The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Dentistry

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Dental Hygiene - Entry to Practice

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty:Faculty of Dentistry
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:The Entry-to-Practice Admission Option is an entry point to the UBC Dental Hygiene Degree Program open to both secondary-school graduates and applicants with postsecondary experience. The only entry-level dental hygiene degree program in Canada, it includes didactic and clinical instruction and leads to a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Science. Graduates are eligible for registration to practice with the College of Dental Hygienists of British Columbia as registered dental hygienists.
URL:Dental Hygiene - Entry to Practice at The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Dentistry
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,321

Tuition fee $5,320.64
Clinic fee $9,372.27

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 International Languages 

One additional approved Grade 12 course is required. Minimum of 70% in English 11 or 12 (or equivalent). Grade 11 courses listed are required but not included in calculation of admission average. There are no postsecondary-level prerequisite courses.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Immunizations: Tetanus/Diphtheria, Polio, MMR, Chickenpox, and Hepatitis B. Negative TB skin test.
Cost Notes : Tuition fee $5,320.64 Clinic fee $9,372.27

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 05, 2015