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

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Year of entry: 2015

UCAS course code: A206

UCAS institution code: M20

Degree awarded: BDS

Duration: 5 years

Typical A level offer: The School requires grades AAA plus grade B in a fourth AS subject.

Course fees:

Fees for entry in 2015 have not yet been set. For entry in 2014 the tuition fees were £9,000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2015 entry.

Number of places/applicants: 68/824

Contact email:

Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 0231

How to apply:

Course description

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.

BDS Dentistry is taught in a top-ranked institution proud of its facilities, research reputation, student support, excellent innovative course and student-centred curriculum. The course aims to develop professional and ethical dentists who can:

  • Take a patient-centred approach to clinical care within the dental team
  • Apply the skills, knowledge, behaviours and abilities to practise safely and efficiently
  • Be a reflective practitioner committed to lifelong learning

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