Dental Schools


Dentistry at University of Leeds Dental School

Overview of University of Leeds Dentistry


The School of Dentistry is one of the country's leading centres for dental study and research. They are proud of their international reputation for the proficiency of the alumni, the insight of research, and the quality of facilities available to students and collaborators. They combine expert teaching with innovative research work, producing both the highest quality of dental practitioners and research which will shape the discipline they work in.


Leeds School of Dentistry Course Structure

Leeds University Dentistry is the only joint Master and Bachelor dentistry degree in the UK, the MChD/BChD course integrates clinical dentistry, science, and personal development. You’ll graduate from Leeds as a highly qualified and well-equipped professional, trained to think critically and work independently.

You gain early clinical exposure in year 1 and experience in a range of settings throughout the course – at the dental hospital, in the community, at outreach clinics, and through hospital placements. You can also undertake a four-week local or international placement at the end of your fourth year.

The clinical and teaching facilities are excellent. You will have access to 3D virtual reality dental training simulators to practice clinical skills and build your confidence.

The MChD/BChD shows you have Master's level skills and attributes and can expand your employment and further study options.

Leeds University Dentistry Entry Requirements


A minimum of 6 GCSEs at grade B/6 or higher, including Chemistry, Biology (or Dual Science) English, and Maths. Scottish Nationals are not required if Highers subject requirements are met as above.

A Levels

AAA including biology and chemistry; alternative conditions ABB including A in biology or chemistry plus Access to Leeds/ROpps/Reach for Excellence. General Studies and Critical thinking A Levels are not accepted.


At least 35 points overall including a score of 6 in higher level Chemistry and Biology, plus a further higher at grade 6. English must be offered at higher or subsidiary level (grade 5 minimum if not offered at GCSE). Maths Studies is acceptable.

Scottish Higher

Applicants must have grade B minimum in Chemistry, Biology, English and either Physics or Maths at Higher level. At Advanced Higher, we require AA in Biology and Chemistry, plus either a third subject at grade A at Advanced Higher level, OR two additional Highers at grade B.

Scottish Advanced


Leeds Uni Dentistry Admission Tests








Course Information

Graduate Entry





Leeds Dental School Work Experience

Not required. 


University of Leeds Dentistry Personal Statement

Reviewed for interest in the course; not scored. Reference reviewed for general suitability for course; not scored.


Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?



Access to Leeds is the undergraduate widening access programme. It could offer students the chance to study an undergraduate degree with lower entry requirements than those listed on our course pages. If you participate in the scheme you will take part in a study module and you will benefit from support and events to help prepare you for university.



Leeds Dental School Interview






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