Dentistry Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Portsmouth 73% 0% 10% £9250 £16200 112 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 73% 0% 10% £17600 £36000 112 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 90% 0% 3% £9250 £38790 £40730 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Teesside University 90% 0% 3% £9250 £13000 170 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% £21950 £21950 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 90% 0% 3% £4565 £24600 170 Bristol On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% £47000 £47000 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% £47000 £47000 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% £47000 £47000 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% £22000 £45000 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 90% 0% 3% £12410 £19380 170 Colchester On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% £47000 £47000 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 90% 0% 3% £13990 £15440 170 Colchester On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% £22000 £45000 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% £42000 £42000 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 69% 0% 0% £9000 £23450 131 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 83% 0% 0% £9250 £30400 223 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 48% 0% 5% £9250 £25400 157 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 82% 0% 10% £9000 £13000 144 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 70% 1% 10% £9000 £23450 168 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 77% 0% 0% £9250 £18300 151 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 68% 0% 1% £9250 £24700 159 Bristol On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 90% 5% 3% £9250 £24450 172 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 68% 0% 0% £9250 £24700 145 Bristol On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 69% 0% 0% £9000 £23450 170 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 68% 0% 1% £9250 £38000 164 Bristol On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 91% 0% 0% £9250 £32800 170 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 86% 0% 1% £46250 £210850 223 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire - - - £5575 £8850 - Luton On campus Part-time
University of Bedfordshire - - - £5575 £8850 - Luton On campus Part-time
Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Central Lancashire - - - £785 - - Preston On campus Part-time
University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 95% 0% 0% - - 174 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 73% 0% 10% £9250 - 112 Northampton On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 73% 0% 10% - - 112 London On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 83% 0% 4% - - 164 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 83% 0% 4% - - 164 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 0% 4% - - 164 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 93% 5% 2% - - 152 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 95% 5% 3% £9250 - 175 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Dundee On campus Part-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Dundee On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Newcastle On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Cardiff University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 90% 0% 3% - - 170 London On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Preston On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 90% 0% 3% - - 170 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 90% 0% 3% - - 170 London On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Leeds On campus Part-time
Newcastle University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Newcastle On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 90% 0% 3% - - 170 London On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 90% 0% 3% - - 170 London On campus Full-time
University of Chester 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Chester On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Dundee On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Manchester On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Newcastle On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 3% - - 170 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 90% 0% 3% £9250 - 170 Colchester On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College - - 10% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Nottingham College - - 10% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Worcester - - 10% £9250 £13100 - Worcester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester - - 10% £22000 £47000 - Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh - - 10% - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Dundee - - 10% - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Dundee - - 10% - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Bangor University - - 10% £9000 - - Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 69% 0% 0% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 69% 0% 0% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 69% 0% 0% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 69% 0% 0% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 69% 0% 0% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 69% 0% 0% - - 131 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Teesside University 76% 0% 0% £9250 £13000 £14000 - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 76% 0% 0% £9250 £37350 - Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 82% 0% 10% - - 144 Bolton On campus Part-time
University of Liverpool 95% 0% 1% - - 160 Liverpool On campus Full-time
London South Bank University - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 100% 0% 0% £9250 - 156 Preston On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 72% 0% 0% £9250 - 173 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 64% 0% 7% - - 145 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 95% 0% 5% £9250 - 145 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 100% 0% 0% £9250 - 156 Preston On campus Full-time
London South Bank University - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 100% 0% 3% £9250 - 164 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 82% 0% 0% £9250 - 168 Newcastle On campus Full-time
King's College London 65% 0% 1% £9250 - 182 London On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 100% 0% 3% £9250 - 164 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 86% 0% 0% - - 151 Leeds On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 95% - 10% - - 181 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 92% - 5% £9000 £13620 - Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 87% 0% 2% - - 193 Dundee On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 64% 0% 0% - - 172 Manchester On campus Full-time
King's College London 68% 0% 1% £9250 - 181 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 68% 0% 1% £9250 - 181 London On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 72% 0% 0% £9250 - 176 Birmingham On campus Full-time
King's College London 72% 0% 0% £9250 - 176 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 64% 0% 0% - - 172 Manchester On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 100% 0% 4% £9250 - 175 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 72% 0% 0% £9250 - 177 London On campus Full-time
King's College London 65% 0% 0% £9250 - 154 London On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 100% 0% 0% £9250 - 156 Preston On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
549 students of Dentistry in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Dentistry

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £38000 £31509 £32318
25-75 percentile range £32000 - £48000 £21554 - £42152 £13445 - £46427

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Dentistry

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Dentistry who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Dentistry

  • Dental Practices
  • National Health Services
  • Private Hospitals
  • Teaching and Education
  • The Armed Forces
  • Universities and Clinical Research Organisations

Specialisations within Dentistry

  • Dental Anesthesiology
  • Dental Public Health
  • Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral Medicine
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics and Prosthodontics

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Dentistry who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Dentistry (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Dentistry at King's College London

85% Other Health Professionals
10% Medical Practitioners

Grading Distribution

Students of Dentistry in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Dentistry

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Dentistry studies:
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery - BDS
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science (Clinical) - MSc (Clin)
  • Master of Dental Science - MDSc
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Master of Dental Surgery - MChD
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery - DDS
  • Master of Dental Public Health - MDPH
  • Postgraduate Credits - PG
  • No award - No award
  • Master of Science in Dentistry - MScD
  • Master of Medical Sciences - MMedSci
  • Master of Clinical Dentistry - MClinDent
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Dental Science - DDSc
  • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry - DClinDent
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc

The median salary of graduates of Dentistry was £38000 15 months after graduation, £31509 3 years after graduation and £32318 5 years after graduation.

Dental Therapy at University of Central Lancashire received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 18 respondents.