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  BDS Dental Surgery (International student route)


University of Central Lancashire    School of Dentistry

Full time March Other 18 months full-time Award winner
Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative journey with our exclusive BDS Dental Surgery (International student route) programme tailored for overseas qualified dentists. This 18-month course offers a unique pathway to join our BDS UK programme after Year 3, provided you meet the entry requirements. Delve into a blend of online and face-to-face learning, honing your clinical skills in our cutting-edge facilities and real-world clinics. Benefit from a partnership with {my}dentist, receiving substantial financial support and career opportunities post-graduation. Engage with experienced mentors, preparing for assessments and gaining hands-on experience in UK dental practices. Upon successful completion, seize the chance to secure an associate contract and pursue further specializations. With a focus on personal and professional development, this programme equips you to excel in the dynamic field of dentistry. Join us and elevate your dental career to new heights.

About the course

Our Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) - International Route is designed for overseas qualified dentists and allows entry to our BDS UK programme after the third year.

This BDS course is only available to international students.

This 18-month programme allows overseas qualified dentists to enter our BDS course after Year 3, providing you meet the entry requirements. You'll then study and be assessed in the curriculum of Years 4 and 5.

You'll undertake practical and clinical components in an Enhanced Training Practice in the UK and in our Phantom Head facilities at our Preston Campus. The knowledge component of the programme is delivered online and in face-to-face seminars and lectures.

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Entry Requirements

Overseas BDS or equivalent (dental degrees from outside the UK and EEA) and the ability to demonstrate that their degree contains modules that will allow them to receive APL for years 1, 2 and 3 of the award.

A letter or certificate of good standing from the dental authority in the country where they last worked as a dentist and the country they qualified in.

Applicants will be required to attend an entry assessment in the UK.

All successful applicants will need to undergo Occupational Health Screening prior to admissions and to undergo an Enhanced DBS check prior to enrolment.


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