PROGRAMME DETAILS

BSc. Dental Therapy

A dental therapist is a licensed oral health professional who practices as part of the dental team to provide educational, clinical and therapeutic patient services. Dental therapists provide basic preventive and restorative treatment to children and adults, and extractions of primary (baby) teeth under the supervision of a dentist


Entry Requirement

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must have at least credit pass in three (3) core subjects at WASSCE / SSSCE Level-integrated Science, Mathematics and English Language.

At least credit pass in three (3) Elective subjects including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics.

Registered Dental Surgery Assistants (RDSA) with three year post qualification practical exposure will receive exemptions from the level 100 and 200 courses and eligible for admission to level 300.

Dental Nurses with equivalent *Qualification and one year post qualification practical exposure will receive exemptions from the level 100 and 200 courses and be eligible for admission to level 300.

Registered General Nurses will be placed at level 200.

Mature applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of admission and must possess either five credit at GCE O-Level including English Language and Mathematics or WASSCE/SSSCE with at least credit pass in three core subjects (English, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus three elective subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics).

Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, provided they are proficient in English.

All applicants would be interviewed and admission will be based on Performance at interview in addition to their academic qualification.

The student shall be in good health.