Dental Schools

Sheffield

Dentistry at University of Sheffield Dental School

Overview of The University of Sheffield Dental School

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The course in Sheffield Dental Hospital is divided into nine integrated themes. Throughout the course they aim to teach you theory alongside clinical practice so you'll develop an understanding of dental science and its clinical application.


You'll learn the value of evidence-based dentistry and how to apply it to clinical practice.


Sheffield Dental School believes in training the whole dental team together, so you'll learn with Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy students in a way that prepares you for practice.

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Sheffield University Dentistry Course Structure

Throughout the course Sheffield Dental School aim to teach you theory alongside clinical practice so you'll develop an understanding of dental science and its clinical application. You'll learn the value of evidence-based dentistry and how to apply it to clinical practice.


During the course you will learn how to treat patients of all ages with increasingly complex care needs. You'll learn more about oral diseases, their causes, how they develop and how to recognise, diagnose and prevent them.

University of Sheffield Dentistry Entry Requirements

GCSE

6 GSCE grades at 7/A including Maths, English Language and science.

A Levels

AAA at A level including Chemistry and Biology/Human Biology

IB

36 points with a 6 in Higher Level Chemistry and Biology

Scottish Higher

AAAAB at Scottish Highers including Biology and an A in Chemistry or AAAAB at Scottish Highers including Chemistry and an A in Biology.

Scottish Advanced

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Sheffield University Dentistry Admission Tests

UCAT

Yes

BMAT

No

GAMSAT

No

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Course Information

Graduate Entry

No

Intercalation

Yes

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Sheffield University Dental School Work Experience

As part of their career exploration, it is recommended that applicants undertake a mixture of work experience, independent research, discussion with healthcare workers, online course etc.to inform their decision to apply for dentistry.

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Sheffield Dental School Personal Statement

The personal statement is used as a screening tool for interview. Applicants need to demonstrate that they possess the personal qualities and values to become a healthcare professional. The applicant should also demonstrate that they have explored dentistry and the allied health professions as careers to ensure that they are making an informed choice.

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Does This Medical School Have A Gateway or Foundation Year?

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Description

The Discover Dental Professions programme is a two-year pathway starting in Year 12 for widening access students who are interested and have the potential to progress into a career in the field of dentistry, as a dentist, hygienist or therapist. The University of Sheffield also participates in the Realising Opportunities programme. With Access Sheffield, applicants meeting contextual criteria could qualify for additional consideration or a reduced offer.

Criteria

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Sheffield University Dentistry Interview

Type

Semi-Structured Panel Interview and separate Interpersonal skills test

Dates

January to March

Topics

  • Motivation for the course

  • Motivation for the profession and knowledge of current issues

  • Evidence of independent thought

  • Evidence of ability to apply knowledge

  • Relevant experience, communication, personal qualities and values.

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Contact Details

School of Clinical Dentistry
University of Sheffield
Claremont Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2TA
Tel:   0114 215 9304

Web: sheffield.ac.uk/dentalschool

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