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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery - BDS

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

The Dental School at Queen's has been responsible for delivering dental education in Northern Ireland since 1920. In the National Student Survey, where our final year students have an opportunity to give anonymous feedback on the completion of their 5-year course, the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at Queen’s University is consistently highly rated.

Professional Accreditations

  • The Queen’s University Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree programme is recognised and approved by the United Kingdom’s General Dental Council (GDC) as a registrable qualification.

Career Development

  • Students will have the opportunity to undertake clinical placements from year 1 of the course. During their course students will gain valuable experience in a range of clinical settings to help develop their skills and career opportunities.
  • Students who successfully complete the BDS programme can apply for full registration with the GDC which allows the registrant to practise as a dentist in the UK if the student fulfils the UK government’s residency requirements.

Career Prospects

Introduction
Studying for a dental degree at Queen’s will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions.

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.

Application deadline

15 October

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 31,530per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : AAA

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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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 85 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated welcome service, an orientation programme (five days in September and four days in January), and events.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 16 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    171 75%

    11th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

    3

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