M.Sc. Blended

Dental Hygiene

University College London (UCL)

36 months
8000 GBP/year
6450 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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 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:
  • Periodontal Management I
  • Dentition Management
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Management of Other Oral Conditions and Special Care Dentistry
  • Evidence Based Healthcare
  • Leadership, Teaching and Clinical Governance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6450 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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