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BDS Dentistry (pre-dental entry) / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
6 years
Typical A-level offer
We require AAA in non-science subjects.
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 here is to come and visit us on one of our open days .


Home/EU fees for entry in 2017 have not yet been set. For entry in 2016 tuition fees were £9000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2017 entry.

Fees for international students are £21,000 per annum and £38,000 per annum for clinical students

Additional expenses

When on the clinics you will need to wear a tunic, which cost approximately £25 each, black trousers or skirt and black leather duty shoes, close fitting around the toes and heels. When attending community clinics in the Greater Manchester area, from Year 4, there will be travel costs attached. There is no discounted parking on campus for students if you have a car.


No specific academic scholarships are available for this course.

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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