=107 th
World University Rankings 2021
126-150 th
World Reputation Rankings 2020
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Chancellors Court, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TT, United Kingdom

Dentistry (5 years) - University of Birmingham

This Dentistry course will provide you with a solid foundation of learning on which to base your clinical experience and patient care. The ongoing strand of whole patient care in Clinical Practice enables you to integrate specialty teaching and perform the most appropriate treatment for your patients. With an ageing population who are retaining teeth into old age, the importance of understanding interactions between general and oral health is paramount. Excellent communication skills, the ability to treat patients as individuals, and a sound understanding of the biological basis of oral disease and preventive approaches to care are essential foundations of dental practice. All of which you will be taught at Birmingham. Based in the Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry, you will learn from, train and work alongside practicing clinicians and other members of the dental team on a daily basis in world-class learning facilities. The five year BDS course is followed by a one year compulsory foundation training programme in order to work within the NHS. Entry to foundation training is competitive, however our focused teaching means that almost without exception, our graduated gain employment.