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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery - BDS

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

This exciting programme is pioneering and patient-centered and delivered in a supportive and research-rich environment. You'll receive the highest level of core dental skills and knowledge needed for a hugely rewarding career as a healthcare professional. We offer you state-of-the art facilities and are committed to making you a dental practitioner with clinical skills of the highest order and a strong sense of social awareness.You will treat patients through partnership with the NHS Primary Care Trust in Devon and Cornwall. You’ll become familiar with a variety of clinical situations, and prepare for a future career path through solving clinical problems. You’ll also see how clinical medicine or research is practised in different social and cultural contexts in other parts of the South West, UK or the world, and further your experience through our elective opportunities.* Programme mapped against the General Dental Council’s guidance ‘Preparing for Practice’.* Treat patients through partnership with the NHS Primary Care Trust in Devon and Cornwall.* Engage directly with participants and service users in a unique and meaningful way with the Community Engagement Team.* Benefit from the state of the art facilities provided by established Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE), a Community Interest Company (CIC).* Become familiar with a variety of clinical situations.* Prepare for a future career path through solving clinical problems.* Become competent at diagnosing disease and planning preventive care.* Choose your own areas of interest to study further.* Early clinical contact with a strong patient focus.* Gain the core dental knowledge and communication skills you need to practise as a competent and caring dentist.* Strong partnerships within the University.

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 21,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB - A*AA

The typical offer is GCE A level grades A*AA-AAB which must include Biology and one further science from Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Psychology. Your third GCE A level can be from any subject area including humanities, languages, music, sport, science and social sciences. General Studies at A level is not included within any offer.The University of Plymouth are committed to widening participation and ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply with


University information

University of Plymouth

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 16 1

    28th out of 35 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    172 76%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97 97%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.44 89%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    174 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%



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