The University of Glasgow offers you the opportunity to study at a Russell Group university that is in the top 100 universities in the world. Glasgow Dental School is ranked 1st in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020). In Year 1 students will be introduced to all aspects of clinical dentistry.
Interviews are sent out to high achieving UCAT applicants, provided they meet the minimum entry criteria.
- Heavy UCAT focus
- Early Clinical Experience
About the university Compare
|Phone number||0141 211 9703|
|Teaching style|| Traditional/PBL|
There is a mixture of teaching throughout the course including: lectures, small groups and clinical teaching
|Course length||5 years|
|BSC||Yes Students have the option to intercalate after Year 3|
|Courses offered||1 course offered Undergraduate and graduate entry – 5 years|
|Foundation or access||No|
|Local area||Glasgow |
The subway connects the main campus to the city centre in less than 10 minutes.
|Social life||3rd Largest city in the UK. It offers a lively nightlife with more than 700 bars, pubs and nightclubs. There are more than 90 parks and public gardens and a range of sports on offer.|
7 stations lasting 6 minutes each including 1 minute reading time
|UCAT||If your UCAT score is deemed to be too low then you will not be selected for an interview. The UCAT cut-off score varies from year to year and is not released by the Dental School during the application cycle.|
Cut off score in 2018: 2540
Cut off score in 2019: 2470
|GSCE||Grades required: Six GCSE’s at grade A/7 including Mathematics or Physics. Grade B/6 in English Language or Literature|
|A-level||AAA is common|
Subjects required: Biology and Chemistry
Grades required: AAA
|Scottish highers||Grades required: AABB-AAAAB|
Including Biology and Chemistry by the end of S6 plus Advanced Higher Biology or Chemistry at Grade B.
Minimum AABB by the end of S5. Higher subjects must include Biology and Chemistry
|Scottish advanced||Grades required: A or B in Advanced Higher Biology or Chemistry|
|IB||Grades required: 36 points including three Higher Level subjects at 6,6,6.|
Additional requirements: Chemistry and Biology at Higher Level 6. Mathematics or Physics at HL.
|Bachelor's Degree (Gradutes Only)||2:1 Honours Degree |
Preferably In a relevant subject
|Applications in 19/20|
Total number of home applicants: Approximately 446
|Interviews in 19/20||Total number of applicants interviewed: 205|
|Offers in 19/20||Total number of offers: 140|
|Success rate in 19/20||Application success rate: |
Offers per applicant: 1 in 3.2
Interview success rate:
Offers per interview: 1 in 1.5