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Dental Hygiene pathway launched providing alternative route to diploma

27 September 2021

A full NHS bursary, including tuition fees and a non-repayable bursary for living costs, is available for BSc Dental Therapy and Hygiene students and DipHE Dental Hygiene students.
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Dental Hygiene has been added to the growing portfolio of degree pathways available at Cardiff University offering an alternative pathway to achieving a Diploma in Dental Hygiene.

The Pathway to Dental Hygiene is coordinated by Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) and is designed to be flexible with learning delivered on a part-time basis in the evenings and at weekends to suit work and family commitments. Students study in an encouraging environment, improve study skills and receive help with their university application.

This exciting announcement comes on the 10th anniversary of the launch of the University’s first pathway, which was a route to a degree in history, archaeology and religion. Over the past decade a further eleven subject areas have been added which provide a route to degree studies for those who may have been away from the classroom for a number of years.

Dr Sara Jones, who coordinates the pathways, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome The School of Dentistry as partners providing new pathways to further study at Cardiff University. Not everybody is ready to begin Higher Education at 18 but we ensure that students have a clear and accessible route when the time is right for them.”

Find out more about our Pathway to a diploma in Dental Hygiene

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