By Global Study Abroad, Singapore
17 July 2018
University of Sheffield International College (USIC) unveils a new Biological and Life Sciences foundation pathway route for students to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery at the University of Sheffield campus, come September 2018.
In this pathway, students will study core modules consisting of Academic English Skills, Academic & Lab Skills and Academic Skills (Personal Development) as well as specific subjects (Chemistry, Biology and Foundational Mathematics) in the School of Clinical Dentistry to prepare for the Dentistry undergraduate program.
Here are some key facts to note:
Intake – September (Yearly)
- Foundation: Three terms (1 year)
- Undergraduate: 5 years
Minimum Age required:
17 on the first day of school
Academic IELTS for UKVI – 6.5 (Minimum 6.0 for all skills)
As for Chemistry and Biology, Minimally B for another subject
International Baccalaureate (IB) – 30 points
A levels – Minimally 2 Bs and 1 C
Polytechnic Diploma (Singapore) – Preferably a GPA of 3.0 and above
OR any other national equivalent
Once you accepted the offer to study at USIC, you will be offered a place at the University of Sheffield. However, this offer is subjected to the following criteria:
Academic: Minimum 70% GPA in the Biological & Life Sciences Pathway, with a minimum of 70% in Biology 1 & 2, and Chemistry 1 & 2
English Language: Minimum 70% for Academic English Skills, with a minimum of 65% in each component
- Completion of Discover Dentistry Mass Online Open Course (MOOC)
- Minimum score of 50% in the School of Clinical Dentistry
Enhancement Elements Assessment
- No *‘red flag’ outcome in Situational Judgment Test recruitment outcome (in the form of an interview)
- UKCAT above threshold set at the discretion of the
*As this is a part of the recruitment process into the medical field, candidates need to be able to display their sensitive and empathetic side.
Standard 2018 price: £17,620
Annual Tuition Fees*
Year 1 = £21,450
Years 2-5 = £37,300 per annum
Annual NHS Dental Service Increment For Teaching (SIFT)*
Year 1 = N/A
Years 2-5 = approx. £33,000 per annum
* Based on 2017-18 rates, but subject to inflationary increases
Total cost over 6 years of study: £320,270
Average cost per annum = £53,378
University of Sheffield’s Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery is internationally recognised and fully accredited by the General Dental Council (GDC). In addition, the School of Clinical Dentistry is linked to the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, where the majority of clinical teaching takes place. Students can be assured that they have a high chance of being employed in their home country.
There’s still time for this September’s intake. If you have any enquiries about Sheffield Dentistry pathway, please do feel free to contact us through our email at email@example.com or fill in the enquiry form below. We also welcome walk-in consultations. Global Study Abroad provides free consultation services. We offer scholarships and bursaries.
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