Mr Andrew Corke BDS, MFGDP(UK), MGDSRCS(Eng), FFGDP(UK),

Mr Andrew Corke

School of Dentistry
Clinical Dental Tutor

Contact details

The School of Dentistry
5 Mill Pool Way
B5 7EG
United Kingdom

Andrew Corke is a part-time Clinical Dental Tutor at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences, responsible for one-to-one teaching of dental students during patient treatment sessions. Outside of the School he is a General Dental Practitioner in Solihull.

He is also the Associate Dental Dean for Dental Foundation Training in the West Midlands and a scheme programme director with responsibilities for organising and running the West Midlands DFT schemes. 


  • BDS (University of Birmingham) December 1983.
  • MFGDP (UK) Royal College, London, November 1995.
  • MGDS RCS   Royal College, London, June 2002.
  • FFGDP(UK)  Royal College, London, October 2004.
  • Dip Med Ed  University of  Keele, November 2010.


Andrew qualified in Dentistry from the University of Birmingham in 1983. Following a year in hospital as a house officer he undertook his vocational training year in a dental practice in Birmingham following which, he stayed on as, first an associate and then as a partner until he sold the practice in 2003. During his time in practice he became an experienced Dental Foundation Trainer. He was appointed part-time clinical dental tutor at the School of Dentistry in 1997 and the Postgraduate Dental Tutor for Birmingham in 2004.

In 2006 he was appointed a DFT advisor for the West Midlands and then the Associate Dental Dean for Foundation Training in 2011.

He still enjoys general practice and since 2005 works part time in a dental practice in Solihull.


Other activities

  • Member of Solihull Local Dental Committee (2009 - to date).
  • Faculty Board Member, West Midlands Division of the Faculty of General Practice (2006 – to date).