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TR052
Dental Science

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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5 Years
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585 *

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585

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This course is delivered mainly through small group tutorials. Students provide patient care under the strict supervision of qualified dental staff from the second year onwards. Note: Students entering Dental science from 2016 may not present Agricultural science as one of the two required science subjects. Students must present two of the following subjects at higher level: physics, chemistry, biology physics/chemistry.


 
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TR052 - Dental Science
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TR052 - Dental Science
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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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Majority of dental graduates enter general practice providing a complete service to patients in diagnosing, treating and preventing oral and dental diseases, correcting irregularities and replacing missing teeth.



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