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BDS Dentistry (pre-dental entry)
Train to be a dentist even if you don't have science qualifications through this course with a foundation year.

BDS Dentistry (pre-dental entry) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
BDS
Duration
6 years
Typical A-level offer

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
6/75
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Spend an additional year preparing for the five-year BDS course if you do not have the appropriate science qualifications for direct entry.
  • Study at a university ranked 4th in the UK for dentistry, according to the QS World University Rankings 2017.
  • Have the option to study for an intercalated BDS degree , where you interrupt the course for a year to achieve a BSc award in a related subject.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .

Fees

Fees for entry in 2018 have not yet been set. For entry in 2017 the tuition fees were #9250 for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry.

Additional expenses

When on the clinics you will need to wear a tunic - which cost approximately £25 each - as well as black trousers or skirt and black leather duty shoes that are close fitting around the toes and heels.

There will be travel costs when attending community clinics in the Greater Manchester area from Year 4. There is no discounted parking on campus for students if you have a car.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 0211
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/dentistry/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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