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The University of Hong Kong

JS6107

Bachelor of Dental Surgery 牙醫學士

BDS

Short Description

The intent of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (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 healthcare for individuals and the community in the Hong Kong context.  The integrated 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.

Remarks:
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Programme Website

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 4
LIBERAL STUDIES 3
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 3
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
One of the following elective subjects:
BIOLOGY 3
COMBINED SCIENCE 3
CHEMISTRY 3
INTEGRATED SCIENCE 3
PHYSICS 3
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3

Remark:

  1. "Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education” is referred to as “HKDSE”.
  2. "Attained with Distinction" obtained prior to 2018, or "Attained with Distinction (I)" or "Attained with Distinction (II)" obtained in or after 2018, in Applied Learning subjects (other than Applied Learning Chinese) will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
  3. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

In general, most of the programmes offered by HKU consider the best results achieved by candidates in different combination of sittings, except for a few programmes which only consider the latest results.  Few programmes may also impose a penalty on HKDSE repeaters.  The policy on the calculation of scores in combined sittings of HKDSE for the 2020-21 exercise will be finalized at a later stage, which will be posted on our website https://www.hku.hk/dse.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

Faculty of Dentistry

Email: dental@hku.hk

Tel: 2859-0345

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 235 118 158 209 321 1041
2018 295 95 185 226 332 1133
2017 220 118 147 210 290 985
2016 250 82 129 201 325 987
2015 202 82 139 206 328 957
2014 225 89 136 226 346 1022
2013 287 67 118 173 265 910
2012 196 64 139 191 305 895

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2019 55 0 0 0 0 55
2018 53 0 0 0 0 53
2017 57 0 0 0 0 57
2016 57 0 0 0 0 57
2015 41 0 0 0 0 41
2014 40 0 0 0 0 40
2013 37 0 0 0 0 37
2012 35 0 0 0 0 35