Dentistry (first-year entry) (5 Years) [BDS] - Overview

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Dentistry (5-year BDS)

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course prepares you for careers in the modern world of dental practice by combining clinical studies with basic and advanced dental sciences. Once you have mastered basic competencies in the University's skills facilities, you will rapidly move on to treating patients in both the Dental Hospital and local outreach clinics.

Students without the necessary science qualifications to apply directly to the 5-year BDS can take a Foundation Year which helps prepare them, see:

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