Entry requirements

for Dentistry BDS

Date of entry

September 2020

English is my first language:

Level 1 entry

Typical entry requirements

AAAAB at the first sitting of Highers
Higher - Biology (preferably Human Biology), Chemistry, and another science
and
National 5 - English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, plus one more subject

All applicants must sit the UCAT test in their year of application unless certified exempt because there is no testing centre in your country. There is no minimum cut-off score but scores will be compared with other applicants in the same entry cycle. More information about the UCAT test and how and when to register for it can be found on the UCAT website.

Selection for interview will be based on academic achievement to date, including predicted grades, and UCAT score.

Interviews are in the form of Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) which consist of 10 stations comprising a mixture of:

  • one to one interviews
  • discussions on set topics
  • role playing tasks

Offers will be conditional, based on performance at interview and three Advanced Highers/Highers taken in 6th year, normally at BBB, to include Advanced Higher Biology (preferably Human Biology) or Chemistry


Minimum / Widening Access entry requirements

AAABB (minimum) at Higher
Higher - A in Biology (preferably Human Biology) and Chemistry
and
Advanced Higher - Biology or Chemistry at grade B or above

All to be achieved by the end of 6th year, with no minimum requirements by the end of 5th year.

All applicants must sit the UCAT test in their year of application unless certified exempt because there is no testing centre in your country. There is no minimum cut-off score but scores will be compared with other applicants in the same entry cycle. More information about the UCAT test and how and when to register for it can be found on the UCAT website.

Selection for interview will be based on academic achievement to date, including predicted grades, and UCAT score.

Interviews are in the form of Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) which consist of 10 stations comprising a mixture of:

  • one to one interviews
  • discussions on set topics
  • role playing tasks

Any subsequent offer will include compulsory attendance and successful completion of University of Dundee Access Summer School.

Further information on Contextual Admissions

Questions? Need help?

Contact our applicant enquiry team

+44 (0)1382 383838

contactus@dundee.ac.uk