Bachelor of Dental Surgery, The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

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The award

How long you will study
6 Years

Domestic course fees
HKD 42100 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
HKD 171000 per year

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About Bachelor of Dental Surgery at The University of Hong Kong

Programme Aims and Features

The intent of the BDS curriculum at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, is to educate and train students to become dentists in its mission of providing oral health care for individuals and the community in the Hong Kong context. The integrated Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) curriculum is outcomes- and competency-based and adopts a problem-based learning (PBL) approach in achieving this mission. The dental degree curriculum lasts six years.

Learning principally takes place in the Prince Philip Dental Hospital, the only dental teaching hospital in Hong Kong; There are also classes in the general medical and surgical wards of the University Departments of Medicine and Surgery, and with the ward and operating theatre of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Queen Mary Hospital. Learning also occurs at a variety of dental clinics and oral health education delivery settings throughout Hong Kong.

Professional Recognition

The Degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) of The University of Hong Kong is recognized as a registrable primary qualification by the Dental Council of Hong Kong (DCHK). The BDS degree has been accredited by the DCHK under section 8(1)(b) of the Dentists Registration Ordinance in Hong Kong SAR.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBDSHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study6 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesHKD 42100 per yearInternational course feesHKD 171000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

You (or your parents) only need to pay a fraction of the cost of education in Hong Kong, even though our educational standards are at an international level. We value what you bring to HKU, in terms of your background and culture, and our fees are set at a level that students everywhere can afford, as long as your academic results are good enough!

Entry requirements

If you take the International Baccalaureate Diploma, GCE A-level/International A-Level, SAT/AP or All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate, please take note of the standards as below:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma - 41 (not including the core/bonus points), candidates should have completed the full IB Diploma, including CAS, TOK, and the Extended Essay.
  • GCE A-Level/International A-Level - 2A*'s and 1A, candidates should present at minimum of 3 A-level subjects, excluding English and Chinese language.
  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT plus Writing and SAT Subject Test/Advanced Placement Test - Redesigned SAT: 1400, SAT Subject Tests: 700 in each of the 3 subjects, AP Exams: Level 4 in each of the 3 subjects
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate - 97%, Candidates should present a minimum of 5 subjects in the Grade 12 Indian Board examinations.

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