Dentistry Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Oral Health Sciences BSc (Hons) The University of Edinburgh 74% 0% 0% £9250 £34800 225 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth 61% 5% 0% £9250 £25400 131 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Dental Technology BSc (Hons) University of Bolton 88% 0% 5% £9250 £40650 104 Bolton On campus Full-time
Dental Technology BSc (Hons) Cardiff Metropolitan University 82% 10% 5% £9000 £15000 £16000 148 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Gateway to Dentistry BDS University of Bristol - 5% 5% £9250 £29300 172 Bristol On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth 67% 0% 0% £9250 £20200 131 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc (Hons) University of Bristol - 5% 0% £9250 £29300 172 Bristol On campus Full-time
Oral Health Sciences BSc University of Dundee 91% 0% 0% £9250 £28620 221 Dundee On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS Cardiff University 70% 7% 1% £9000 £25450 161 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Dental Surgery BDS The University of Sheffield 84% 3% 7% £9250 £46190 157 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Dentistry - BDS entry BDS University of Bristol - 5% 0% £9250 £43100 175 Bristol On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS Queen's University of Belfast 97% 5% 2% £9250 £37600 178 Belfast On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene BSc (Hons) Teesside University 82% 0% 0% £9250 £15000 - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Dental Surgery BDS Plymouth University 95% 0% 1% £9250 - 179 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy and Dental Hygiene BSc (Hons) Cardiff University 75% 0% 0% £9000 - 143 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS King's College London 40% 5% 1% £9250 - 181 London On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 71% 0% 10% £9250 - 136 Preston On campus Full-time
Oral Health BSc (Hons) Queen Mary University of London 71% 5% 0% £9250 - 137 London On campus Full-time
Clinical Dental Technology BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 78% 0% 0% £9250 - 130 Preston On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS University of Birmingham 89% 5% 0% £9250 - 175 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy and Hygiene with Integrated Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Plymouth University 96% 0% 0% £9250 - 183 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy and Hygiene BSc (Hons) King's College London 38% 4% 0% £9250 - 150 London On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS Queen Mary University of London 78% 5% 0% £9250 - 182 London On campus Full-time
Enhanced Support Dentistry Programme BDS King's College London 38% 10% 0% £9250 - 151 London On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy and Hygiene BSc (Hons) Plymouth University 100% 0% 1% £9250 - 183 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Dental Nursing FdSc The University of Northampton 77% 10% 25% £9250 - 85 Northampton On campus Full-time
Dentistry (Graduate Entry) BDS University of Central Lancashire 77% 0% 5% £9250 - 136 Preston On campus Full-time
Dental Surgery BDS University of Liverpool 81% 0% 1% - - 159 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Oral Health Science BSc Glasgow Caledonian University 42% - 0% £9250 £9250 - 175 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Dental Surgery / Oral Science MChD University of Leeds 63% 0% 0% - - 166 Leeds On campus Full-time
Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Dentistry) (Year 0) BDS University of Liverpool - 0% 1% - - 160 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Dentistry (BDS pre-dental year entry) BDS The University of Manchester 39% 5% 0% - - 174 Manchester On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) University of Liverpool 92% 0% 0% - - 160 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc (Hons) The University of Manchester 52% 0% 0% - - 151 Manchester On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) Newcastle University 40% 0% 5% - - 161 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Dentistry (BDS first-year entry) BDS The University of Manchester 39% 5% 0% - - 171 Manchester On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS Newcastle University 96% 5% 0% - - 172 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) University of Leeds 58% 0% 0% - - 146 Leeds On campus Full-time
Dentistry BDS University of Glasgow 93% 0% 9% - - 230 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Dental Therapy) (Year 0) BSc (Hons) University of Liverpool 86% 0% 1% - - 160 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene DipHE Cardiff University 92% - 0% £9000 - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Oral Health Science FdSc University of Essex - - - £9250 £28850 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Dental Technology (top-up) BSc (Hons) University of Bolton - - - £9250 £13550 - Bolton On campus Full-time
Advanced Periodontal Practice (Dental Care Professional) MSc University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Oral Health Science BSc University of the Highlands and Islands - - - £9250 £9250 £15360 £15996 - Inverness On campus Full-time
Dental Technology FdSc The Sheffield College - - 30% £7500 - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Periodontology MSc University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Dental Nursing CertHE University of Portsmouth - - - £9250 £18100 - Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Dental Hygiene DipHE Bangor University - - - £9000 - - Bangor On campus Full-time
Dental Surgery (Graduates Only) BDS University of Aberdeen - - - £9250 - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Conscious Sedation for Dentistry PgCert University of Portsmouth - - - £5600 - - Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc (Hons) University of Birmingham - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Dentistry Entry Programme for Medical Graduates BDS King's College London - - - £9250 - - London On campus Full-time
