Dental Hygiene

University College Cork

 

Course Name Dental Hygiene
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DIPDH
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters DipDHyg
Duration 2 years
Entry Requirements

Expand+Requirements
Please note: We only accept applications from students who have completed secondary school leaving exams i.e. the Leaving Certificate must be complete prior to application.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by October 15th ...

Number of Places Approx. available places 12 (incl Mature Students)
Course Fee

Expand+2021/22 Figures:
Course Fees include a Tuition Fee of €5,700.00, Student Contribution Fee of €3,000.00 and Capitation Fee of €130 in 2021/22.

The HEA will pay the Tuition Fees for those who are eligible under the Free Fees Initiative.

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Course Content

Expand+WHAT IS DENTAL HYGIENE?
Dental Hygienists form an important complementary branch of the dental profession, performing preventive and periodontal treatments for adults and children. Working under the supervision of a dentist, the dental hygienis...

Subjects Taught

Expand+FIRST YEAR MODULES YEAR 1:
AN1004 The Anatomical Basis of Dental Hygiene (15 credits),
PL1011 Basic Science for Dental Hygiene (15 credits),
RD1004 Clinical Dental Hygiene I (5 credits),
RD1005 Clinical Dental Hygiene II (10 credits),
R...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The majority of our graduates will find work in a general practice under the supervision of a dentist, in the community with the Health Service Executive (HSE), or in a dental hospital setting. You can also avail of Continu...

Further Enquiries Dental School Office
email: dentalschooloffice@ucc.ie
http://www.ucc.ie/en/dentalschool

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