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Undergraduate

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We offer undergraduate training opportunities for students in dentistry, dental hygiene and dental therapy, and a learning experience designed to best prepare you for your future career.

We offer the following courses:

How to apply

Find out how to apply here.

We require all applicants for Dental Surgery (A200) to have passed the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) before the application deadline of 15 October. In exceptional cases, a candidate may be exempt from the test on geographic grounds if they live and are educated in a country where we do not offer the test. Visit the UCAT website for more information.

Our admissions policy

Our admissions policies outline everything you need to know about our application process. Please read these carefully.

MMI (multiple mini interview) dates 2022

The MMI’s (Multiple Mini Interviews) will be held on the following dates for 2022 entry:

QualificationUCAS codeInterview dates
Dental Surgery (BDS)A200Monday 17 January 2022 to  Wednesday 26 January 2022
Dental Therapy and Hygiene (BSc)B752Monday 7 March 2022 to Friday 11 March 2022
Dental Hygiene (Diploma)B750Monday 7 March 2022 to Friday 11 March 2022

Visit us

Experience what it's like to study in one of the most beautiful university cities in the UK.

Open Day

Open Days and visits for undergraduate study

Our Open Days will give you a chance to explore our campus and city, meet our staff and students and get a real feel for studying and living in Cardiff.

Students on Open Day at the marquee

Open Days

Find out more about the school and what we can offer.

Work experience for Dental Therapy and Hygiene, and Dental Hygiene

We are not currently taking on any work experience requests at the moment, please keep a check on this webpage for updates.

To find out more, please email dentalvisits@cardiff.ac.uk.

Work experience for Dental Surgery

We are not currently taking on any work experience requests at the moment, please keep a check on this webpage for updates.

One day work experience placements are held weekly on Thursdays and Fridays during term time. You must be 16 or older to take part.

You will be allocated to one clinic in the morning and another in the afternoon. We have three Dental Education Clinics and four specialised clinics:

  • Oral Surgery
  • Exam and Emergency Clinic
  • Child Dental Health Clinic
  • Orthodontic Clinic.

To find out more, please email dentalvisits@cardiff.ac.uk.