Enhanced Support Dentistry Programme King's College London, University of London

Undergraduate

Awarded by: King’s College London

The Enhanced Support Dentistry Programme is an opportunity for talented students from non-selective state schools in Greater London to pursue a career in dentistry. Students receive additional academic support whilst following the standard five-year Dentistry BDS programme. This combines the very 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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery - BDS

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    16 September 2019

  • Duration

    5 years


Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • General Dental Council

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This programme is only open to students from non-selective state schools in Greater London. For more details, see below

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/enhanced-support-dentistry-programme-bds.aspx

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 October *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code A206
Institution code K60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Please note that students with Overseas fee status are ineligible to apply for this programme. UKCISA has a number of resources to advise you of which fee status category you may fall into dependent on your circumstances, so we would recommend reviewing these prior to making an application.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - AAA Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Must include Biology and Chemistry, as well as GCSE English and Maths. A typical offer is AAA at A-Level, including Biology and Chemistry. However if applicants are performing exceptionally well within their school/college and receive a good UKCAT score we may consider predicted or achieved grades at a lower level. Subjects: Chemistry and Biology are required at A-Level.

NOTE: If you are taking linear A levels in England, you will be required to pass the practical endorsement in all science subjects

Additionally: Grade 6/B in both GCSE English and Mathematics, if not offered at A/AS-level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma D: 36 credits
M: 9 credits
P: 0 credits
QAA Access to Medicine/Dentistry HE Diploma taken at an eligible UK Further Education College full time over one year may be considered. Additionally, GCSE (or accepted Level 2 equivalents) at Grade 6/B in both English and Mathematics required (or recognised equivalent). All applicants must take the UKCAT. Please contact Admissions for any further queries.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include Chemistry and Biology.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All applicants must obtain or have obtained grade 6 or B in both GCSE English language and GCSE Mathematics.

NOTE: GCSEs must have been completed at a non-selective, state school in Greater London.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points A typical offer is 35 points overall and 666 in three HL subjects. However if applicants are performing exceptionally well within their school/college and receive a good UKCAT score we may consider predicted or achieved grades at a lower level (to a minimum of 32 points and 555 HL). Chemistry and Biology are required at Higher Level. Additionally, Grade 5 SL is required in both English and Mathematics, if not offered at GCSE.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Not accepted
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Not accepted
Scottish Advanced Higher Not accepted

Required subjects: Biology and Chemistry, as well as GCSE (or equivalent) study of English language and Maths.
All applicants must take the UKCAT. For more information on our entry requirements for Dentistry, please visit our online prospectus.
NOTE: this programme is only open to students from non-selective, state schools for more details, please visit our online prospectus.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT)

Must be taken in the summer before applying

Criminal records declaration (Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
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
IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
Institution's Own Test Pass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7
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
Trinity ISE Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill

We also accept the English Language component of a number of International and European qualifications as meeting our English Language requirements. These can include GCSE English, the International Baccalaureate, the Abitur or the French Baccalaureat. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/english-language.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

For International fees, please visit our tuition fee pages for more information: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees.aspx All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 (this will be £5,000 for Medical and Dental programmes) against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.