science subject
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
  National Diploma
  National Extended Diploma
    Entry requirement: DMM
    Further details: Must be in a Science subject
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma including 2 A levels, one of which must be 40 points from a pure Science subject.
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score: 120
Acceptability: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Business Administration & Finance at grade D
Construction and the Built Environment at grade D
Creative and Media at grade D
Engineering at grade D
Environmental and Land-Based Studies at grade D
Hair and Beauty Studies at grade D
Hospitality at grade D
Information Technology at grade D
Manufacturing and Product Design at grade D
Public Services at grade D
Retail Business at grade D
Society, Health & Development at grade D
Sport and Active Leisure at grade D
Travel and Tourism at grade D
Additional Information: An A level in a pure Science subject at grade B, or equivalent.
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
    Not accepted
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
Further details: 120 Tariff points from 3 Advanced Highers, including a pure Science subject at grade C.
   
Core Skills  
    Are Core Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? No
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Subjects and grades required: B1 B2 B2 B3 C1 at Higher Level, including a Higher Level in a pure Science subject at B1.
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
    Entry requirement: H3 H3 H3 H3 H3
    Further details: To include a Higher Level in a pure Science subject at H3.
International Baccalaureate  
    Entry requirement: 29
    Further details: 29 points from the IB Diploma, with 664 at Higher Level, to include 6 points from a Higher Level in a pure Science subject. 4 points from Standard Level English and Mathematics (if not passed at GCSE grade C).
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Not accepted
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
    Further details: Cambridge Pre-U score of 56, to include a Principal Subject in Science at M2.
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 67 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 51 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 185 with no component score less than 176.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
100 with a minimum of 24 in Reading, 23 in Listening, 25 in Speaking and 24 in Writing
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 68 with a minimum of 61 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 5* with a minimum of 4 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A