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Dentistry at University of Sheffield Dental School (A200 BDS)

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

UCAT at the University of Sheffield Dental School (BDS)


👉🏼 UCAT Cut-Off Score  For Interview Invitation (ie Lowest UCAT Invited To Interview) at Sheffield

  • 2022 Entry: 2690

  • 2021 Entry: 2690

  • 2020 Entry: 2570


👉🏼 AVERAGE UCAT Score Invited For Interview at Sheffield:

  • 2022 Entry: 2690

  • 2021 Entry: 2720

  • 2020 Entry: 2667

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

Work experience used alongside other research into dentistry during the screening process to ensure applicant has understanding of dentistry and the personal qualities and values necessary.

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Sheffield Dental School Personal Statement

Yes 


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 and have an understanding of dentistry.

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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 Questions 2024

Key Details

Semi-Structured Panel Interview and separate Interpersonal skills test

Important Dates

27th February to 3rd March 2023

Key Topics

Interviews will be conducted by two members of staff and one senior student and will last for approximately 15 minutes with questions that aim to assess:


All applicants who have been selected for an interview will be invited to attend a panel-based structured interview



  • 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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