London - King’s College
King’s College Dental School was ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2019). With Partnerships with the world-famous hospitals: Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’, students will be working in state of the art clinical and technical facilities.
- Integrated Learning
- High UCAT score required
- Very Competitive
About the university Compare
|Phone number||020 7836 5454|
|Teaching style|| Integrated/Traditional|
The integrated nature of the course means that the basic science teaching will relate to clinical practice and clinical teaching. Throughout the degree, the teaching will shift from theoretical and academic science to practical and clinical experience
From Year 3 onwards more than half your time will be spent on clinics.
|Course length||5 years|
Students have the opportunity to intercalate a BSc degree.
|Courses offered||4 Courses Offered|
· Undergraduate and Graduate entry – 5 years
· Dentistry entry Programme for Medical Graduates - 3 Years
· Dentistry Graduates for graduates in biomedical-related science subjects and healthcare professionals with a degree - 4 years
· Enhanced Support Dentistry Programme – 5 years
|Foundation or access||No|
|Local area||Central London|
Most accommodation options are in central London. There are convenient transport links to every part of the city.
|Social life||There are more than 300 clubs and societies to be a part of. There are plenty of options for a night out. There are world class and theatres and museums to enjoy.|
6 stations lasting 5 minutes each
|Interview dates||December - March|
|UCAT||There is not a threshold UCAT score however a higher score is advantageous in securing an interview offer.|
The Situational Judgement Test is also taken into account when shortlisting.
|GSCE||N/AGCSE’s not used beyond minimum requirements.|
Grades required: Grade 6/B In English Language and Mathematics
|A-level||A*AA is common|
Subjects required:Biology or Chemistry in addition to studying one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or Psychology.
Grades required: A*AA
Applications will be considered who are resitting one or more of their School qualifications where there are mitigating circumstances.
|Scottish highers||Grades required: AAA|
Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers.
The same subject in both Higher and Advanced Higher will not be counted
|Scottish advanced||Grades required: AA|
Must be combined with three Scottish Highers.
The same subject in both Higher and Advanced Higher will not be counted.
Subjects required:Chemistry and Biology
|IB||Grades required: 35 points|
Subjects required: 7,6,6 at Higher Level with HL6 in both Chemistry and Biology
|Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)||2:1 Honours Degree|
A grade B in Biology or Chemistry and a B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or Psychology at A-Level must be achieved.
The GCSE requirements must be met.
|Applications in 19/20||Total number of home applicants: 665|
|Interviews in 19/20||Total number of applicants interviewed: 321|
|Offers in 19/20||Total number of offers: 221|
|Success rate in 19/20||Application success rate: |
Offers per applicant: 1 in 3
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 1.5