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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees



5 Years



Study language


Delivery mode


Degree type

Foundation year

List of Programs

Progression programs:

  1. Dental Surgery BDS (Hons)


Academic Requirements

  • Students need to have completed the relevant academic qualifications for the International Foundation Year
  • Certificate of General Secondary Education with average grade average of 80%

Additional requirements

n addition to achieving the required progression grades, you will be expected to meet the following progression requirements:

  • Completion of the Discover Dentistry MOOC
  • Minimum 50% in School of Clinical Dentistry Enhancement Elements Assessment
  • No ‘red flag’ outcomes in Situational Judgement Test (SJT)
  • UCAT score above annual threshold set by the School of Clinical Dentistry

English Tests Requirements



4.0 (with 4.0 in all skills), or equivalent

About Faculty

Dentists help to improve and protect the world’s oral hygiene. With the International Foundation Year in Dentistry, you can develop the practical and theoretical knowledge you need for success.

Top Reasons to Study in The University of Sheffield

Producing inspiring leaders for decades
The University of Sheffield has produced six Nobel Prize winners in the fields of Chemistry and Medicine/Physiology. This legacy of exceptional research and discovery continues to this day with lecturers from around the world choosing Sheffield as a place where they can lead, innovate and inspire.

A safe, friendly and affordable home
Sheffield is a safe and friendly multicultural city. This was proven when the UK Peace Index ranked Sheffield as England’s safest major city in its latest study. The cost of living in Sheffield is low compared to other student cities in the
UK. Accommodation, travel and entertainment are all available at affordable prices. Our students are valued as a part of the city’s vibrant community which is home to more than 60,000 students.

The ideal location for student life
Sheffield is the fourth largest city in England and is just over two hours by train from London. It is one of the UK’s most popular places for students to go to university. Sheffield is large
enough to offer a great range of restaurants, shopping, theatre, cinemas, bars and culture; yet small enough to find your way around quickly and feel part of the community.

Dedicated support for all students
With so many students in the area, there is always someone to talk to, but if you’re looking for more support the Students’ Union can provide help and advice on many different topics. This is also the social hub of the University, voted Best Students’ Union in the UK for the past three years (Whatuni Student Choice Awards, 2019).

Ranking & Accreditation of The University of Sheffield

  • Number one in the Russell Group National Student Survey 2023 (based on aggregate responses)
  • 92 per cent of our research is rated in the highest two categories Research Excellence Framework 2021
  • 8th in the UK for our progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings
  • Top 50 in the most international universities rankings 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings
  • Number one Students’ Union in the UK Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023, 2022, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • A top 20 university targeted by employers The Graduate Market in 2023, High Fliers report
  • Six Nobel Prize winners

Student Accommodation at The University of Sheffield

Many people find they meet their lifelong friends when living in student accommodation. It is an important part
of student life and a big step in finding
your independence after living at home.

St Vincent’s Place is staffed 24 hours a day. All of the rooms are single occupancy and include self-catering facilities, although with so many restaurants and cafés nearby you will have many options at mealtimes. All of the utilities (gas, electricity, water, internet) are included in the rent.

  • around £6,400 per year


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