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Dental Nursing
Dental Nursing FdSc
Dental Nursing FdSc

Dental Nursing FdSc

  • ID:UNIC440252
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • A typical offer would be DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC.
  • achieved a GCSE in English (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above

Please note that all offers of a place on the programme are subject to:

  • successful Occupational Health Screening and
  • a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) report.

English requirement

  • IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 7.0 in all bands

Course Information



Our Dental Nursing course provides you with a wide range of academic skills and work related competencies and on completion of the award you will be able to apply for registration with the General Dental Council. The course links theory to practice, supported through underpinning knowledge, work-based clinical skills, and placement options each year.

Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. We’ve created the Northampton Employment Promise because we are so confident that if you focus on your studies and complete one of our awards you’ll be highly employable by the time you graduate. Putting you in a great position to secure employment or continue your studies.

You will understand the key competencies required to work safely as a registered dental nurse and on completion of the course you will be able to put these into practice confidently. Our Dental Nursing course encourages the holistic care and treatment of dental patients and supports you in expanding your knowledge so that you are prepared for a career in Dental Nursing.

The course is designed to recognise the increasing need for theory linked to practice, which is supported through applying the General Dental Council Standards for the Dental Team (2013) and the General Dental Council (2015) learning outcomes for Dental Nurses.

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in dental nursing: radiography, oral hygiene instruction, sedation, work-based mentoring, special care dental nursing

Ability to settle

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