Dentistry is regarded as one of the most progressive course of its kind in the UK, and has always been recognised for its high teaching standards. Dental graduates from Queen's have made a marked impact on national and international dentistry. There are a wide range of career opportunities available in dentistry. Following graduation it is mandatory to undergo a further one year of training in a Dental Foundation Training Scheme. Dentists can then decide to follow a career as a general dental practitioner or train to become a specialist in a dental discipline. Other dental career options include hospital dentistry, community dentistry, armed forces dentistry and university teaching and research.
Years 1 and 2 - Students are attached to dental clinics and also undertake modules where they learn about the foundations of clinical practice including the biomedical and behavioural sciences as well as the principles of dental patient management, dental health promotion and core clinical dental skills.
Year 3 - Introduces a greater clinical component within the various clinical dental specialties as well as developing students’ core clinical skills in Restorative dentistry. Students also learn about the impact of systemic disease in dentistry.
Year 4 and 5 - Emphasis is on teaching advanced dental clinical skills within the range of clinical specialties in dentistry. Students carry out the full range of dental treatment for their own adult and child patients. Most of the paediatric dentistry course is carried out in outreach clinics. During the course of the degree, some students opt to study for an extra year to achieve an additional Intercalated BSc degree.
Grades / Points
AAA including A-Level Chemistry and Biology A maximum of one Applied subject at either A-level will be counted. A-level Critical Thinking and General Studies are not acceptable.GCSE Enlish Language and Mathematics are required if not offered at AS or A-level.
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£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
Queen's University Belfast is ranked 180 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019) and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research.