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BDS Dentistry

Queen Mary University of London
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Course UCAS code: A200
Qualification type:
  • BDS, Full-time , Duration: 5 Years
Course Summary:
Study an innovative dental curriculum at a top school with world-class facilities and access to London’s diverse population. This five-year degree is designed to help you build the skills you’ll need as a dental professional. The Institute of Dentistry at Barts and the London follows a new and innovative curriculum: you’ll study care of the mouth, including prevention and treatment of dental diseases, screening for oral cancers, managing trauma, orthodontics and oral surgery. Our location in east London means you’ll serve a population of great diversity and encounter a wide range of disease, including some of the more unusual oral cancers. You’ll be exposed to patients early on, and as you progress in your studies you’ll work in our outreach clinics in Canary Wharf, Stratford and Southend-on-Sea. We encourage you to take a holistic approach to dentistry by studying the human sciences along with your core dentistry modules – including sociology and psychology – to examine patients’ attitude to oral healthcare and the dental profession.
Modules:
Year 1 Scientific basis of clinical practice (Year 1) We’ll introduce you to basic biological principles and help you to develop the study skills you’ll need throughout the programme. You’ll cover: clinical skills critical thinking dental materials and their application oral biology the body’s main organs and systems the effects of illness on people and their families the impact of environmental and social factors on health the normal biological structure and function of cells
Assessment Methods:
We’ll assess your progress throughout the programme, using: continuous assessment – including in-course examinations, independent projects and success in student-selected components examinations – where you’ll demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ve developed throughout the programme formative assessments, which do not count towards your final marks but allow us to identify whether you need additional help with your studies Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) to assess your clinical and communication skills. You’ll be assessed on your ability to interact with clinical simulations, accomplish tasks and communicate or interact with both real and simulated patients.
Application deadline details:

15 October

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This is a great uni. It is close to public transport, whilst also having an array of cheap take out, restaurants and fast food options for students. The freshers events are great to make friends and get involved. Don't miss any! The departments are very friendly by letting people change courses, providing links to careers website and going the extra effort to provide the best experience. It's very diverse in culture and backgrounds and reflects the London environment.

Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
School of Medicine and Dentistry Undergraduate Enquiries:
Tel. +44 (0)20 7882 8478
Email. [email protected]

 
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