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

Visit our admissions criteria pages to find out how to apply. These pages also contain information on entry requirements, selection procedures, open days and transfers.

We require all* applicants for Dental Surgery (A200/A204) to have passed the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) 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 UKCAT website for more information.

MMI (multiple mini interview) dates 2018

We interview all applicants. Interviews will be held on the following dates for 2018 entry:

QualificationUCAS codeInterview dates
Dental Surgery (BDS)A200/A20415-19 January 2018
Dental Therapy and Hygiene (BSc)B7525-9 March 2018
Dental Hygiene (Diploma)B7505-9 March 2018

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Open Days

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

Work experience for Dental Therapy and Hygiene, and Dental Hygiene

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

Work experience for Dental Surgery

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 book placements for October 2017 – July 2018, please email dentalvisits@cardiff.ac.uk.