Dental Schools in the UK
In this area, you will find information about the different dentistry schools in the UK; information such as undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, CPD courses, entry requirements for British and international students, their position in the world ranking for dental schools in 2019 , selection procedure and a bit of history of each university.
Barts and The London
Barts and The London Dentistry BDS 5 Years (A200)
Dentistry | BDS (5 Years), Full time
UCAS Code: A200, Institution Code: Q50, Campus Code: W
UCAS application deadline: 15 October
Dentistry 3rd - The Guardian University Guide 2017 – UK subject rankings
1st in London for overall student satisfaction – NSS 2016dit it.
Offer the following courses:
Dental Surgery (BDS) A200
Dental Surgery with a preliminary year (BDS) A204
Dental Therapy and Hygiene (BSc) B752
Dental Hygiene (Diploma) B750
King's Dental School is the best Dentistry school in the U.K. and 2nd best in Europe and in the world, according to the QS World University Ranking for Dental Schools 2019. Here, you can find out the entry requirements (grades, UCAT), Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes as well as Dentistry short courses for dental professionals.
The entry requirements may vary for each dental school as well as for different programmes so it's very important you read carefully that section. There are different entry requirements such as grades (A-Level), subjects (Biology and Chemistry as well as GCSE or equivalent study of English and Maths), the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT), previously known as UKCAT; and English Language requirements for international students who have not completed high school in certain countries.
New Castle University UCAS Code A206
Newcastle is one of the UK's top three universities for dentistry, offering:
Expert staff, including holders of national teaching fellowships and distinguished scientist awards
Some of the most modern and best-equipped facilities in the country
High levels of clinical practice in our specialist clinics
Opportunities for study abroad and intercalated study.
Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry
Our three core aims: outstanding clinical education; strong social engagement; and world class research feature strongly in your learning experience when you come to study dentistry with us.
BDS Dental Surgery (Full-time)
BSc (Hons) Dental Therapy & Hygiene (Full-time)
Queen's University Belfast Dental Surgery (BDS) A200
ENTRY YEAR: 2017
COURSE LENGTH: 5 year(s)
A-LEVEL REQUIREMENTS: AAA or AAA + B AS depending on A-level subjects
FACULTY: Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
University of Aberdeen BDS - 4 years
The dental curriculum uses a variety of teaching methods including case based learning. The curriculum aims to:
Build on the transferable skills that you bring.
Encourage independence of learning and thinking using enquiry-based learning methods.
Centre on the clinical, social and emotional needs of the patient.
Have patient contact early in year 1 of the programme.
Fully integrate the non-clinical sciences within the clinical curriculum.
University of Birmingham
The School of Dentistry offers three undergraduate programmes across dentistry and biomedical materials science:
BDS Dental Surgery BDS A200
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc B750
BMedSc Biomedical Materials Science BMedSc BJ95
University of Bristol
The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree at Bristol provides you with a strong set of core skills essential for contemporary clinical dental practice.
UCAS code A206
Only accept applications for dentistry through UCAS.
Course duration 5 year(s) full-time
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study is not available on this course
Number of applicants accepted: 71
University of Central Lancashire
Many years of experience and quality provision have informed the establishment of the BDS graduate entry dental programme within our School of Dentistry. With just 29 students in each year, there is a high staff to student ratio and 100% success rate in gaining employment on this popular course.
University of Dundee
The University of Dundee is the best place in Scotland to study Dentistry, according to the new 2017 Guardian University Rankings.:
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (UCAS Code A200). (5 years duration.)
BSc in Oral Health Sciences. (3 yeard duration.)
University of Edinburgh
The BSc (Hons) in Oral Health Sciences is a four year degree programme which leads to a qualification in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy.
Applications are made through UCAS.
University of Glasgow Dentistry(pre-clin): A200
Dentistry at Glasgow is ranked first in the UK (Complete University Guide 2016)
All applicants must complete the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT).
Candidates are selected to progress to interview based on qualifications referred to in the BDS Person Specification and UKCAT score.
Standard academic entry requirements: AAA.
Minimum academic entry requirements: N/A.
University of Leeds
Dental surgery (5 years full time, 72 UK/EU and 4 international places available)
Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy (3 years full time, 25 UK/EU places available)
Dental Technology (3 years full time or 4 years part time)
University of Liverpool
Combined Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy
Dental Surgery BDS (UCAS code: A200)
Dental Surgery BDS (Graduate Entry Pathway) UCAS code: A201
University of Manchester
Degree awarded: BDS
Duration: 5 years
Typical A-level offer AAA including Biology and Chemistry.
Number of places/applicants: 68/824
How to apply: Applications for this course are made through UCAS
Please refer to our Application process page for guidance
UCAS course codeA206
UCAS institution code M20
University of Sheffield
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy
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