You will develop clinical and interpersonal skills across the full range of dental disciplines and advance as a lifelong learner, able to interpret and use scientific evidence for your patients’ benefit. You will learn alongside other members of the dental team and grow as a professional, becoming skilled at communicating with your patients and help them maintain their oral health.
You will be based in the Dental Hospital and School on the main university campus with its state of the art teaching and clinical facilities. Components of the course are supported by different schools across the University (e.g. Medicine, Life Sciences and the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification) that work together to deliver an integrated and innovative curriculum. You will develop your clinical skills over the five years of the course supported by a strong scientific and evidence base.
2024 entry requirements
5 Highers at AAAAB (first sitting) including Biology and Chemistry, Human Biology preferred plus English, Maths, Biology and Chemistry and one more subject at National 5 at B. Offers will be condition based on the attainments of 3 Advanced Highers or crash Highers at BBB in 6th year, including Biology or Chemistry.
Widening access entry:
Advanced Higher Biology or Chemistry at B plus 5 Highers at AAABB including Biology (preferably Human Biology) and Chemistry.
All applicants will be expected to undertake the UCAT test before they apply.
All potential dentistry students are required to undergo screening for blood borne viruses (Hepatitis B and C, and HIV). You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
School of Dentistry