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Degree Programme in Dental Hygiene

This curriculum is a translation of the curriculum of the Finnish degree program.

Structure of Studies

The extent of the degree studies in Dental Hygienist is 210 ECTS credits. According to the curriculum, one year of studying yields 60 ECTS credits, which corresponds to a student’s workload of 1,600 hours. The student’s workload consists of direct contact teaching, distance learning and independent studying, online learning, practice etc. Furthermore, research and development activities based on the needs of working life are integrated into the studies.


We reserve the right to make changes to the curriculum due to the need to update the content being studied.