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Enhanced Support Dentistry, BDs

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Enhanced Support Dentistry programme offered at King's College London is an opportunity for talented students from non-selective state schools in Greater London to pursue a career in dentistry.
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Students receive additional academic support whilst following the standard five-year Dentistry BDS programme. This combines the very latest thinking in dental education with early clinical experience. You will be taught by internationally-renowned staff and exposed to a rich breadth of skills and knowledge in a diverse clinical environment.

Key benefits

  • Evidence-based and research-led degree programme with a high level of clinical experience in all areas.
  • Ranked 1st in the UK and 4th in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings, 2016).
  • State-of-the-art clinical and technical facilities.
  • Largest dental school in the UK graduating over 160 dentists a year.
  • Partnership with the world-famous hospitals: Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’.
  • Opportunity to intercalate a BSc degree.
  • Access to a link-mentor who can help explain topics or arrange additional tutorials with appropriate teaching staff.
The Enhanced Support Dentistry programme is offered at King's College London.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Dentistry 
  • Management and Leadership 
  • Professionalism in Health Care 
  • Social and Behavioural Sciences 
  • Dental Public Health 
  • Radiology 
  • Care of the DHItal Patient 
  • Science - Biomedical Sciences 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.
  • Required subjects
Biology and Chemistry are required, as well as GCSE English language and Mathematics. All applicants must take the UCAT
  • Preferred subjects
We have no preferred other subjects, but applicants must note the compulsory subjects

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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