Dental Hygiene

University College London (UCL)

M.Sc. Blended
36 months
7050 GBP/year
5255 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Dental Hygiene programme offered at the University College London (UCL) will enable you to make evidence based assessments to facilitate clinical decision-making.


The Dental Hygiene programme offered at the University College London (UCL) will serve to enhance your level of professional confidence and leadership skills through individual study, group project work, teamwork and organisational skills. 

This in turn may equip you to consider alternate employment settings such as allied healthcare leadership or teaching posts.

Teaching and learning

The modules will primarily be delivered online with block teaching at UCL Eastman of practical skills, lab work, group seminars and discussions. Learning methods will be through flip teaching, exercises based on reading material, discussion sessions, and didactic lectures. Assessment takes place through clinical cases, written assessments, online quizzes, discussion forums and oral examination


This degree will enhance your knowledge and understanding of Dental Hygiene which can be applied in a clinical setting. The completion of the dissertation in year 3 will provide students with research and leadership skills equipping them to consider alternate employment pathways.


Studying on this MSc programme will enable students to make evidence based assessments and apply them to clinical decision making. It will develop their ability to analyse or synthesise ideas and to organise complex materials in a lucid manner.  It will enhance their professional confidence, leadership skills, and encourage teamwork skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Dentition Management
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Management of Other Oral Conditions and Special Care Dentistry
  • Periodontal Management 
  • Evidence Based Healthcare
  • Leadership, Teaching and Clinical Governance
  • Oral Health Promotion and Patient Reported Outcomes

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must hold an approved dental hygiene qualification (diploma or bachelors) and be currently working as dental hygienist in practice with at least three years’ clinical experience post qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7050 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5255 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5255 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.


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