The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Dentistry

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Dental Hygiene - Degree Completion (Category 1)

The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty:Faculty of Dentistry
Field of Study:Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,428


The Degree Completion Admission Option is the entry point to the UBC Dental Hygiene Degree Program for dental hygienists who have 30 credits of specified university transferable courses and a dental hygiene diploma/certificate from an accredited North American dental hygiene diploma program. Successful applicants will receive academic credit for three years of previous post-secondary education and must complete the fourth year of the Degree Program.


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.
    Accredited dental hygiene diploma or certificate, with minimum average of 70%; or enrolled in final year of an accredited dental hygiene diploma program in North America. Sucessful completion of 30 credits of specified university transferable courses. Credits: 6 of first-year English, 6 of first-year Biology (Anatomy & Physiology), 6 of first-year Chemistry, 6 of first- or second-year Psychology, and 6 of electives.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Current registration in good standing with a regulatory authority.

      * 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 January 18, 2023