The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

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Dental Hygiene

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Dentistry
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Description:The Dental Hygiene program prepares you to become a dental hygienist committed to advancing oral health and community service. Dental Hygiene is a health profession involving theory and evidence-based practice that draw on biomedical, social, and behavioural sciences, as well as the body of dental hygiene knowledge. Dental hygienists are responsible for health promotion, education, clinical therapy, research, and administration. The practice of dental hygiene involves collaboration with clients, dentists, dental assistants, other health professionals, and society.

The Dental Hygiene program accepts applications from international students. Prospective international students should determine certification requirements in the country of their intended practice. All applicants should be aware that owing to the small number of places available each year, the program is very competitive for entry.
URL:Dental Hygiene at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,057
International: $44,842

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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 

- Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

- Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).

* 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 July 13, 2020