Dentistry Graduate/Professional Entry Programme BDS King's College London - - - £9250 - - London On campus Full-time
Dental Nurse Practice CertHE Teesside University - - - £6150 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Dental Technology FdSc University of Worcester - - 25% - - - Worcester On campus Full-time
Paediatric Dentistry DDSc University of Liverpool - - - - - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Orthodontics DDSc University of Liverpool - - - - - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) MClinDent Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Master of Dental Public Health (MDPH) MDPH University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Clinical Dentistry PhD The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Orthodontics MScD Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Diagnostic Oral Pathology MMedSci The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Dental Materials MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Dental Materials Science MSc University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Dentistry PhD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Prosthodontics DClinDent The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Applied Dental Professional Practice) MSc University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Dentistry (with clinical component) 4 Year (Part-Time) PhD University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
Dentistry (non-clinical) PhD University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Advanced Dental Clinical Practice) MSc University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Periodontics DClinDent The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Dental Technology MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Prosthodontics DClinDent The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Dentistry (non-clinical) (Part-Time) PhD University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
Periodontology MSc (Clin) The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Minimally Invasive Dentistry DClinDent Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Dentistry and Dental Sciences PhD Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Forensic and Legal Odontology (PGCert) PgCert University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Dentistry PhD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Dental Materials Science MSc The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Dentistry (with clinical component) 5 Year PhD University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Endodontics MSc (Clin) The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Paediatric Dentistry MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Part-time
Orthodontics DClinDent Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Dental Therapy BSc (Hons) London South Bank University - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Dentistry (Professional Doctorate) DProf ProfDoc University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
Endodontic Practice MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Master in Dental Public Health MDPH The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics MSc (Clin) The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Endodontology DClinDent The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Experimental Oral Pathology (Oral Sciences) MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Biomaterials Science and Dental Technology MPhil The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Clinical Dentistry (Endodontology) MClinDent Cardiff University - - - - - - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Endodontology MSc University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Part-time
Forensic and Legal Odontology (PGDip) PgDip University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
Dental Technology MSc The University of Sheffield - - - - - - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Dental Law and Ethics MA University of Bedfordshire - - - - - - Luton On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
72 /100
616 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

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 £39690 £36567 £35218
25-75 percentile range £32775 - £49690 £21425 - £44097 £13919 - £45944

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.

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

Jobs of graduates of Dentistry (15 months after graduation)

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

85% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Elementary occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Dentistry in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Dentistry

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Dentistry, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Dentistry is the study of the vocational science concerned with the observation, diagnosis and treatment of damage, disease and disorder to the teeth and gums of homo sapiens, in both clinical and non-clinical settings.

The median salary of graduates of Dentistry was £39690 15 months after graduation, £36567 3 years after graduation and £35218 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Dentistry studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery - BDS
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Master of Dental Surgery - MChD
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Doctor of Dental Science - DDSc
  • Master of Clinical Dentistry - MClinDent
  • Master of Dental Public Health - MDPH
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science in Dentistry - MScD
  • Master of Medical Sciences - MMedSci
  • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry - DClinDent
  • Master of Science (Clinical) - MSc (Clin)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery - DDS
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Arts - MA