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Study dentistry in the UK

An in-depth guide to studying dentistry in the UK as an international student

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What types of dentistry degree can you study in the UK?

What do dentistry experts in UK say?

  • Lisa Clarke

    Lisa Clarke

    University of Portsmouth, Faculty of Science and Health DCP Teacing Fellow
    Lisa Clarke says

    Dental qualifications obtained in the UK are recognised all over the world, often without the need for additional training.

    Studying in the UK gives you the chance to practice speaking conversational English, learn about different cultures and attitudes, especially within a clinical setting.

    A degree in dentistry will gives you a recognisable clinical qualification, and 97% of students on our courses are employed followig competion of their chosen course. It opens more doors than working within dentistry, you have options to continue higher education as well.

  • Leanna Wynne

    Leanna Wynne

    University of Portsmouth, Faculty of Science and Health Associate Head (Global Engagement & Education Partnerships)
    Leanna Wynne says

    If you want to be a dental hygienist and therapist, dental nurse, or a dental hygienist the courses will give you the theory and practical skills to become a vital member of the dental team.

    In our Dental Academy, you’ll develop skills that allow you to complete treatments on patients, such as fillings, radiographs and impressions. You’ll study and develop your skills alongside other members of the dental team.

    The courses are accredited by the General Dental Council (GDC). The GDC continually assess the course to make sure it meets the standards required for accreditation, so you'll know you're getting the most relevant and up-to-date teaching available.

    UK universities have an impressive international reputation and rank among the best in the world By studying in the UK, you’ll be immersing yourself in centuries of high quality academia.

    The UK has a long history of welcoming international students to study at its universities, and those who decide to study in the UK will be rubbing shoulders with some of the brightest minds from all corners of the globe.

    The UK has high standards of teaching- UK universities are inspected regularly by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education to ensure that they maintain the high standards of learning which are expected.

    UK higher education degrees and qualifications are recognised by employers and academics worldwide. Students get the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, critical thinking, and connections to drive forward their careers.

    We have a partnership with the world-famous Kings College London Dental Institute (KCLDI) and our students have the opportunity to treat patients alongside 5th Year KCLDI Dental students.

    After you complete the course, depending on your visa restrictions, you may be able to register with the General Dental Council (GDC) as a dental hygienist, or dental therapist, or dental nurse and embark on a career treating patients in locations such as dental practices, hospitals and in community dental services. Additionally, you may choose to set up your own dental business.

Top dentistry programs in the UK

What are the top dentistry undergraduate programs in the UK?

Bachelor's in dentistry in the UK

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    Dentistry - BDentTech University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    5 years
    Tuition fees per year
    33,985 GBP
    Start date
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What are the top dentistry graduate programs in the UK?

Master's in dentistry in the UK

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    Forensic Dentistry - MSc University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    21,950 GBP
    Start date
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