BSc (Hons)

Dental Studies (Dental Care Professionals)

2 years
January 2025
Online learning

The BSc (Hons) Dental Studies course provides excellent academic development opportunities for Dental Care Professionals. It provides a ‘top-up’ from your existing diploma to your degree level.

Why study with us

  • Flexible, supportive and challenging series of specialised modules.
  • Tailored specifically for Dental Care Professionals. Former students have evidenced career/academic development in a wide range of areas.
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What you'll do

  • Be part of a learning community with like-minded professionals.
  • Have access to dedicated staff with expertise in the relevant areas.
  • Study the Year 3 modules only - Applied Clinical Science, Facilitating Learning in Healthcare Practice and Dissertation


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Your teaching team

Dr Neil Cook
Lecturer in Research Methods – Online Learning
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Neil teaches research methods, critical appraisal and public health across a number of our dental courses as well as supervising Master's dissertations. He has extensive experience a wide range of research projects covering quantitative, qualitative and systematic review methodol…

Dale Munday
Senior Education Lecturer
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Dale is the course leader for our MSc Dental Education course. He teaches across our stand alone Dental Education qualifications too. He has particular expertise in assessment and feedback practices and digital education. Dale is a Senior Fellow of the Advance HE (formally HEA) a…

Future careers

The knowledge and skills gained in the BSc (Hons) Dental Studies for Dental Care Professionals programme will positively support your clinical and educational role as a Dental Care Professional.

Fees and funding

Distance Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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