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BDS Dentistry (pre-dental entry) / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
6 years
Typical A-level offer

We require AAA plus grade B in a fourth AS subject (non-science subjects or only one science offered)

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36 Points overall:

  • 6,6,6 in the Higher Level subjects
  • 5,5,5 in the Standard Level subjects
  • One science subject only permitted
  • 1 core point

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
The number is places/applicants for this course is: 6/75
How to apply

Course description

This course is aimed at students who have proven academic ability but who do not have the necessary science qualifications to apply directly to the five-year Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).

Automatic entry into the standard five-year BDS course is granted upon satisfactory completion of the foundation year (first year of a six year course).

Open days

The best way to get a feel for what it's like to study at the School of Dentistry is to come and visit us on one of our open days .


Fees for Home students approximately £9000 per annum for all programmes

International: £20,000

Clinical overseas: £35,000

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 306 0231
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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