King's College London
Dentistry Entry Programme for Medical Graduates BDS
King's College London

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 20 graduates of Dentistry Entry Programme for Medical Graduates BDS and other courses in Others in Language and Area Studies at King's College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Others in Language and Area Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
70 /100
20 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Classics

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Others in Language and Area Studies at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24500 £26000 £30500
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £28000 £21000 - £31500 £26500 - £37500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Classics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25428 £24015 £28555
25-75 percentile range £22205 - £29599 £18596 - £30584 £22174 - £38755

Course Description

Our Dentistry course for medical graduates is specifically designed to support a very limited number of qualified doctors wishing to pursue a career in either oral and maxillofacial surgery or oral medicine/pathology. Our course combines the 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 course with a high level of clinical experience in all areas.
  • Ranked 1st in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2020).
  • State-of-the-art clinical and technical facilities.
  • Cross-year team structure.
  • Largest dental school in the UK graduating over 150 dentists a year.

- Partnership with the world-famous hospitals: Guy's, King's College and St Thomas'.

  • Taught alongside Dental Therapy & Hygiene students.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Dentistry Entry Programme for Medical Graduates BDS at King's College London

15% Sales occupations
15% Skilled trades occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Caring personal services
10% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
10% Elementary occupations
10% Design occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Others in Language and Area Studies

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic)

7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill

PTE Academic

69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

IELTS (Academic)

7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill

PTE Academic

69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill

TOEFL (iBT)

100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills

Cambridge English Advanced

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Cambridge English Proficiency

185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill

Trinity ISE

Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

Institution's Own Test

Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

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

Costs

Tuition Fees Dentistry Entry Programme for Medical Graduates BDS

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of King's College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of King's College London in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #1 
    • #5 
    Dentistry
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #1 
    • #7 
    Dentistry
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #8 
    • #12 
    Dentistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #14 
    Dentistry
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

See all 38 university rankings of King's College London

About King's College London

King’s College London (KCL) was established in 1892 and is located in the very centre of London. International students can start by taking KCL’s International Foundation, a one-year course intended to improve your knowledge on a particular subject while bringing your English to a level where you’re comfortable studying and communicating. The famous city of London offers innumerable advantages to young students, including myriad work opportunities, reliable and extensive public transport, and abundant entertainment options.

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Student composition of King's College London

undergraduates:
22110
postgraduates:
13810
Total:
35920
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