Diploma in Dental Hygiene

University of Otago

Subject area

Dental Hygiene and Therapy

Qualification

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Entry requirements

New Zealand University entrance qualification including Biology to NCEA level 2; or equivalent

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This programme trains a dental auxiliary with the base of knowledge and clinical skills which are required to provide the full range of dental hygienist duties.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Health at this level can earn:

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$41,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The Sir Murray F. Brennan Scholarship in Rowing

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

$16,000 over 2 years

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N G Stewart Scholarship at the University of Otago

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/entrance-scholarships

Value:

NZ$1,500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

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Sources

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