Studying at the only Dental Hospital in Wales allows students to serve and manage a diverse group of patients with a wide range of dental diseases. The course offers extensive clinical training in Dental Hospitals as well as community dental services and the state of the art clinical skills laboratory.
Cardiff Dental School was the highest ranked Dental School in the UK in 2016.
- Integrated learning alongside other dental student
- Early clinical exposure in year one
About the university Compare
|Phone number||029 2074 2468|
Students will learn the scientific and pathological processes underlying oral and dental disease whilst acquiring the skills to manage patients effectively and safely.
|Course length||5 years|
|Courses offered||2 courses offered|
Undergraduate and Graduate entry - 5 years
Foundation entry - 6 years
|Foundation or access||Yes|
Dentistry with a Foundation Year – 6 years
|Local area||City of Cardiff|
The School of Dentistry is located on Heath Park campus, A 53-acre site shared with the University Hospital of Wales
|Social life||Modern shopping centres, green parks and thriving nightlife make up the lively city of Cardiff. With many sporting and music events taking place regularly, Cardiff is a city that attracts a wide range of people.|
10 stations, each lasting for 5 minutes.
|UCAT||There is no minimum threshold score but all sections in the UCAT examination are used to rank and select students for interviews.|
|GSCE||Grades required: A/7 in single sciences or grade 77 (AA) in the Double Award.|
Applicants with grade B/6 in English Language but preference will be given to applicants who hold a grade A
|A-level||AAA is common|
Subjects required: Chemistry and Biology
Grades required: AAA
Applicants who re-sit A levels will not be considered
|Scottish highers||Not required|
|Scottish advanced||Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry. Offer excludes General Studies and Critical thinking.|
Grades required: AA
|IB||Grades required: 36 points with a 6 in Higher Level Biology and Chemistry or 666 in 3 Higher Level subjects including Biology and Chemistry|
|Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)||2:1 Honours degree|
Minimum entry requirements must be met.
All graduate applicants will be required to sit the UCAT exam
|Applications in 19/20||Total number of home applicants: 715|
|Interviews in 19/20||Total number of applicants interviewed: Approximately 240|
|Offers in 19/20||Total number of offers: Approximately 180|
|Success rate in 19/20||Application success rate: |
Offers per applicant: 1 in 4
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: Approximately 1 in 1.3