Leeds University


The University of Leeds has the only joint Master and Bachelor dentistry degree in the UK. The course integrates clinical dentistry along with science and personal development. Students have access to 3D virtual reality dental training simulators to practice clinical skills and build their confidence. Integrated learning with the whole dental team allows students to develop their communication, leadership and professional skills.

Key points

  •  The only joint Master and Bachelor dentistry degree in the UK
  •  Early Clinical exposure in Year 1
  • Integrated learning with the whole dental team
  • ·       Very competitive

About the university Compare

Key Information
Email denadmissions@leeds.ac.uk
Phone number0113 343 9922
Course Information
Teaching styleTraditional/Integrated
Dental Surgery students learn alongside the whole dental team (dental therapists, hygienists, technicians and dental nurses)
Course length5 years
Students have the opportunity to intercalate before beginning Year 4
Courses offered1 course offered
Undergraduate and Graduate entry - 5 years
Graduate entryYes
Foundation or accessNo
University Life
Local areaLeeds The campus is just a 10 minute walk from the city centre.
Social lifeLeeds has one of the largest student communities in the country and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful, accessible countryside in the UK. The union building has shops, restaurants, bars and clubs
Interview styleMMI
Interview datesFebruary
Interview topics
  • Communication Skills
  • Empathy
  • Analytical Skills
  • Attitudes
Admissions Tests
UCATNot required
BMATBMAT score is scored and ranked The score is used in conjunction with academic achievement and personal statement.
Academic Requirements
GSCEGrades required: 6 A*-B or Grade 6 and above including Chemistry, Biology (or dual science), English and Maths
A-levelAAA is common
Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry
Grades required: AAA
Retake policyYes
Students who re-sit their A-Levels will be considered
Scottish highersGrades required: AABBB and AA is achieved at Advanced Higher level. AAABB and A is achieved at Advanced Higher level.
Applicants without Advanced Highers are required to achieve AAAAAA at Higher Level
Scottish advancedGrades required: AA or A depending on Scottish Highers Grades. See above for more details
IBGrades required: 35 Points
Subjects required: 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and Biology
Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)2:1 Honours degree
Applications in 19/20Total number of home applicants: 456
Interviews in 19/20Total number of applicants interviewed: 318
Offers in 19/20Total number of offers: 111
Success rate in 19/20Application success rate:
Offers per applicant: 1 in 4.1
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: Approximately 1 in 2.9

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