Dental Surgery, Bachelor | Queen's University Belfast | Belfast, United Kingdom
60 months
35800 GBP/year
4630 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Dental School at Queen's has been responsible for delivering dental education in Northern Ireland since 1920. The Dental Surgery programme at Queen's University Belfast has been designed to ensure our graduates have the knowledge, skills and attributes to work effectively and successfully in the dental profession.

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Career Prospects 

The Dental Surgery programme at Queen's University Belfast  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. On completion of undergraduate studies, most graduates 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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.
  • Introduces a greater clinical component within the various clinical dental specialties. Students continue to develop their clinical skills in Restorative Dentistry, carrying out assessment and treatment of their own patients. 
  • 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. Clinical teaching takes place both within the Dental School and in Outreach dental clinics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

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600 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements


  • All offers are made on the basis of interviews. All candidates will be ranked and a proportion selected for interview. Offers will be made on the results of the interview. 
  • All applicants, assigned as Northern Ireland (NI), Great Britain (GB) or European Union - Republic of Ireland (EU (ROI)) for fees purposes, are required to sit the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) and the results achieved will be used as part of the selection process prior to interview.
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H1H1H1H1H2H2 including Higher Level grade H1 in Biology and Chemistry + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O3 in Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 36 points overall including 6 6 6 at Higher Level including Biology and Chemistry + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4 or an equivalent acceptable to the University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35800 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,630
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,630
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £35800
  • International £35800

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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