University College Cork


Course Name Dentistry
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK702
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BDS (Hons)
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+H4 in Chemistry and either Physics or Biology and O6/H7 from Irish, English, another language and Maths.

Student Garda Vetting
A condition of enrolment on this programme is that all incoming students have cleared the vetting process in accordanc...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
Dentistry provides a rewarding career in the provision of oral health care and is satisfying not only in terms of performing high-standard clinical procedures but also in terms of social interaction. The dentist also fulfils an import...

Subjects Taught


Year 1 Modules:
AN1005 Principles of Human Structure for Dentistry (5 credits);
AN1006 Topographical Anatomy (10 credits);
BC1024 Introduction to Biomolecules and Metabolic Pathways (10 credits);
PL1001 & PL1002 Introduction to Physiol...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
On graduating from this course, you will have developed an ability to listen to and engage with your patients. You will also be able to deliver clinical care for your patients to a high technical level. This clinical c...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Ann-Marie Doran
+353 (0)21 490 1163
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 625 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 613 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 590